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  • Scott Hobbs Planning, working with ISA Architecture and Design, delighted to have received approval at Planning Committee today on behalf of Daryl Teague, Glencairn Properties for 37 apartments at Great Junction Street, Edinburgh (amendment to previous consent). The foyer of the former art deco cinema will be retained and refurbished with a new build extension to the rear, overlooking the Water of Leith. The provision of a commuted sum payment was accepted, based on the evidence provided.

     

    Junction Street

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  • SHP (Scott Hobbs Planning) has gained planning permission for the change of use of the west wing of the A listed City Chambers, at 329 High Street, Edinburgh. The proposals included the change of use from offices to Class 1 (retail) and Class 3 (café/restaurant) uses at ground, basement and mezzanine level, with 24 serviced apartments (sui generis) above, together with sensitive external alterations. Twenty-one of the apartments are studio type, including three DDA compliant and the remaining three are one-bedroom. The Development Management Sub Committee considered the proposals acceptable and granted listed building consent and planning permission. Client: Chris Stewart Group.  Architect: ISA.

    329 High St

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  • SHP (Scott Hobbs Planning), on behalf of MMMARS Dundas Limited, has submitted applications for planning permission and listed building consent for a site at the corner of Dundas Street and Fettes Row, Edinburgh. The applications were submitted following submission of a Proposal of Application Notice and pre-application consultation with the local community and City of Edinburgh Council, Historic Environment Scotland and Edinburgh World Heritage. The site is currently occupied by a 1980s office building which is proposed to be demolished to erect a high-quality, mixed-use development, with 3 commercial units and 44 residential flats and associated green space, infrastructure, car and cycle parking.

    Client: MMMARS Dundas Limited

    Architect: MMA Architects

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  • SHP (Scott Hobbs Planning) has been appointed as planning consultants on behalf of Teague Homes (UK) Limited and has provided strategy advice and submitted a planning application for Phase 6 of the wider Ropeworks Development at Salamander Place, Edinburgh. The application was submitted following submission of a Proposal of Application Notice and pre-application consultation with the local community and City of Edinburgh Council. The brownfield site benefits from close proximity to Leith Links and the safeguarded Edinburgh Tram route. The proposed development seeks to make efficient use of the accessible site by providing 110 new apartments, with associated green space, infrastructure, car and cycle parking.

    Client: Teague Homes (UK) Limited

    Architect: Glencairn Properties

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  • SHP (Scott Hobbs Planning), on behalf of Lanark Student Living Ltd, have submitted an application for purpose-built student accommodation, at 200 Mayfield Road, Edinburgh. This application is submitted as an amendment to a previously approved student accommodation development at this site. The proposed development provides the opportunity to improve on that already consented, by providing a wider mix of accommodation and offering 100% cycle parking. The application site benefits from close proximity to Edinburgh University King’s Buildings and local public transport connections. SHP will manage the application process to decision. Architect: 56three.

    Mayfield 2

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  • SHP (Scott Hobbs Planning) has gained planning permission and conservation area consent for the demolition of the vacant former nightclub and the erection of 22 flats with office space at the ground floor. The Development Management Sub Committee agreed that the development will have no adverse effect on the World Heritage Site or Conservation Area. The development will provide high quality accommodation and make good use of a sustainable city centre site. Architect: Morgan McDonnell

    Calton Road

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  • SHP is delighted to announce that planning permission has been minded to grant subject to S75 for a residential development at Laverock Bank, Edinburgh. The proposal comprises the change of use of the existing care home into four dwellings and the construction of three new dwellings to the side of the existing building.

