It will have been hard to miss the sheer volatility of 2018 on the retail industry, whether it be misery for stores reminiscent of our high streets, at out of centre retail parks, or somewhere in the middle.
NJL is thrilled to confirm Idle Hands (an independent Manchester coffee shop) has opened in its permanent home in Manchester city centre. Their shop is located at Dale House (on the junction of Dale Street and Tariff Street) in Manchester’s Northern Quarter.
With the release of the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) during what is turning out to be one of the hottest summers on record, much attention has turned toward how planning policy is guiding the adaption of cities to the challenges posed by climate change. This has been stoked by the publication last week of the Environmental Audit Committee’s (EAC) report setting out the risks posed to UK cities by the increasing regularity of extreme and unpredictable weather events.
On behalf of Countryside Properties, NJL Consulting have submitted two detailed planning applications at the former Riverside College site in Runcorn, Halton. Combined the proposals seek to develop a total of 144 residential dwellings with a mix of private rented sector and market homes across the 4.05 ha site.
NJL is delighted to confirm Hollie Barton will be representing the company by speaking at this year’s RTPI Planning Convention in London on 21st June 2018.
This year’s conference is on the theme of ‘resilient planning for our future’. Based on her significant experience and interest in the retail and leisure markets and related projects (including in-centre and out of centre locations, diversification and refurbishment of shopping parades, and enhancing the commerciality of clients’ assets), Hollie will be delivering a presentation specifically on the relationships between technology and retail planning.
On behalf of Quorum Development Management and Seddon Homes, NJL Consulting have submitted a detailed planning application at land off Delta Crescent, Warrington. The proposal seeks to develop a total of 79 residential dwellings across the 3.07 ha site which will form a natural extension to existing development in the Westbrook area.