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More than £5,000 has been raised for two Scottish charities after a heroic effort saw two amateur swimmers undertake a 22.6-mile swim, covering the length of Loch Lomond end to end. Barton Willmore planning director, Colin Lavety, swam the gruelling challenge for Accord Hospice, a charity prov

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An affordable housing development in Perth has been named the best in Scotland. Muirton Living, which is being delivered by Urban Union, scooped the Affordable Housing Development of the Year award at this year’s Scottish Home Awards – seeing off competition from across the country.

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Plans to build a new hotel and student accommodation in St Andrews have been refused by the local authority. Robertson had proposed to deliver a 90-bed hotel and 100-bed student accommodation at the Abbey Park site as well as a new 3,500 sq.m park.

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Hundreds of new homes are closer to becoming a reality after work got under way on the latest phase of regeneration in Pennywell. Set to complete in 2021, Pennywell Phase 3 is part of a wider housing regeneration project in the area being delivered through a partnership with the City of Edinbur

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Relaxing green belt restrictions will make it easier for developers to build on green belt land, writes Colin Lavety, planning director with Barton Willmore. It is a controversial question, but should we be looking at ways of relaxing green belt restrictions to make it easier for developers to build

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Barton Willmore planning associate Andrew Woodrow argues that residential accommodation and flexible office space can help make Scotland's town centres flourish again. I have fond memories of shopping the 80s and early 90s. Visiting the Wimpy restaurant on Paisley High Street for a burger after an e

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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. Encouraging local authorities to empower communities across Scotland is a man

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The proposed student accommodation development at Abbey Park Plans have been submitted to build a new hotel and student accommodation in St Andrews in a project which would represent an investment of £23 million into the town.

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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. Barton Willmore, who recently expanded its operation in Scotland with the opening of an office in the centre of Glasgow, have

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Andrew Woodrow Planning and design consultancy Barton Willmore, which recently expanded its operation in Scotland with the opening of an office in the centre of Glasgow, has announced the appointment of a new planning associate.

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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. Town planners and designers Barton Willmore have submitted a Planning Permission in Principle (PPP) application on behalf of

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The transformation of one of Glasgow’s key regeneration areas is to continue – after approval was granted for 137 new homes. Developer Urban Union has been given the green light by Glasgow City Council to build the new homes in Pollokshaws.

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Glasgow has been shortlisted for Channel 4’s second “national” headquarters. The broadcaster has pledged to move some 300 staff to new headquarters outside of London by 2019 in a move to improve its UK presence and profile, and it was revealed this week that Glasgow is one of five cities earma

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