The implementation of a new Local Development Plan for the Cairngorms National Park has paved the way for an increase in the number of affordable homes required in new developments within the communities that have the greatest need.
Fresh plans by Grampian Housing Association to deliver affordable homes on the site of a former Deeside school have been lodged. The Association purchased this site with the desire to rejuvenate the C-listed Old School site in Ballater and provide 24 much-needed affordable homes.
Grampian Housing Association has won an appeal to build affordable houses on the site of a Victorian school in a Royal Deeside community. The application to build 26 affordable houses at the C-listed Old School site in Ballater was initially rejected amid concerns over a lack of amenities and road s
Planning permission has been granted to transform a former call centre in Aviemore into an affordable housing development. Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) approved the plans to convert the office block off Dalfaber Drive into 20 social rental flats with a mixture of one and two bedroom pro
The Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) has agreed a number of changes for the new Cairngorms National Park Local Development Plan (LDP). Following a recent Main Issues Report consultation, planning manager David Berry revealed the new changes to the plan at a CNPA Planning Committee meeting l
An application to convert an old school in Ballater into 26 affordable homes has been turned down by members of the Cairngorms National Park Authority’s planning committee, despite a recommendation from planning officers to approve it. The plans by Grampian Housing Association had involved the con
A variety of new houses at opposite ends of the Cairngorms National Park have been given the go ahead. The Cairngorms National Park Authority planning committee approved an application from Atholl Estates to build eight, two-bedroom homes in the village of Blair Atholl in Highland Perthshire, aimed
The Cairngorms National Park Authority has granted planning permission for 16 new homes aimed at first time buyers to be built in Grantown-on-Spey. The development is part of the Seafield Avenue/Beachen Court development which was granted planning permission in 2016. That application was for a devel
Inverness is regarded as a high priority area A five-year strategy to enable the delivery of 6,000 new homes across the Highlands, of which 2,500 will be socially rented, has been agreed by councillors.
Residents are being invited to submit their views on the next Local Development Plan (LDP) for the Cairngorms National Park. A 15-week consultation has been launched on the Main Issues Report, which sets out the Park Authority's ideas for how things should look in the future.