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Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning 2019

21st May 2019

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. SAQP2019 has 5 Categories The full list of categories are: Partnership – innovation…

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Compulsory Purchase Order – Delivering a Successful Compulsory Purchase Project

14th May 2019

Date: Various dates through March and April 2019 Time: 09:30 – 16:15 Location: Glasgow, Edinburgh and Perth In March and April this year we hosted three, free to attend, one day events in association with the Compulsory Purchase Association Scotland (CPAS), RICS Scotland & SOLAR. These events where aimed at local authority staff and members…

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Community Led Design Funding

8th May 2019

Community-Led Design Since 2011-12, the Scottish Government has offered grant funding to support participative design events, allowing communities to be involved in the design of changes and improvements to their place. Community-led design processes allow local people to come together to develop plans and designs relating to their area. More information here. Design processes can…

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Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning 2019

20th March 2019

Calling applicants to the 20th Anniversary Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning 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. This…

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Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning – Award Winners 2018

26th November 2018

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…

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Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning 2018

19th July 2018

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. With 2018 being the Year of Young People, we introduced a fifth category…

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Development Plan Forum 2018

19th June 2018

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

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

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

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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