The revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was published 24 July 2018. In terms of flood risk and development sites, what does this mean? Our quick-reference ‘what should I do?’ guide below highlights how to make sure you present a robust assessment of flood risk for your development and the tools to satisfy the new planning policy.
This week Inspire Design sponsored Lincolnshire Chamber’s Construction Network. This is a monthly event which attracts sole traders to large housing associations, enabling construction and property businesses to come together to discuss updates on projects and new opportunities.
Last week, Inspire Design sponsored June’s Construction Leaders Club event. The Construction Leaders club is an organisation which has been established to help professionals associated with the construction industry to connect, share ideas, information and best practice.
This week our SuDS Specialist Laura Birkin has been working at RHS Chelsea Flower Show. We are very proud that she has been involved with the Thames Water Urban Flow Garden by the Garden Club London, which has not only won gold, but also best in category for urban flow.
We was invited by RICS Local Association Leicestershire Branch to present at one of their RICS CPD events on April 11th at The Chutney Ivy Restaurant in Leicester. This event saw us present to a new audience of Building Surveyors, Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers.
Inspire Design have been appointed by Buckinghamshire County Council to design a SuDS retrofit scheme for the Willows Estate in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. The tender assessment criteria was based on a 70% quality mark with 30% price.
On February 14th, we was in Northampton at the Sixfields Stadium to present our last SuDS Seminar of the current series. This event saw a number of Architects, Planners, Developers and Civil Engineers come together to discuss how we can create the landscape required for Sustainable Urban Drainage (SuDS) …
In October, we were delighted to announce that we had been shortlisted in the CSR & Environment Award Category for The Derbyshire Times Awards. The Derbyshire Times Awards are one of Chesterfield’s highest profile awards as they attract a wide range of entries from across all sectors from both small and larger organisations and aim to recognise and celebrate the very best in local business and commerce.
October saw Inspire Design’s next SuDS seminar take place at The Woodhead Group’s offices in Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire. This was then followed by a second seminar in November at The Lindum Group’s offices in North Hykeham, Lincolnshire.
Audience Praise Sheffield SuDS Seminar July 19th saw a group of Architects and Planning Consultants attend Inspire Design and Development’s second SuDS seminar. The event was held at The Holiday Inn Rotherham and focused on sustainable drainage and how we as developers, consultants and lead local flood authorities can create the landscape required for Sustainable…