Archaeology - Commercial Projects

Cheshire Green Employment Park, Land at Wardle Airfield

A planning application was submitted in early 2013 for the development of an employment site comprising light industrial, general industrial, and storage and distribution uses at Wardle Airfield, Cheshire.

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The Court House, Gainsborough

CgMs were appointed by Adil Developments to provide specialist archaeological and heritage advice in relation to the proposed redevelopment of an area of land which currently comprises the modern Court House.

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Balblair Quarry, Beauly

A planning application for extraction of further reserves of sand and gravel over 12.5ha was approved with a condition requiring that it be accompanied by a programme of archaeological works.

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Lodge House Extension, Derbyshire

CgMs were commissioned by UK Coal Mining Ltd to provide archaeological consultancy services in order to resolve problems with a planning application for a 98ha extension to their Lodge House surface mine site in Derbyshire.

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Birmingham Bullring

CgMs managed a complex programme of archaeological evaluation and excavation for The Birmingham Alliance. Working closely with the demolition, construction and landscaping teams, CgMs ensured that archaeology did not impact on Bullring’s completion and launch in September 2003.

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Cannon Wharf

CgMs have recently submitted a detailed planning application for the erection of 756 dwellings and 8,324 sq.m of commercial floorspace at the 3ha Cannon Wharf site, Deptford, London.

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Carrs Lane, Birmingham

CgMs CgMs was appointed to manage a programme of mitigation excavation ahead of this mixed-use development in Birmingham City Centre.

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CgMs have been advising BAE Systems on the archaeological implications of redevelopment of part of their land in Cowes.

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Digbeth Coach Station, Birmingham

CgMs implemented a rapid archaeological evaluation of the Coach Station and ensured that all mitigation works were completed with no impact on the construction programme.

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Finzel's Reach

Finzel's Reach is a new city quarter for central Bristol with over 300,000 sq ft of ‘Grade A’ office space, 399 high specification apartments and more than 90,000 sq ft of cafe’s and shops all set in extensive landscaped public space.

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Marsh Lane, Solihull

Rapid preparation of a desk-based assessment by CgMs, submitted as supporting documentation to the planning application, ensured that the risk of archaeology to this site’s development as a specialist palliative care facility was eliminated.

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North East Bridgewater

CgMs have been advising Hallam Land Management on the promotion of and securing planning permission for up to 110,000 square metres of employment floorspace, 2,000 new dwellings, a primary school, improvements in recreation facilities and substantial enhancements to the local transport and green infrastructure. The proposals include detailed approval for a 75,000 square metre Morrisons Regional Distribution Centre to serve its south west network of stores and which will create some 1,000 new jobs on site alone.

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Radlett St. Albans

Planning Application and Appeal of Strategic Rail Freight Interchange including 3.5m sq ft of warehousing, new rail connection, rail freight interchange and Country Park.

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Tipping Street, Stafford

CgMs were involved with the scheme at a pre-planning stage and prepared a desk-based assessment that showed significant potential for archaeological remains within the site. CgMs were then commissioned to manage the archaeological fieldwork before and during construction.

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Union Square, Swindon

CgMs have been advising and providing services to Peter Brett Associates on the promotion of and securing planning permission for a mixed-use urban redevelopment of Swindon New Town.

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Regional contacts:

London and South

Matthew Smith - Director
020 7832 0284

West and Wales

Nick Cooke - Director
01242 259290

Midlands, North & Scotland:

Simon Mortimer - Director
01636 642 707

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