Ironside Farrar



Adoption of Scottish planning policy in local development plans assessed in new research

New research into how effective the existing Scottish Planning Policy (SPP) policies are in influencing the preparation of local development plans and determining planning applications has been published by the Scottish Government.

Published 10 October 2019

Planning permission granted for £113 million University of Glasgow research hub

The University of Glasgow has received planning consent to begin construction on the first building on the site of the former Western Infirmary.

Published 24 October 2018

New town signs up to biodiversity partnership to increase and protect wildlife

A new £800 million residential project in Aberdeen is to become the first town development to sign up to the North East Scotland Biodiversity Partnership (NESBP).

Published 19 April 2018

University of the West of Scotland’s urban village plans approved in principle

Plans to transform the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) site in Hamilton into an ‘urban village’ complete with 365 homes and a five-storey hotel have been given the green light.

Published 20 February 2018

Proposals lodged for £40m research hub at University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow has applied for planning in principle for £40 million research hub at its 31-hectare Gilmorehill campus.

Published 11 January 2018

UWS outlines ‘Hamilton Green urban village’ proposals

New plans have been revealed to transform the Hamilton campus of the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) into an ‘urban village’ complete with 365 homes and a five-storey hotel.

Published 18 October 2017