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Mike Bird celebrates a Decade at Arcus

Mike Bird celebrates a Decade at Arcus

We are pleased to announce that Principal Consultant Mike Bird has reached the milestone of a decade as part of the Arcus team.  Mike joined Arcus in 2006 as a graduate after completing his BSc at Liverpool University. At the start of his career, he worked on site finding and feasibility studies and has gone…

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Local Plan News – July 2016

Local Plan News – July 2016

Local Plans updates this month are: Northumberland County Council East Lindsey District Council North Yorkshire County Council For more information about Local Plan changes and representations, please contact Darren Hendley, MRTPI, Principal Planning Consultant: Tel: 01904 715470 Email:darrenh@arcusconsulting.co.uk Northumberland County Council has published proposed changes to its Draft Core Strategy for consultation. Northumberland has also published a…

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Ecological/Environmental Clerk of Works Required (Sub-Contracted or Employed)

Ecological/Environmental Clerk of Works Required (Sub-Contracted or Employed)

We are looking for an experienced Ecological/Environmental Clerk of Works (ECoW) to work on construction projects in Scotland.  The work will be mainly site based and may require periods away from home.  Working outside office hours, as well as at multiple sites and on other projects, is to be expected. Demonstrable ECoW experience is essential,…

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Transport Design Supplementary Planning Document for the Peak District

Transport Design Supplementary Planning Document for the Peak District

Arcus has been commissioned by the Peak District National Park Authority to prepare a Transport Design Supplementary Planning Document that will provide guidance on the design of transport infrastructure, so it is in keeping with the statutory purposes and special qualities of the National Park. The production of the Supplementary Planning Document will be a…

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5.7MWp Solar PV Array Consented on the former Langton Colliery site

5.7MWp Solar PV Array Consented on the former Langton Colliery site

Van Elle’s 5.7MWp Solar PV Array on the former Langton Colliery site has received planning consent from Ashfield District Council under delegated powers. Arcus has been involved in the whole project lifecycle, from initial feasibility through to planning application submission and post submission support. Arcus led all planning services and provided technical and environmental support…

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Battery Storage Developments – are we there yet?

Battery Storage Developments – are we there yet?

Battery storage is not new technology, but we appear to be tantalisingly close to finally achieving commercial scale viability.  Numerous Arcus clients have been discussing potential schemes over the last 12 months and we expect a greater number of commercial schemes to begin to come to fruition during 2016. The wider benefits of battery storage…

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John Allsopp Wins Young Professionals Green Energy Award

John Allsopp Wins Young Professionals Green Energy Award

Arcus is delighted to announce that John Allsopp was presented with the Professional Award in this year’s Young Professionals Green Energy Awards, hosted by Scottish Renewables. John joined Arcus as a graduate ecologist and undertook his first work in the renewable energy sector in April 2012.  Over the last two years, John has worked on over…

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Caroline Airson Joins the Ecology Team

Caroline Airson Joins the Ecology Team

As a Senior Ecologist in York, Caroline is strengthening our ecology experience and offering to the transport, water and energy infrastructure sectors.  She joins us from AA Environmental Limited, in Oxford, where she worked for four years as a Senior Environmental Consultant for the ecology team, responsible for the overview and coordination of projects including…

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Planning submission for Van Elle Limited 5.7 MWp Solar Array

Planning submission for Van Elle Limited 5.7 MWp Solar Array

Arcus has submitted a planning application to Ashfield District Council on behalf of Van Elle Limited for a 5.7 MWp solar PV array and associated infrastructure on land at the former Langton Colliery, Nottinghamshire. Arcus has been involved in the whole project lifecycle; from initial site feasibility, early discussions with the Local Authority and technical studies through…

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John Allsopp shortlisted in Young Professionals Green Energy Awards

John Allsopp shortlisted in Young Professionals Green Energy Awards

Arcus is delighted to announce that John Allsopp has been shortlisted in the Professional Award category for this year’s Young Professionals Green Energy Awards, hosted by Scottish Renewables. John joined Arcus as a graduate ecologist and undertook his first work in the renewable energy sector in April 2012.  In the last two years, John has…

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