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AXIS makes new Transport Planning Appointments

AXIS has significantly bolstered its Transport Planning capability with the appointment of three new staff members, including Lee Kendall, formerly with Curtins, who will now lead the overall Transport team. Lee is joined by Stephen Flacke from WYG and Balal Ahmed from SCP. Based in…

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AXIS provides Expert Witness Evidence at Section 36 Wind Farm Public Inquiry

In October 2018 Jon Mason, AXIS Landscape Technical Director, presented expert witness evidence to the Golticlay Wind Farm public inquiry which was held over a 5-day period in Wick. A section 36 consent for the proposed wind farm had been sought from the Scottish Government…

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Major AXIS Client Applegreen plc Acquires Control of Welcome Break

On 31 October 2018, AXIS’ major client in the roadside services sector, Applegreen plc, confirmed its acquisition of a majority stake in the Motorway Service Area (MSA) provider Welcome Break. The Applegreen Group had 368 sites as at 30 June 2018, across the Republic of…

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AXIS Secures Resolution for Major Expansion to a Strategic Waste Management Facility in Rossington

AXIS, on behalf of Attero Waste Recycling Ltd, has secured planning permission, subject to the Secretary of State not calling in the application, for a major expansion to a strategic waste management facility in Rossington, Doncaster. The application will allow the doubling of Site throughput…

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AXIS Secures Planning Permission for £220 million North Beck Energy Centre

On 12 October 2018 AXIS secured planning permission for the North Beck Energy Centre, a £220 million Energy from Waste development project at Immingham, for generating 49.5 MW (megawatts) of electricity from waste material that would otherwise be destined for landfill disposal in the UK,…

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AXIS Secures another Consent for Conygar

On 2nd October 2018, North West Leicestershire District Council resolved to grant full planning permission for a 25,00sq.ft retail unit and garden centre at Plot 2 of the Ashby Gateway site on the outskirts of Ashby-de-la-Zouche. Acting on behalf of the site owners, Conygar Ashby…

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AXIS Lands Planning Permission in Principle for Major Fife Regeneration Project

On 15 August 2018 AXIS secured planning permission in principle for the regeneration of the 423 hectare former Westfield opencast coal site in Fife. The scheme includes 160,000m2 of employment space and is centred on a 250,000tpa Energy from Waste (EfW) plant and 3 recycling…

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