Planning & Permitting

Securing planning and permit approvals for projects can be complex and requires careful planning, clear execution and delivery plans. It also requires the deployment of technical expertise, stakeholder management and strong project coordination.

Overview

SLR recognises that projects are often subject to challenges associated with diverse stakeholder groups. Our planners understand how to effectively engage communities for early consensus building. We also understand how to navigate regulatory pathways and appreciate that addressing risks and opportunities is essential for project success. At SLR, we offer the right blend of project management, stakeholder engagement tools, technical specialists, spatial data intelligence, local expertise and strategic advice to deliver approvals that work for our clients and local communities.

Planning & Permitting Related Capabilities

Regulatory Permits & Approvals

SLR supports clients in understanding their regulatory landscape and take steps to gain approvals.

Spatial Analysis

​​Our technical specialists can provide guidance for a wide scope of projects ranging from city scale environments to detailed building or infrastructure elements.​

Stakeholder Engagement

SLR supports clients in communicating plans and gaining approval from their diverse range of project stakeholders.

Project Coordination & Delivery

​​SLR’s team can support you in ensuring projects are executed with organisational excellence.

Planning & Permitting Projects

  • Project

    Victoria, Australia

    Lochard Energy

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Winton H2REFUEL Statutory Environment and Planning Approvals


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  • Project

    Queensland, Australia

    City of Logan

    Manufacturing & Industry

    Emissions & Hazardous Activities Code & Industry Thresholds Review


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  • Project

    New Zealand

    2degrees

    Infrastructure

    Site Acquisition Planning and Property Advisory for Network Rollouts


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  • Project

    New Zealand

    Greater Wellington Regional Council

    Government & Communities

    Guidance for Marine Offsetting and Compensation in New Zealand


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  • Project

    New Zealand

    SolarGen JV (Genesis and joint venture partner, FRV Australia)

    Infrastructure

    Property services to support SolarGen JV’s Solar-Gen programme roll out


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  • Project

    New Zealand

    Rural Connectivity Group

    Technology, Media & Telecoms

    Supporting New Zealand’s rural broadband initiative phase 2


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    Victoria, Australia

    Cleanaway

    Infrastructure

    Tottenham resource recovery and container deposit scheme project


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  • Project

    UK

    Confidential

    Infrastructure

    rPET processing plant technical due diligence


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  • Project

    UK

    Confidential

    Infrastructure

    Plastic film recycling plant development project


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  • Project

    Kōpū, New Zealand

    Urban Solutions (For Thames-Coromandel District Council)

    Government & Communities

    Kōpū Marine Precinct Development


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  • Project

    Queensland, Australia

    Local Government Association of Queensland

    Infrastructure

    North Queensland region waste and resource recovery plan


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  • Project

    Queensland, Australia

    Queensland Department of Environment and Science

    Infrastructure

    Queensland’s End of Waste Framework Review


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  • Project

    Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

    The Nature Conservancy / Town of Bridgewater, MA

    Infrastructure

    High Street Dam removal and Bridge replacement


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  • Project

    Dunedin, New Zealand

    Dowling Street LP

    Built Environment

    Ōtepoti ACC Building


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  • Project

    Australia

    Westpac Banking Group Pty Ltd

    Built Environment

    Town planning guidance for Westpac Banks


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  • Project

    Lanesville, New York, USA

    Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Program

    Infrastructure

    Stony Clove Creek stream turbidity reduction


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  • Project

    New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Queensland, Australia

    ProTen Pty Ltd

    Manufacturing & Industry

    Lead consultant for ProTen Broiler Poultry Farms


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  • Project

    Hauraki Gulf, Auckland, New Zealand

    Ponui Aquaculture Ltd, co-owned by Auckland iwi Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki

    Manufacturing & Industry

    Ecological Assessments and Monitoring for the Ponui Island Marine Farm


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  • Project

    Gisborne, New Zealand

    Eastland Generation

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Tairāwhiti’s First Solar Farm – Te Ihi o te Rā


