Programme Officer Services Ltd

Past Inquiries & Examinations

Called In Inquiries/Planning Appeals:

Mirrlees Fields, Stockport – Planning Appeal – 2023

Leverhulme Planning Appeals (7 Planning Appeals) – 2022

Bredbury Land bounded by Ashton Road, the River Tame, Turner Lane and Bredbury Industrial Estate. (2022 – held remotely)

Site at Seashell Trust, Stanley Road, Cheadle Hulme (2019)

All Wales Fishing Byelaws (2019)

Applications by CPG Development Projects Ltd & Appeal by Orbit Investments (Properties) Limited: Sites at land off Earl Road and Epsom Avenue, Handforth (2018)

The Welsh Streets – Liverpool

MSA (A1M) Multi Applications & MSA (A1M) Multi Applications – Re-opened Inquiry

Tithebarn Retail Inquiry; Preston

Tesco/Everton Stadium Inquiry; Kirkby


Highway Inquiries/CPO

M27J8 & Windhover Roundabout SRO, CPO (2021-22)

Buckinghamshire South Eastern Aylesbury Relief Road – CPO, SRO, Section 19 (2021)

Carlisle Southern Link Road – SRO, CPO Inquiry (2021)

M2J5  A249, TRO, SRO, CPO – Stockbury Roundabout Improvements (2020)

THE A2Bean, SRO, SRRO, CPO (2019)

Eccles Wastewater Treatment Works CPO (2018)

Preston Western and East West Link Road SRO, CPO, Lea Viaduct & Savick Brook Viaduct Schemes (2018)

North Liverpool Key Corridor Scheme – A565 Dualling Scheme (2017)

Weymouth Relief Road

Westbury By-Pass

Kingskerwell By-Pass

Sefton – Ince Blundell/Switch Island

Liverpool Russell St/Berry Street Link Road Inquiry

Whinney Hill/East Lancashire Waste Technology Park

Sefton x 3 inquiries (Queens Bedford & Klondyke)

Wycombe Western Sector 


Inquiries managed on behalf of the Department of Transport

Proposed stopping up of highway at Holmfirth footpath 60, Wolfstones Road, Holmfirth (2021-22)

Aldwark Bridge Toll Review Application (2021-22)


Airport Inquiries:

Lydd Airport

Liverpool Airport

Stansted Airport (G1 & G2) – Manager for BAA

Stansted Airport Inquiry (2020- 2021)

Bristol Airport Inquiry (2021) – Manager For BRS


Local Development Framework Examinations & Site Allocations / Local Plans

GMCA – Places for Everyone DPD – Local Plan Examination consisting of nine Manchester Local Authorities.  October 2022 – to date

Kirklees Local Plan (2017-2019)

Pendle – Core Strategy (2015)

Harrogate Site Allocations  (this was withdrawn after 2 days of sitting)

Copeland Core Strategy & Development Management Policies

Chorley Local Plan (2012 – 2014)

South Ribble Site Allocations & Development Management Policies    (2012 – 2014)

Bedford Council Site Allocations

Wakefield Site Allocations

Trafford Council Core Strategy

Harrogate Borough Council Core Strategy

Wyre Area Action Plan

Bedford Core Strategy & Area Action Plan

Stafford Moorlands Area Action Plan



Wakefield Council (2016)




Fracking Inquiries/Examinations

Minerals and Waste Joint Plan for North Yorkshire County Council, the City of York Council and North York Moors National Park Authority (2019)

Appeal by Cuadrilla Elswick Limited Proposed Shale Gas Exploration Works at Roseacre Wood. (2018)

Proposed Shale Gas Exploration Works at Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood and related Monitoring Works (2016)


Local Plan (Pre LDF) /Unitary Development Inquiries:

Knowsley UDP

Sefton Modifications (2006)

Rugby LP

Fylde BC (Housing 2005)

Blackpool LP (2004)

Salford UDP

Sefton UDP (2004)

Trafford UDP (2003)

Fylde LP

Blackburn with Darwin LP

Selby LP

Wyre LP

Barnsley UDP

St Helens UDP

Blackpool LP

Trafford UDP (1994)

Wycombe LP

Sefton UDP

Woking Modifications Inquiry

Surrey Heath LP Review

Guildford LP

Loddon & SE Area LP (Wokingham)

North Bracknell LP (1990)


Waste Inquiries/Examinations

Appeal by 3C Waste Ltd in respect of Arpley Landfill Facility (Warrington) to re-profile the landfill and extend the landfill life to 2025

Appeal by Urbaser Balfour Beatty in respect of Land at Javelin Park (Gloucester)

Proposed 60mw Energy Waste Generating Station Lostock, (Northwich) Inquiry

Gloucester Waste Core Strategy

Bournemouth, Dorset & Poole Waste LP


Commons Inquiry: 

Crook Hill & Reaps Moss Wind Farms

TWA Inquiries:

GMPTE – 4 Inquiries

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