Planning approval at Manors Business Park, Newcastle

Adderstone Group were recently granted approval for two new buildings at Manors Business Park in Newcastle. The site is presently occupied by the Technopole building but has been empty for several years. The site is close to Northumbria University’s Business School.

The two buildings, between 8 and 12 storeys high, will include 162 apartments for student accommodation along with communal facilities and spaces such as a gym and cinema room.

To support the planning application, TEP undertook a tree survey of the site and provided an Arboricultural Impact Assessment according to BS5837:2012 Trees in relation to design, demolition and construction – Recommendations. In response to a request by the council planning department, TEP provided additional detail over and above that required by the British Standard and liaised with Adderstone Group and the landscape architect accordingly to amend the Arboricultural Impact Assessment to all parties’ satisfaction.