NCP- Store Street

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.

New graduate planner

The RJP team this month welcomes a new graduate planner, Tom Young.  Tom has completed his studies at the University of Manchester and will be getting started working on projects for clients including Govia Thameslink Rail, NCP, and Agecroft Investment Company Limited.

Welcoming new colleagues

Following the arrival of Tess Cook in April 2018, RJP is delighted to announce the arrival of Callum Francis to the team.  Tess has joined us as Associate Director and brings a wealth of experience including both in residential and commercial development.  Callum is our new assistant planner and is working with us while he…


Hope Valley Capacity Scheme Approved

In February 2018 the Secretary of State for Transport announced the decision to approve new passing facilities on the Manchester to Sheffield Hope Valley route at Bamford and Dore. RJP acted as the consents advisers on the project and supported the large multi-disciplinary team through the scheme development, application submission and public inquiry. The proposed…


Copenhagen to Berlin – by bicycle!

Our practice director, Ruth Jackson, is currently training to cycle with Club Peloton from Copenhagen to Berlin this June. The ride is to raise funds for Coram, an adoption charity, founded in 1739, which every day offers direct, practical help and emotional support to vulnerable children, young people and their families. It of course also…


Merseyside Development Update

RJP attended the Place Northwest Merseyside Development Update this week. Top of the agenda were the economic growth assumptions underpinning the new Liverpool City Region housing and employment land assessment. Arguably, there are so many flagship projects in the city, from the Knowledge Quarter to Wirral Waters, that a more ambitious approach can be justified.…