    Client: Mackenzie and Mackenzie LLP

    Architect: Konishi Gaffney

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  • SHP are pleased to announce planning permission has been granted for the sub-division of the existing house on site to form four flats, the erection of a block of seven flats, and the formation of new vehicular access, provision of car and cycle parking, landscaping and associated development. The propsals will increase the density of housing to meet an urgent need, while maintining the spatial character of the area. The amenity of existing neighbours will not be adversely impacts, and a satisfactory level of amenity will be provided for the future occupants of the proposed development. Architect: Staran

    Barnton

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  • SHP (Scott Hobbs Planning), on behalf of Scottish Power Energy Networks and working alongside JM Architects, have gained planning permission in principle at Dewar Place, Edinburgh. The site comprises B Listed former offices, a former electrical substation and vacant land. The proposed development includes new hotels, offices, retail units, restaurants, and a pedestrian deck, in addition to a bridge link and accesses from Western Approach Road, Dewar Place & Canning Street.  The proposals will deliver 25,330sqm of hotel floorspace, 4,559sqm office floorspace and 206 sqm of commercial space, comprising a mixture of retail and café/restaurants.

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    The sitting, maximum heights, and limits of deviation of the proposed buildings have been subject to detailed approval. The proposals also include the partial demolition and refurbishment of the façade of the former electrical substation. The proposals present an exciting opportunity to regenerate this underutilised site in a prominent city centre location.

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  • SHP (Scott Hobbs Planning) are delighted to announce that planning permission, listed building consent and conservation area consent have been granted, for a purpose-built student accommodation & community space development at 11-23 Montrose Terrace, Edinburgh. Although not a statutory requirement for local development, the proposals have been developed following extensive pre-application consultation with the public and City of Edinburgh Council. The Development Management Sub Committee agreed that the use was acceptable in principle in this location, with the site well served by sustainable transport methods; and determined that the development will not result in an excessive student concentration in the local area. The proposal is of an appropriate design, scale, form, massing, and density, and will not be detrimental to the character and historic interest of nearby listed buildings or their setting. The proposal enhances the character and appearance of the conservation area and will have a positive impact on the setting of the World Heritage Site.

    Client: Glencairn Properties

    Architect: 56three

    Montrose Terrace

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  • Scott Hobbs Planning (SHP) secured planning permission and listed building consent at 15 Belgrave Place, Edinburgh. The initial application for planning permission and listed building consent was refused in September 2017. SHP was requested to prepare and submit an appeal to the Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals (DPEA). The Reporter agreed with the proposals and SHP’s supporting information and recommended in favour of the proposal.

     

    15 Belgrave Place

  • Scott Hobbs Planning (SHP) has secured planning permission and listed building consent for a replacement extension at 18 Grange Terrace, Edinburgh. The application was submitted in March 2018 but was refused in June 2018. SHP was then instructed to prepare and submit an appeal to the Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals (DPEA). The Reporter agreed with the proposals and SHP’s supporting information and recommended in favour of the proposal. 

     

    18 Grange Terrace

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  • SHP (Scott Hobbs Planning) has secured listed building consent at Hillwood House, Edinburgh. The application was submitted in November 2017 but was refused in February 2019. SHP was then instructed to prepare and submit an appeal to the Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals (DPEA). The Reporter agreed that the proposals were acceptable and allowed the appeal, granting listed building consent.

    Hillwood House

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  • SHP is pleased to announce that planning permission has been allowed on appeal for the erection of a four-storey building at Lower Gilmore Place, Edinburgh. The proposed development will provide 20 flats and office space on this brownfield site, which is situated in a highly accessible location. The DPEA Reporter noted that the proposed development would draw upon positive characteristics of the local area.

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  • SHP (Scott Hobbs Planning) has secured planning permission for the demolition of two vacant business units and erection of four apartment buildings and a terrace of mews houses. 113 units will be provided in total and 28 of these will be affordable. The development will make use of a sustainable urban site providing much needed housing. The Development Management Sub Committee agreed the development was of acceptable design, which would positively impact the local area and provide much needed affordable housing. Architect: CDA Group

    Marionville

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  • SHP (Scott Hobbs Planning) has secured planning permission at Hillwood House, Edinburgh. An application for the proposed extension was refused by the Edinburgh Local Review Body in June 2019; however, the corresponding listed building consent application was granted on appeal to the DPEA during August 2019. A new planning application was then submitted to City of Edinburgh Council and subsequently approved in December 2019. Architect: WN Thomson & Co

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