LOCATION: Portland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne
CLIENT: Metnor Property Group
STATUS: Permission Granted
Fairhurst were appointed by Metnor Property Group to prepare a full planning application and supporting assessments for an office development on Portland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne. The scheme comprised of two five storey office buildings with ancillary ground floor retail units, to be developed on vacant Brownfield land.
The development will be among the most sustainable in the city, achieving a BREEAM rating of excellent and incorporating green roofs, rain water harvesting and assisted natural ventilation.
The proposal forms a component in the comprehensive regeneration of Portland Green in an area earmarked for regeneration.
Full planning permission was granted August 2008.
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Ron is a chartered engineer and a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers. He has been a partner of Fairhurst since 2003 and has over 25 years experience in the construction industry.
Throughout his career he has been responsible for design, coordination and value management of a wide range of civil and structural projects covering all sectors, including retail, commercial, industrial, municipal, residential and infrastructure.