Planning and Architecture

  • Development Plan Forum 2018

    19th June 2018 by

    Date: Friday 20th April 2018 Time: 09:45 – 16:00 Location: The Studio, Glasgow The national Development Planning Forum is hosted by the Scottish Government and brings together the Development Planning community and Key Agencies to share experience, knowledge, good practice and ideas. The 2018 Forum focussed on Development Planning and the planning review. The event...

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  • Development Plan Forum 2018 – Workshop Summary – E and F

    13th June 2018 by

    The following notes summarise participant comments in workshop E “CPO – how can it help you deliver the housing and infrastructure” and workshop F “F. Digital Task Force – opportunities and potential for plan making” which took place at the national Development Plan Forum in April and are not necessarily the views of the Scottish Government who...

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  • Build to Rent Event 2018

    13th June 2018 by

    Date: Wednesday 18th April 2018 Time: 10:00 – 15:30 Location: The Principal, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh The first Build to Rent (BTR) event hosted by the Planning & Architecture Division was held on Wednesday 18th April, to raise awareness of the key opportunities and challenges of the BTR sector. The event was chaired by Stefano Smith...

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  • Development Plan Forum 2018 – Workshop Summary – C and D

    4th June 2018 by

    The following notes summarise participant comments in workshop C “Engaging Young People in Planning” and workshop D “S75 and STF; Learning from Aberdeenshire” which took place at the national Development Plan Forum in April and are not necessarily the views of the Scottish Government who helped to facilitate the workshops. C. Engaging Young People in Planning D....

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  • Development Plan Forum 2018 – Workshop Summary – A and B

    1st June 2018 by

    The following notes summarise participant comments in workshop A “Corporate Working” and workshop B “A Place Based Plan – What does it look like?” which took place at the national Development Plan Forum in April and are not necessarily the views of the Scottish Government who helped to facilitate the workshops. A. Corporate Working B. A place based...

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  • Development Plan Forum 2018 – Workshop Summary – Introduction

    29th May 2018 by

    Two workshop sessions were delivered after lunch. In separate groups, all delegates took part in a facilitated ‘show and tell’ discussion to share Development Planning practice that aligns with new ways of working advocated in planning reform. The second workshop session then followed on to focus on six more detailed topics: A. Corporate working B....

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  • GDPR – a change to data protection law

    24th May 2018 by

    The General Data Protection Regulations comes into force on May 25, 2018, giving individuals more control over their personal data, and ensuring that organisations collect and process that information properly and securely. To find out more about GDPR, visit the Information Commissioner’s website.

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  • Development Plan Forum 2018 – Lead Practice Case Studies

    22nd May 2018 by

    The purpose of the lead practice work has been to test planning review proposals in practice, learn from current practice and share knowledge in order to shape future implementation. The case studies have developed in collaboration with planning authority partners who offered to pilot work they are engaged with and the three projects currently illustrated...

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  • National Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Forum 2018

    18th April 2018 by

    Date: Tuesday 20th March 2018 Time: 09:30 – 16:00 Location: Victoria Quay The SEA Forum is hosted by the Scottish Government and brings together the Consultation Authorities and SEA practitioners to share experience, knowledge, good practice and ideas. The 2018 Forum focussed on SEA and the planning review. The event took place in Victoria Quay,...

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  • Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning 2018

    4th April 2018 by

    The Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning are one of the Government’s most prestigious awards. They celebrate achievements in planning, right from the detail of processing through to the bigger picture of creating places which will become the legacy of our professionalism. SAQP2018 has 5 Categories With 2018 being the Year of Young People, we...

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