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  • 23 Jun
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    MediaCityUK and NJL win at Planning Awards 2017

    We are delighted to announce that MediaCityUK won Planning Permission of the Year at the Planning Awards 2017, run in conjunction with PlanningResource and PlacemakingResource. NJL Consulting worked on behalf of Peel Media Limited and joint venture between Peel Land and Property and Legal and General Capital to submit the application.

    Phase 2 will double the size of MediaCityUK and represents a £1 billion investment in this location.  It will bring forward c.1,800 apartments and 50,000 sq.m of offices with supporting retail, leisure, car parking and public realm.

  • 19 Jun
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    Detail Planning Application Submitted - Whaley Bridge

    NJL Consulting has submitted a detailed planning application, on behalf of Alliance Living Ltd, for a residential development of 14 dwellings in Whaley Bridge.

    The development is located on a redundant industrial site to the east of Whaley Bridge town centre within the existing defined urban area. Located within a conservation area, the scheme will bring clear benefits through the demolition of a redundant negative building and sympathetic redevelopment to provide 14 much needed family homes.

  • 14 Jun
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    Graduate Planner role at NJL Manchester

    NJL Consulting has been providing specialist planning and development advice to clients across the UK for more than a decade.  Our expert, multi-disciplined team has developed a reputation for quality and attention to detail that has seen clients return to seek our services time and time again.

    NJL is a leading planning and development consultancy, based in Manchester and Leeds, which provides advice and prepares applications throughout the whole of the UK for a wide range of clients. We're committed to developing strong relationships with our clients.

  • 18 May
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    Supreme Court Judgment - Fully Digested

    Last week’s judgment issued by The Supreme Court, in relation to the Suffolk Coastal District Council (Appellant) v Hopkins Homes Ltd and Richborough Estates Partnership LLP v Cheshire East Borough Council (Appellant), has been causing much discussions across the country on what this will mean for residential planning applications (and appeals) in the future.

    Following briefings provided by others within the past week, NJL has digested the decision and what this will mean moving forward and set out below a summary of how this could impact upon your existing and future planning applications.

  • 06 Apr
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    Guest Blog: Andy Burnham Manifesto Briefing by Chris Peacock and Jonathan Coverdale, Newington Communications

    Chris Peacock and Jonathan Coverdale of Newington Communications discuss, assess and examine Andy Burnham's Manifesto in a helpful briefing which hopefully clears some of the fog, particularly with regards to the potential influence on planning and development industries.

  • 04 Apr
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    MediaCityUK shortlisted for Planning Awards

    NJL Consulting is delighted to announce that Phase 2 of MediaCityUK has been shortlisted for Planning Permission of the Year at The Planning Awards 2017.  Phase 2 of MediaCityUK comprises 11 development plots and will bring forward c.1,800 apartments and 50,000 sq.m of offices with supporting retail, leisure, car parking and public realm to continue the success of this prominent urban regeneration project.  Permission was granted on 1st September 2017 and it will represent £1 billion of investment in this location.    

    NJL acted on behalf of Peel Media Limited, a joint venture between Peel Land and Property Group and Legal and General Capital.  NJL was an integral part of the project team, providing strategic and detailed planning advice throughout the design process.  NJL set up a Planning Performance Agreement with Salford City Council which drove the planning process to a specific and tight timescale, including detailed pre-application engagement with the Council.  NJL co-ordinated the submission of the applications and the technical documentation that was submitted and prepared planning documents including a Planning and Delivery Statement, Technical Assessment Summary and an Executive Summary.  NJL worked closely with Salford City Council through to the successful determination of the applications within statutory timescales.


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