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RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence
We are delighted to announce that our entry has been shortlisted in the East of England 'Small Planning Consultancy of the Year ' category.  The winners will be announced at the RTPI gala dinner on 30th June 2022 ...
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EIMA Article
Introduction Ever since the UK Government transposed changes to the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive 85/337/EEC into UK law, through the Town & Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations in 2017 (‘the EIA Regulations’), it has been necessary for developers to ensure that their environmental statements are prepared by ‘competent ...
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EIMA Article
Schedule 4 of the EIA Regulations requires an applicant to provide an outline of the reasonable alternatives considered when developing proposals and an indication of the main reasons for the choices made, taking into account the environmental effects. In recent years, AM-P has led the EIA process in relation to ...
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AM-P Team
Andrew Martin - Planning Limited are proud to have celebrated our 10 year anniversary on 31st March 2022. AM-P was established in 2012, but with origins that go back 36 years to the forming of Andrew Martin Associates (AMA) in 1983. AMA was transformed through acquisition by a large multi-disciplinary ...
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EIMA Article
In accordance with Part 5, Regulation 18 and Schedule 3, an Environmental Statement (ES) should include the following, “a description of any features of the proposed development, or measures envisaged in order to avoid, prevent or reduce and, if possible, offset likely significant adverse effects on the environment.” These measures ...
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Warren Farm Sustainable Urban Extension – Chelmsford City Council Purpose of the project: The purpose of this project is to obtain an outline planning permission for a residential-led mixed-use development at Warren Farm, which is located on the western edge of Chelmsford. The proposed development consists of up to 880 ...
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EIMA Article
Reducing Environmental Impacts When Coordinating Environmental Impacts Assessments (EIA) The current pandemic has pushed us all to better utilise online and digital technology. Our experiences over the past 18 months have shown us that previously accepted ways of working can be changed and improved through better utilisation of online and ...
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New planning rules will shortly come into force to widen the scope of permitted development rights in Conservation Areas. Under current legislation, vacant ‘Class E’ premises can be converted to residential use without the need for a formal planning application.  Such proposals however need to go through the less formal ...
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EIMA Article
The effective management and coordination of what can be a multifaceted consultant team is key to the successful preparation and delivery of an Environmental Statement (ES). Depending on the nature of the project, such teams can be large in number, have a wide range of skills and knowledge and varying ...
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