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  • Project

    Dunedin, New Zealand

    Cargill’s Castle Trust

    Government & Communities

    Re-imagining Cargill's Castle, New Zealand's only castle ruin


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  • Project

    Western Australia, Australia

    Fabcot

    Infrastructure

    Nedlands Town Centre redevelopment transport advisory


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  • Project

    Palmerston North, New Zealand

    Massey University

    Built Environment

    Te Rau Karamu Marae, Massey Marae


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  • Project

    Logan, Queensland, Australia

    Logan City Council

    Infrastructure

    Various Road Upgrades


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  • Project

    Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

    Scentre Group

    Built Environment

    Westfield Chermside Transport Advisory


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  • Project

    Logan Reserve, Queensland, Australia

    Logan City Council

    Infrastructure

    Planning Appeals Road Design


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  • Project

    New South Wales, Australia

    FDC Construction & Fitout

    Built Environment

    Gore Hill Business Park - Green Star Assessment and Action List


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  • Project

    Glenvale, Queensland, Australia

    Confidential

    Infrastructure

    Truck Rollover Delineation Assessment and Remedial Strategy


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  • Project

    Queensland, Australia

    Local Government Association of Queensland

    Built Environment

    QCoast 2100 Queensland Local Government Coastal Hazard Adaptation Program


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  • Project

    Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    Campbelltown City Council

    Built Environment

    Energy Management Plan


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  • Project

    Western Central Namibia, Africa

    Husab Uranium Mine

    Mining & Minerals

    Husab Uranium Project


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  • Project

    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    Central Equity

    Built Environment

    Southbank Place Apartments


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  • Project

    Harrison, New York, USA

    AvalonBay Communities, Inc.

    Built Environment

    Harrison transit-oriented development


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  • Project

    New South Wales, Australia

    Taylor Construction Group Pty Ltd

    Built Environment

    Green star sustainable transport assessment for commercial development


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  • Project

    St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia

    Dexus Project Pty Ltd

    Built Environment

    North Shore Health Hub acoustic performance


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  • Project

    New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and South Australia, Australia

    Enervest Pty Ltd

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Large Scale Grid Connected Battery Development Portfolio


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  • Project

    New Zealand

    Ministry for the Environment Funded Project

    Built Environment

    New Zealand Container Return Scheme - Single Use Beverage Containers


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  • Project

    Picton, New South Wales, Australia

    Wollondilly Shire

    Built Environment

    Wollondilly Shire Community, Cultural & Civic Precinct


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  • Project

    Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

    P&S Ramlochan Property Inc.

    Built Environment

    2444 Hurontario: Pedestrian Wind Assessment & Acoustic Feasibility Study


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  • Project

    Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

    Momentum Developments

    Built Environment

    24 Gaukel: Pedestrian Wind Assessment


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  • Project

    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    North East Link Authority

    Infrastructure

    North East Link project


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  • Project

    Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    Leighton Contractors

    Infrastructure

    M2 upgrade project


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  • Project

    New South Wales and Victoria, Australia

    Ampol

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Planning advice for Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station Australian roll out


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  • Project

    Western Port Bay, Victoria, Australia

    Marina Development

    Infrastructure

    Marina dredging environmental assessment and management


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  • Project

    New South Wales, Australia

    Westlake Punnet and Associates Pty Ltd

    Built Environment

    Kiama seawall and walkway marine habitat assessment


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  • Project

    Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

    Royal HaskoningDHV

    Infrastructure

    Darwin Harbour sustainable development precinct, marine community and habitat surveys


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  • Project

    New South Wales, Australia

    GRS

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Battery energy storage systems planning and approvals support


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  • Project

    Tangiwai, New Zealand

    Winstone Pulp International Limited

    Manufacturing & Industry

    Tangiwai Sawmill acoustic assessment


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  • Project

    Various, Australia

    Green Energy Partners Pty Ltd

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Preliminary Environmental and Planning Assessments for multiple offshore wind farms


