Barton Willmore

450 new homes planned in £100m regeneration of former IBM site in Greenock

Plans to progress a significant new mixed-use development on the site of the former IBM facility at Spango Valley, Greenock have been submitted to Inverclyde Council.

Published 12 February 2020

Fife approves residential-led rejuvenation of former Tullis Russell paper mill

A £250 million development of the former Tullis Russell paper factory between Glenrothes and Markinch has been given the green light by Fife Council.

Published 25 October 2019

Property professionals undertake marathon swim in Loch Lomond

Colin Lavety, Barton Willmore's planning director and Paul McGuire, commercial manager at Morris & Spottiswood, have raised over £5,000 for two Scottish charities by undertaking a 22.6-mile swim, covering the length of Loch Lomond.

Published 16 September 2019

Plans lodged for £30m housing development in Bo’ness

Developers AWG Property and Mactaggart & Mickel have submitted a planning application to Falkirk Council for a residential development at Crawfield Road in Bo’ness.

Published 1 July 2019

Perth development recognised for affordable housing excellence

An affordable housing development in Perth has been named the best in Scotland.

Published 20 June 2019

Sod cutting launches new phase of homes at Pennywell Living

Hundreds of new homes are closer to becoming a reality after work got under way on the latest phase of regeneration in Pennywell.

Published 3 June 2019

Colin Lavety: Time to banish the green belt taboo?

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

Opinion: Empowering the masses not the few to improve housing in Scotland

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

Industry professionals deliver ‘damning verdict’ on progress of Planning (Scotland) Bill

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

Planners and developers urged to complete Planning Bill survey

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

Scotland’s retirees facing ‘significant’ property shortfall

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

Land at former Fife paper mill to be recycled into home for new community

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

Green light for 137 new homes in Pollokshaws

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

Glenrothes communities to benefit as 78 new affordable homes get go-ahead

Work will soon begin on a new affordable homes development at Cullen Drive in Glenrothes following approval from Fife Council.

Published 17 May 2018

Pennywell regeneration makes progress with planning permission granted for third phase

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