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First planning application for Northumberland Line approved

The first of a number of planning applications needed to deliver the reopening of the Northumberland Line for passenger traffic was approved last week. The application proposed the construction of a new footbridge to replace an existing level crossing at Chase Meadows, Blyth. The reopening of the Northumberland Line delivers 18 miles of upgraded track, six […]

SLC Property wins first framework place from Midlands Connect

SLC Property has been awarded a place on Midlands Connect’s specialist technical framework to carry out environmental assessment advisory services. This is the first framework place for the land and property specialists in their own right and is a clear indication of how they have built a positive reputation for successfully helping clients with their […]

SLC Property director is supporting SMEs meet net zero targets

One of SLC Property’s directors is helping SMEs meet net zero targets, after a survey of 254 SMEs found that they don’t know where to turn for help. The research, entitled Small businesses advice on net zero: discovery phase, was commissioned by a new coalition called the Zero Carbon Business Partnership, comprising several of the UK’s […]

SLC Property expands its northern team with new appointments

The rail specialists see a huge opportunity for their business because of the government’s plans to transform infrastructure in the north. SLC Property has grown its northern team with two new appointments and the property and planning experts promise that this is just the start of wider growth to meet the demands of new rail […]

SLC Property names Rob Smart as new managing director

SLC Property is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Smart as its new managing director. Rob, who has previously held director positions at Turner & Townsend and Cambridge Assessment (part of the University of Cambridge), joined the land and planning services specialists this week. Part of the SLC group of companies, SLC Property was […]

Launch of public consultation for Northumberland Line

Proposals for the re-opening of the Northumberland Line for rail passenger services moved a step forward this week with the launch of a public consultation on the plans. SLC Property is managing the complex property consents strategy for the project, including the Transport and Works Act Orders (TWAO) and Planning Applications. As part of this […]

Planning permission granted for two new Black Country railway stations

A major milestone has been reached after SLC Property, in conjunction with the West Midlands Rail Programme and SLC Rail, has secured permission to build two new railway stations on the Walsall to Wolverhampton Line. The stations at Darlaston and Willenhall were backed by Walsall Council’s planning committee, meaning that the project can move forward […]

Planning approval for three new stations on the Camp Hill Line

SLC Property, in conjunction with the West Midlands Rail Programme and SLC Rail, has secured permission to build three new rail stations in the West Midlands in preparation for the expansion of passenger services in the region. Moseley, Kings Heath and Hazelwell are all situated on the Camp Hill line, which is primarily used by […]

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