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Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning – Award Winners 2018

November 26, 2018 by No Comments

The Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning are one of the Government’s most prestigious awards. They celebrate achievements in planning, from the detail of processing to the bigger picture of creating places which will become the legacy of our professionalism.

The judges have careful considered all the applications. Having shortlisted 34 projects in the five categories of Partnership, Place, Plans and Process, plus this year Children and Young People. They have now recognised 25 projects with awards for 2018. 

Overall Winner

The Judges have recognised Glasgow City Council with an Overall Award for its Glasgow Canal Regeneration Partnership project. This multi-agency partnership team have grown, organically, together over a 10-year period. What also came across from the project was a realistic attitude married with an optimistic approach. This together with a tenacity to never give up has revived an area for people to live, work and play.

You can view an interactive map here featuring all the 34 shortlisted projects, plus comments on the award winners.

Personal Achievement in Planning Award

Congratulations go to Hugh Crawford and Mike Galloway who were both recognised at the ceremony with a Personal Achievement in Planning Award.

People’s Choice in Planning Award

Congratulations also goes to Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Authority which picked up the People’s Choice Award for Ripple Retreat.

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