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Simpson Park Travel Plan Coordination

By |2021-05-27T15:27:18+01:00May 27th, 2021|News|

It’s nice to see Simpson Park, a major strategic residential development on the former Harworth colliery site, coming along. SCP’s Transport Planner, Lucy Crann, was on site this morning delivering the first stage as the travel plan coordinator for 2 adjacent sites, Kier Living and Jones Homes, distributing 110 travel surveys to the new residents.

Planning Approved for Affordable Homes at Mistress Lane

By |2021-05-20T10:10:33+01:00May 20th, 2021|News|

It is great to see Leeds Community Homes site at Mistress Lane has received planning permission. The brownfield site in west Leeds has secured permission to build 34 new dwellings including apartments and houses. Leeds Community Homes commissioned SCP to produce a Transport Statement to support the detailed planning application for the residential site. The

Mental Health Awareness Week

By |2021-05-11T14:00:37+01:00May 11th, 2021|News|

SCP is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week as we understand the importance of mental health for our staff and beyond. Over the past few months, SCP supported Denise De-Gier in her Mental Health First Aider training. As our appointed mental health first aider Denise is there to support colleagues with any mental health issues especially

SCPs Commitment to Giving Back

By |2021-04-26T15:38:59+01:00April 26th, 2021|News|

SCP is committed to giving back, part of this initiative is giving back to local communities, especially those that promote team spirit, fun, and an active lifestyle. The Wetherby Athletic Ladies are happy to be back on the field playing football again after lockdown restrictions were lifted, sporting this year's kit which SCP sponsored. SCP

SCP Welcome Daniel Bell

By |2021-04-22T12:31:48+01:00April 22nd, 2021|News|

SCP are pleased to welcome Daniel Bell to the infrastructure design team in Leeds, Daniel joined the company in mid March. Daniel graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University with a degree in Civil Engineering. Following this he completed a Masters degree in Environmental Engineering & Project Management at the University of Leeds. He has over five

Walking All Over Cancer – a Thanks from Jim Budd

By |2021-04-09T11:24:01+01:00April 9th, 2021|News|

Thank you to everyone who sponsored me during March! You managed to help me raise over £3,270 for Cancer Research UK in my ‘walk all over cancer’ campaign while I walked more than 10,000 steps a day in memory of my late niece Katie who lost her battle with cancer at only 6 and a

Morrisons Announces New Store at Newcastle Great Park

By |2021-04-08T14:50:53+01:00April 8th, 2021|News|

SCP welcome the good news that Morrisons have officially announced their new store coming to Newcastle Great Park. The national supermarket have exchanged contracts with the NGP Consortium and have submitted their planning application with the hopes that the new store will be open by the end of the year, creating 140 new jobs and

David Young published in the Local Transport Today

By |2021-04-06T16:47:37+01:00April 6th, 2021|News|

Have you read the article by SCP Director, David Young, in the latest Local Transport Today? David shares his thoughts on the latest Bus Strategy and £3b. funding towards a ‘Bus Revolution’. In designing Enhanced Partnerships it is important to understand what the passengers need, what will make bus operations more effective and cost efficient,