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  • Project

    Gisborne, New Zealand

    Eastland Port

    Infrastructure

    Strategic planning and environmental advice for Eastland Port


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  • Project

    Waikato, New Zealand

    Harmony Energy New Zealand

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Tauhei solar farm


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  • Project

    Orewa, New Zealand

    Auckland Council

    Government & Communities

    Orewa Estuary Management Plan


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  • Project

    Auckland, New Zealand

    Auckland Council – Parks and Community Facilities

    Government & Communities

    Churchill Park Ngahere Enhancement Plan


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  • Project

    Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand

    Thames Coromandel District Council

    Government & Communities

    Cooks Beach Coastal Management Regime


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  • Project

    Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia

    Healthe Care Surgical Pty Ltd

    Healthcare

    Brisbane Waters Private Hospital Expansion


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  • Project

    Wirral, Merseyside, UK

    Peel Land and Property

    Built Environment

    Wirral Waters, Birkenhead Docks


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  • Project

    White City, London, UK

    Westfield Europe Limited

    Built Environment

    Westfield London Phase 2


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  • Project

    Warwick Town Centre, UK

    Warwickshire County Council

    Infrastructure

    Warwickshire Town Centre study


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  • Project

    Stratford-on-Avon, UK

    Warwickshire County Council/Stratford District Council

    Built Environment

    Stratford District Council local plan


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  • Project

    Warwickshire, UK

    Warwickshire County Council/Stratford District Council

    Infrastructure

    COVID-19 social distancing schemes


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  • Project

    Brentwood, Essex, UK

    CEG

    Built Environment

    Dunton Hills Garden Village


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  • Project

    California, USA

    Vulcan Materials Company

    Mining & Minerals

    Surface and groundwater hydrology EIR support


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  • Project

    Idaho, USA

    Confidential

    Mining & Minerals

    Precious metal underground mine


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  • Project

    Anchorage, Alaska, USA

    Nova Minerals

    Mining & Minerals

    Geochemical characterisation & mine waste management assessment


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  • Project

    Queensland, Australia

    Carpentaria Gold

    Mining & Minerals

    Ravenswood Gold Mine air quality impact assessments


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  • Project

    Vale, Oregon, USA

    Calico Resources USA Corp

    Mining & Minerals

    Grassy Mountain Mine permitting


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  • Project

    Mineral Park Mine, Arizona, USA

    Origin Mining Company

    Mining & Minerals

    Hardy Dump Wellfield


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  • Project

    Port Hedland, Western Australia, Australia

    Consolidated Minerals

    Mining & Minerals

    Woodie Woodie Manganese Mine environmental approvals


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  • Project

    West Haven, Connecticut, USA

    City of West Haven, CT

    Infrastructure

    Cove River tidal marsh restoration, pedestrian bridge and Sea Bluff Beach park improvements


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  • Project

    Alaska, USA

    Global Oil and Gas Company

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    North Slope development permitting


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  • Project

    New South Wales, Australia

    Kiama Municipal Council

    Infrastructure

    Bombo Headland Path environmental assessment


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  • Project

    Connecticut, USA

    City of New Britain

    Infrastructure

    New Britain transit oriented development


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  • Project

    Connecticut, USA

    Town of Farmington

    Infrastructure

    Farmington affordable housing plan


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  • Project

    Connecticut, USA

    Town of Weston

    Infrastructure

    Weston Center masterplan and village zoning


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  • Project

    Connecticut, USA

    City of New Britain

    Government & Communities

    Plan of Conservation & Development (PoCD) for New Britain


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  • Project

    Connecticut, USA

    Tilcon Connecticut, Inc.

    Infrastructure

    On-call structural engineering and facilities design services


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  • Project

    Connecticut, USA

    Whitney Center

    Built Environment

    Site planning & design for Whitney Life Care Center


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  • Project

    Australia

    Confidential

    Built Environment

    Commercial and land development engineering due diligence


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  • Project

    New Zealand

    Confidential

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Baseline monitoring programme - offshore exploration drilling


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  • Project

    Connecticut, USA

    City of Meriden, CT

    Infrastructure

    Flood control plan for Meriden Green


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  • Project

    Connecticut, USA

    Confidential

    Built Environment

    Subsurface exploration programme for proposed automobile dealership


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  • Project

    Connecticut, USA

    Town of Southbury

    Infrastructure

    Southbury Main Street pedestrian safety study


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  • Project

    Massachusetts, USA

    Massachusetts Department of Transportation

    Infrastructure

    I-91 Viaduct study


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  • Project

    Multiple Locations, USA

    Nucor

    Manufacturing & Industry

    Air quality permitting and multi-media compliance for Nucor


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  • Project

    Sydney, Australia

    Sydney Airport Corporation

    Infrastructure

    Sydney Airport Runway End Safety Area (RESA) Operational Impacts


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  • Project

    Ontario, Canada

    Capital Power

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Goreway Power Station


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  • Project

    Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    Sydney’s Westlink

    Infrastructure

    Westlink M7 motorway


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  • Project

    Vermont, USA

    Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans)

    Infrastructure

    Vermont Transportation resiliency planning


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  • Project

    Massachusetts, USA

    Town of Plymouth

    Infrastructure

    Town Brook restoration


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  • Project

    Vermont, USA

    Friends of the Winooski River

    Infrastructure

    Dog River floodplain restoration


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  • Project

    New York, USA

    Catskills Region

    Infrastructure

    Flood recovery and mitigation


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  • Project

    Oregon, USA

    Seafood Processing Clients (confidential)

