Monthly Archives: October 2012

Trench Wars: Questions for Councillors

As we wrote yesterday the authoritative policy document SHEP (Scottish Historic Enviroment Policy) clearly states that both Listed Building Consent and Planning Permission are needed before work can commence (click to read more). This was also stated clearly on the … Continue reading

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Trench Wars: Developer should not have started development without Listed Building Consent

People in the local community have been challenging the fact that the developers had started work on the old consent without Listed Building Consent – which ran out in 2007. The planning consent for the Arts Faculty Building stated clearly … Continue reading

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The 10-year old university building consent: Update

We made a formal complaint to the council about the “activation” of a decade-old consent at Craighouse. We have a reply from the council now. We will be taking this further. Here is an explanation of our complaint, the current … Continue reading

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Planning Article 3: Skyline Views Out from the Site

Continuing our series of planning articles – here is our second skyline article – after Views Into the Site and our Introduction to Planning Designations and Documents. (Visit our key issues section on the menu for the rest of this … Continue reading

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Friends of Craighouse Official Complaint to the Council

In June 2012 The Craighouse Partnership claimed to have activated a consent – over ten years after the planning committee agreed it –  for an 80,000 sq ft university building by digging a “trench” and filling it in again. The … Continue reading

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