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News Archive

Going for planning consent? The importance of consultation and finding the right solution to problems cannot be overstated!

We were delighted to hear recently that development of 85 new homes for which we are providing a range of engineering services had received unanimous approval, with full support from two Parish Councils involved.

Clarkebond Rising Star!

Congratulations to Katharine Barker on her promotion from Senior to Principal Geotechnical Engineer.

Senior Appointments at Clarkebond

Clarkebond is delighted to announce two senior appointments to its Ground Engineering and Civil Engineering teams.

What does the Draft Revised NPPF mean for Transport Planning?

The NPPF (National Planning Policy Framework) in England has been with us 6 years and the Government has just issued a Draft Revised NPPF. The Housing Delivery Test is currently making the headlines, but this piece focuses on what the update means for Transport Planning and Development.

Early advice on residential site avoids slippery slope to excess costs

The third phase of a residential development in Thornbury, Bristol, has been given the green light by planners.

Clarkebond shortlisted for a NCE100 Companies of the Year Award 2018

Clarkebond is delighted to announce that it has been ranked for the third year running as a NCE top 100 company and has also been shortlisted for a special ‘Leader in Collaboration’ Award.

Transformational change for 60s ugly office building

The north London building that famously displays a sign saying ‘Ugly building, nice clothes’, has had a multi-million pound make-over to transform a warehouse into a very attractive, light, airy, modern office space with many sustainable features.

Works underway at residential scheme in Dorset

Work has started on site for the first phase of a 600+ unit residential development for Bloor Homes in Wimborne, Dorset, following approval of a reserved matters planning application.

Lovely location for new home owners means challenges for engineers

Phase 2 of Woodberry Copse, a 54 home residential development by Bloor Homes South West in Lyme Regis Dorset, is preparing to open its doors to new residents.

Tales of the (eroding) riverbank!

Time has taken its toll on a 50 metre section of old timber retaining wall along the edge of the river Thames and to prevent further erosion of the foreshore the wall now needs to be replaced.

Planning approved for residential development on hillside farmland

Clarkebond provided a range of vital pre-planning engineering services to support this successful planning application for 140 residential units on a hilly Greenfield farmland site in Wiltshire.