Relaxing green belt restrictions will make it easier for developers to build on green belt land, writes Colin Lavety, planning director with Barton Willmore.
Published 4 April 2019
Planning consultant Colin Lavety makes the case for housing land allocation decisions to be made at a national level which he argues would standardise the process and increase the number of homes being delivered.
Published 30 January 2019
Professionals across the Scottish property, architecture and planning sectors are highly sceptical of any future impact of the Planning (Scotland) Bill - according to a survey conducted by planning and design consultancy Barton Willmore.
Published 12 September 2018
Planning and design consultancy Barton Willmore is are urging planners and developers to have their say and complete a survey to help influence the Planning (Scotland) Bill.
Published 29 August 2018
People approaching retirement in Scotland are facing a significant financial property shortfall, according to new research published by planning and design consultancy Barton Willmore.
Published 30 July 2018
Plans to build a major new housing development that will transform the old Tullis Russell Paper Mill site between Glenrothes and Markinch have been submitted to Fife Council.
Published 2 July 2018
The transformation of one of Glasgow’s key regeneration areas is to continue – after approval was granted for 137 new homes.
Published 22 June 2018
Work will soon begin on a new affordable homes development at Cullen Drive in Glenrothes following approval from Fife Council.
Published 17 May 2018
Planning permission for the next phase of regeneration at the Pennywell Living development has been granted by the City of Edinburgh Council.
Published 26 January 2018
Glasgow’s Pollokshaws area is a step closer to its next phase of regeneration after developers Urban Union submitted a planning application to Glasgow City Council.
Published 5 December 2017
Advance Construction has submitted plans for a major regeneration project which will transform the historic Tullis Russell Paper Mill site in Fife.
Published 5 December 2017
Urban Union has hosted a special event for pupils from Perth Grammar School to unveil the new show home garden at its Muirton development, which they helped to design.
Published 18 October 2017
Euan Revell, senior architectural designer at planning and design consultancy Barton Willmore in Edinburgh, says today all eyes are on digital design.
Published 18 September 2017
Regeneration firm Urban Union and architects Barton Willmore have submitted plans for the next phase of regeneration at the Pennywell Living development to the City of Edinburgh Council.
Published 13 September 2017
Glasgow’s Pollokshaws is set for its next phase of regeneration after developers Urban Union acquired land in the area.
Published 2 August 2017