Projects shortlisted for Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning 2014

A total of 29 applications have been shortlisted for the Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning.

One of the Scottish Government’s most prestigious events celebrating achievements in planning, from strategic visions to development on the ground, the Awards have now been running for over 15 years.

A total of 42 applications were received this year. The panel of judges (Sue Evans, Craig McLaren and Kevin Murray) have considered each application and decide who merited going forward to the next stage of interviews / site visits.

The six categories this year are:

  • Development Plans;
  • Development Management;
  • Development on the Ground;

  • Delivering in Partnership;
  • Community Involvement; and
  • Quality of Service.

  • A series of short articles highlighting each of the 29 shortlisted projects for this year’s Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning:

    Carse Of Gowrie Community Mapping Project (Community Involvement category)

    26 – 31 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh (Development on the Ground category)

    East Dunbartonshire: Main Issues Report Design (Development Plans category)

    Place through Partnership (Delivering in Partnership category)

    Glasgow School Of Art – The Reid Building (Development on the Ground category)

    Bowling Basin Charrette (Community Involvement category)

    Archaeological Impact Mitigation System (Development Management category)

    Strategic Infrastructure Plan (Development Plans category)

    The Crescent, Whitfield – Integrating Community Facilities and Regeneration (Delivering in Partnership category)

    Fife Planning Gateway (Quality of Service category)

    Orkney Schools Investment Programme (Delivering in Partnership category)

    Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games – The Athletes’ Village(Development on the Ground category)

    Tourism Development Framework For Scotland: Role of the Planning System In Delivering the Visitor Economy (Development Plans category)

    Sustainable Urban Fringes Aberdeen – River Don Corridor Project (Community Involvement category)

    Erection Of Distillery, Warehousing And Visitor Centre, Glenbeg, Ardnamurchan (Development on the Ground category)

    East Renfrewshire Proposed Local Development Plan – Malletsheugh / Maidenhill, Newton Mearns, Development Framework (Development Plans category)

    Delivering a Quality Planning Enforcement Process for the 21st Century (Quality of Service category)

    Delivering the Ecological Recovery of Loch Leven Through the Planning System (Development Management category)

    Listed Buildings and the Orkney Local List Supplementary Guidance (Development Plans category)

    The Athletes’ Village - City Legacy (Delivering in Partnership category)

    Your Place, Your Future, Your Say: Tayplan Consultation And Engagement Programme (Community Involvement category)

    Kilmarnock Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme and Townscape Heritage (Development on the Ground category)

    Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Authority Renewable Energy Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG) (Development Plans category)

    Engaging Young People In The Aberdeen Local Development Plan (Community Involvement category)

    East Renfrewshire Council Local Development Plan – Barrhead South Development Framework (Delivering in Partnership category)

    Delivering Major Development to Support Growth Sectors in Highland (Quality of Service category)

    Validation Standards Project (Development Management category)

    Edinburgh Design Guidance (Development Plans category)

    Central Govan Action Plan (Including Govan Cross Townscape Heritage Initiative) (Delivering in Partnership category)

    The Awards Ceremony will take place in Edinburgh in November 2014.

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