Our practice director, Ruth Jackson, was out planting trees in North Manchester this week. Along with colleagues from Network Rail and Mott MacDonald, the team planted some 300 trees and shifted 1.5 tonnes of wood chippings. A big thank you to Manchester City of Trees for facilitating the day and doing such a fantastic job.
RJP has been chosen by Countryside Properties to support them in the preparation and submission of an application for development of a housing site in Hyndburn. RJP is delighted to be working alongside Countryside once again, following the successful result earlier this year on their site at Prescot, St Helens.
RJP provided planning support to MSA Architects in progressing an application to demolish the existing, unremarkable house and the replacement with a terrace of three new town houses on a site in Bowdon village, between Hale and Altrincham in Greater Manchester. RJP were pleased to assist in securing the redevelopment of the site with…Details
RJP is delighted to announce a new instruction, to support The Auckland Project in engaging with the preparation of a response to the draft of the County Durham Plan (CDP). Based in Bishop Auckland, The Auckland Project’s origins stem from an initial investment in a 900-year-old bishop’s palace, Auckland Castle, to transform it from a…Details
RJP is pleased to announce that we have secured planning permission on behalf of NCP Limited for a new temporary car park at Wilmott Street, Manchester. RJP co-ordinated the application with inputs from fellow co-consultants Drinkwater Architects, Curtins, and Cundalls. The temporary car park will make good use of a currently vacant, previously developed site…Details
Proposals for the Thomas Street site were revealed to the public for their views on the 7thFebruary 2019 (4:00pm to 7:30pm) at an event at the former Richard Goodall Gallery on Thomas Street. Under the instruction of Agecroft Investment Company, GA Studios, a local architectural firm, produced plans which looked to restore the Victorian-era frontage and roofscape. The proposal…Details
RJP is delighted to announce that St Albans City Council has given prior approval for the Govia Thameslink Rail and Network Rail application for the redevelopment of St Albans City Station. The project, designed by architects TTPP, will improve capacity and greatly modernise facilities at this busy commuter destination. RJP provided specialist rail planning advice…Details
Continuing on the theme of learning, our team took part in the Creating Our Most Valuable Team workshop with Wendy Kendall. The aim of the day was to learn about our individual strengths and how we can fit them together to bring the best out of our team. After a very productive morning of learning, the…Details
As our student colleagues get back to university in Manchester and Liverpool, our core team has also been investing into their continuing professional development. We have attended: the RTPI’s design and heritage conference, finding out more about Manchester town hall’s restoration plans; the RTPI Labour Party conference fringe event, where we got fresh perspectives on…Details
RJP has once again secured permission to allow the continued operation of temporary car parks by NCP at Store Street, Manchester. RJP successfully argued for a longer duration for the consent while proposals linked to the HS2 terminal in the vicinity of the site are evolving.