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Archive for 2015

This page displays the yearly archives for "2015"

28th September, 2015

Lucas Hickman Smith celebrate six new planning approvals in the past week, including two small housing schemes, a one-off house, two barn conversions and a bespoke house extension.

planning permissions

7th May, 2015

Our recently completed project for the Holkham Estate has won one of eight East of England RICS awards. The project was a fast-track conversion of a range of listed listed barns to create 9,000 sq ft of contemporary office space. The development, now know as Holkham Studios, won ‘Best Commercial Project’. (more…)

19th March, 2015

Lucas Hickman Smith is supporting the National Community Land Trust Networks’ #MoreCLTs campaign in the run-in to May’s general election.

Community Land Trusts (CLTs) are community-ownedenterprises which enable local communities to acquire or build new homes or business-space, and then manage them in perpetuity for the benefit of the community. Because they are non-profit-making they can receive grants and secure planning permissions that would not be available to a private developer. (more…)

5th February, 2015

Phase 1 of our project for the Holkham Estate at Longlands is complete and occupied by its new tenant. The fast-track conversion of the Grade II* listed buildings went from brief to handover in 9 months, in a highly effective collaboration between (more…)

16th January, 2015

If you missed our Matt’s 5-minute ‘Ignite’ presentation on ‘Homes of the Future’ at Hot Source’s year-end spectacular before Christmas, or his reprise of it at this week’s NAA Wednesday Forum, it’s now been posted on Ignite Norwich’s YouTube channel here. Enjoy!