Comprehensive Design Architects



Sustainability plans mark next chapter for iconic Aberdeen campus

LaSalle Investment Management has unveiled its vision for the reinvention of the iconic Aberdeen headquarters of BP as a beacon for sustainability and collaboration when the oil giant moves out next year.

Published 18 January 2021

Green light for student accommodation on Edinburgh nursing home site

Plans by S1 Developments to transform the St Joseph’s Nursing Home site in Edinburgh into new student accommodation have been granted unanimous approval subject to conditions.

Published 13 August 2020

Apartment blocks planned for Edinburgh's Northfield district

Developers have submitted plans to build 48 apartments and a commercial unit in the Northfield district of Edinburgh.

Published 28 May 2020

Student digs proposed at C-listed Edinburgh chapel

A listed chapel in Edinburgh is the latest plot earmarked for student residential development in the capital.

Published 20 January 2020

Innis & Gunn unveils location of new Edinburgh brewery

Heriot-Watt University’s Research Park to the west of Edinburgh - home to the world-renowned International Centre for Brewing & Distilling - is to house the new brewery for Innis & Gunn, the firm has revealed.

Published 18 December 2019

Green light for final phase of £215m build-to-rent 'urban village' in Edinburgh

Build-to-rent (BTR) developer and operator Moda Living has secured planning permission for the final phase of its £215 million Springside development in Edinburgh.

Published 4 December 2019

Innis & Gunn details vision for Edinburgh brewery

Beer brand Innis & Gunn has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help finance the building of “the largest major brewery in Edinburgh for over 150 years”.

Published 12 November 2019

Cumbernauld cinema and restaurant complex approved in principle

North Lanarkshire Council has granted planning permission in principle for a new cinema and restaurant complex in Cumbernauld.

Published 1 October 2019

Dandara reduces number of homes at planned Meadowbank development

Developers have lodged fresh proposals for new homes near Meadowbank Stadium in Edinburgh.

Published 25 September 2019

Haymarket Hub Hotel plans nine-story extension

The Haymarket Hub Hotel in Edinburgh has submitted plans to extend the building by an additional 47 rooms and a new kitchen and dining space.

Published 19 July 2019

Edinburgh councillors refuse Osborne House hotel plan

Planning permission to convert a 1970s office building within the West Coates area of Edinburgh into a hotel has been rejected for failing to meet council planning policies.

Published 23 November 2018

Demolition plans unveiled at Greenock shopping centre

The owners of the Oak Mall shopping centre in Greenock have unveiled plans to demolish a large part of the building to make way for a possible mixed-use development.

Published 9 October 2018

Hotel plans submitted for Edinburgh office building

A 1970s office building within the West Coates area of Edinburgh could be converted into a 157 bedroom hotel under transformational development proposals.

Published 23 August 2018

Edinburgh set for build to rent village after £215m agreement

A joint venture between developer Moda Living and investment manager Apache Capital is to deliver 525 new homes for rent in Edinburgh city centre in a multi-million pound deal which will also include the purchase of 46 existing private rented homes.

Published 3 March 2017

Mixed-use development completes in Edinburgh’s St Andrew Square

Comprehensive Design Architects (CDA) and Hoskins Architects have announced the practical completion of a major development in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town World Heritage Site.

Published 3 February 2017