    Manufacturing & Industry

    Wastewater treatment design and engineering reports


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  • Project

    Maine, USA

    City of Portland

    Infrastructure

    Spring Street redesign


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  • Project

    Connecticut, USA

    UConn Health Center

    Infrastructure

    University of Connecticut Health Center transportation strategies


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  • Project

    Connecticut, USA

    Town of Windsor

    Infrastructure

    CMAQ Day Hill road adaptive traffic control signal system


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  • Project

    Bethlehem, Connecticut, USA

    Town of Bethlehem, Connecticut

    Infrastructure

    Bethlehem, Connecticut bridge projects


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  • Project

    Wollondilly, New South Wales, Australia

    Wollondilly Shire Council

    Built Environment

    Wollondilly active transport strategy


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  • Project

    Perth, Western Australia

    Abbotsford Private Hospital

    Built Environment

    Abbotsford Private Hospital transport advisory


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  • Project

    Connecticut, USA

    City of Wallingford, CT

    Infrastructure

    Wallingford plan of conservation and development


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  • Project

    Massachusetts, USA

    Massachusetts Department of Transportation

    Infrastructure

    GIS analysis to prioritise culvert risks


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  • Project

    Victoria, Australia

    Pharmaceutical client (Confidential)

    Manufacturing & Industry

    Toxicological risk assessment of leachables from container closure system


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  • Project

    North Wales, UK

    Flintshire County Council

    Manufacturing & Industry

    Advice on abandoned chemical manufacturing facility


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  • Project

    Zambia

    Globeleq Africa Holdings Limited and Aurora Power Solutions Pty Ltd

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    SLR supports an Independent Power Producer with their Zambia GET FiT bid


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  • Project

    Connecticut, USA

    State of Connecticut Office of Policy & Management

    Infrastructure

    Rentschler Field wetland mitigation & invasive species control


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  • Project

    Wollondilly, NSW, Australia

    Wollondilly Shire Council

    Built Environment

    Wollondilly Shire project management services


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  • Project

    UK

    Brett Aggregates

    Infrastructure

    Alpha Lake enhanced saline lagoon habitat


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  • Project

    UK

    Ingrebourne

    Infrastructure

    Tilbury Power Station landfill


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  • Project

    Northern Territory, Australia

    Vista Gold

    Mining & Minerals

    Mt Todd project Gouldian Finch management


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  • Project

    UK

    Advetec

    Manufacturing & Industry

    SLR obtains regulatory position statement for Advetec


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  • Project

    UK

    Infinis

    Manufacturing & Industry

    SLR supports Infinis with over 40 environmental permit applications across the UK


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  • Project

    Twin Waters, QLD, Australia

    Stocklands Developments Pty Ltd

    Built Environment

    Twin Waters flood study


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  • Project

    New South Wales, Australia

    Confidential

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    New South Wales proposed solar farm


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  • Project

    Brooklyn, Victoria, Australia

    DB Architects

    Built Environment

    Cougar Recycling - site management & stormwater drainage design


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  • Project

    London, UK

    The City Zip Company

    Built Environment

    Temporary zip line development


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  • Project

    UK

    Crest Nicholson

    Built Environment

    Planning support for Kilnwood Vale


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  • Project

    Belfast, Northern Ireland

    Belfast City Council

    Built Environment

    Belfast city masterplan


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  • Project

    Cardiff Docks, UK

    Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Limited

    Infrastructure

    Relocation of C&D waste recycling facility


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  • Project

    New South Wales, Australia

    Goodman Properties Australia

    Manufacturing & Industry

    Sustainability strategy for Oakdale industrial precinct


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  • Project

    Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    Cleanaway

    Infrastructure

    Erskine Park resource management facility


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  • Project

    Grafton, New South Wales, Australia

    Clarence Valley Council

    Built Environment

    Support for Grafton Landfill footprint extension


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  • Project

    Panania, New South Wales, Australia

    City of Canterbury Bankstown Council

    Infrastructure

    Kelso sustainability resource recovery facility masterplan


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  • Project

    Rotorua, New Zealand

    Auckland Council

    Infrastructure

    Ecogas Reporoa organics processing facility


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  • Project

    Connecticut, USA

    City of Stamford

    Infrastructure

    Mill River restoration permitting


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  • Project

    Queensland, Australia

    Confidential

    Infrastructure

    Baseline flora and fauna surveys for proposed train load out facility


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  • Project

    Rhode Island, USA

    Fortuitous Partners

    Built Environment

    Pawtucket downtown redevelopment


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