As part of the Northumberland County Council Framework Agreement, Fairhurst were appointed by GB Building Solutions to provide services for all design and build work within the County.
Fairhurst provide a full range of services including preparing planning applications, civil and structural engineering, drainage, landscape design and ground remediation services to Northumberland County Council for all County Council developments as well as organising and attending public consultation events and presenting proposals at Planning Committee.
The original development proposals related to the restructuring of schools in the County from a 3 Tier to a 2 Tier system. This included the extension of existing school buildings, refurbishment of existing schools as well as new-build school sites. Fairhurst undertook pre-planning public consultation and attended planning committee, ensuring that all planning applications were determined within the statutory timescale.