Considering planning permission for earth works

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Permitted development rights can cause a little bit of confusion on some projects, making it tricky to determine if planning permission will be required. Landscape works present some of the biggest problems when deciding whether permission will be required or not.

One must also remember that permitted development rights differ according to the location. For example if it is Green Belt, a conservation area, or a National Park, the rules are different. Each of these locations has stricter requirements and requires planning permission for a wider selection of projects.

At Thompsons of Prudhoe we understand the confusion that this situation can cause. Fortunately we are a highly experienced team and can provide a solution. We are able to offer support and discharge the relevant planning conditions within our scope of works. We are highly experienced in following the required steps set out when permission is obtained, ensuring the project complies with the law.

Waste solutions

One of the most regular requirements stated in planning documents is the matter of how waste materials will be handled and disposed of. This is very important to ensure the project is safe and minimises any risk of harm to the environment.

Over the years we have been involved in Green Belt and Brownfield projects across the whole of North East England and Scotland. Each of them brought its own unique challenges and has involved different waste streams. As a result we have been responsible for collecting, handing and managing the safe treatment or disposal of various hazardous and non-hazardous materials, often soils contaminated with Japanese Knotweed, hydrocarbons asbestos and red shale and mixed organic wastes.

Our ability to deal with so many different types of waste and achieve excellent standards has helped secure our reputation for efficient, compliant and lawful site waste management and ground remediation. We are proud to be one of the best names for earth works North East developers can work with. Whether the project already has planning permission or you need us to help with the application, we can be relied on.

To find out more about working with us please contact our team.