Shortlist announced for ‘planning excellence’ awards

A HOUSING development in the Clackmannanshire town of Alloa, designed specifically for people with dementia, has been named among the nominations in awards celebrating Scotland’s planning sector.

The Primrose Street development – featured recently on placedesignscotland, here – has been shortlisted in the ‘Best project’ category of the Royal Town Planning Institute (Scotland) Awards for Planning Excellence.

The winners will be announced on June 15, with the Scots victors going towards the UK version of the awards, announced on November 21.

The shortlist reads (as noted, here, on the RTPI website):

Best plan

Aberdeen City Centre & Beach Masterplan, entered by Claire McArthur, Aberdeen City Council

Glasgow Liveable Neighbourhoods, entered by Augustus Veasey, Arcadis and Collective Architecture

Aberdeen Net Zero Routemapentered by Claire McArthur, Aberdeen City Council

Best project

University of Glasgow Western Campus, entered by Jennifer Russell, Glasgow City Council

Primrose Place Alloa, entered by Grant Baxter, Clackmannanshire Council

GrowBanff@TheVinery, entered by Yvonne Tough, Aberdeenshire Council

Stockingfield Bridge, entered by Lindsay Pratt, Glasgow City Council

Rediscovering the Antonine Wall, project entered by Alan Williamson, West Dumbartonshire Council

Zetland Park Project, entered by Danny Thallon, Falkirk Council

Planning authority of the year

Aberdeen City Council

Fife Council

Young planner of the year 

Pippa Robertson, Aurora Planning Ltd

Sarah Purves, Fife Council

Picture credit: Place Design Scotland

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