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HALLIDAY CLARK ARE HIRING

2021 has begun in earnest for Halliday Clark, and we are delighted to be able to offer two great long-term opportunities to join our team. Click on the links below for more details on the positions.

Our work at Globe Mills Continues

Halliday Clark have recently begun work on site on the next phase of the redevelopment at Globe Mills, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield. Work has already been completed to the upper floors ready for new tenants to move in and works are now underway to convert part of the Ground Floor of the mill into a new GP’s Surgery due for completion in April 2021 and to be occupied by Colne Valley Group Practice. The adjacent ‘Manager’s House’ is also undergoing renovation into office accommodation while plans are underway to provide a new public bridge over the Huddersfield Narrow Canal to allow new… Read more

GREEN BELT PAPER

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF GREEN BELT? The basic aim of Green Belt policy is to prevent urban sprawl across the countryside, retaining its ‘openness’ and landscape character. WHERE ARE THE GREEN BELTS IN THE UK? North West – Liverpool, Manchester, Morecambe South and West Yorkshire London Metropolitan These make up 12.4% of England’s land area. CAN YOU BUILD IN GREEN BELT? It is perfectly possible to build in Green Belt but there are strict rules dictated by Central Government and Local Planning Authorities. CAN I EXTEND MY HOUSE IN GREEN BELT? Yes, you can.  The National Planning Policy Framework… Read more

A GUIDE TO ARCHITECTS PLANS

Floor Plans A floor plan is essentially a slice through a building level viewed from above. It is to scale and shows the buildings internal arrangement.  It shows the relationship between rooms, as well as any other physical features at that level of the structure. The level of detail on the floor plan would depend on the stage of the project. Each floor level of the building requires its own plan and the standard level it is taken from is 1.2m from the floor level. Anything below or above this point is dotted or dashed, for example a low level… Read more

THE HUNT HOUSE FEATURES ON ‘HOW TO LIVE MORTGAGE FREE’ WITH SARAH BEENY

How to Live Mortgage Free with Sarah Beeny can now be streamed on Netflix and we were delighted to see one of our designs appear in Episode 6. Check out the whole series on Netflix https://www.netflix.com/gb/title/80241103 If you’d like to see more of the The Hunt House, click here to visit our project page.