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Planning granted for Royal Yacht Britannia floating hotel

SHP secured Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent in October and May 2018 respectively for the conversion of the historic naval boat MV Fingal to a hotel in Alexander Dock in the Port of Leith, Edinburgh. The new luxury boutique hotel will be operated by the Royal Yacht Britannia, and will complement Scotland's Number 1 tourist attraction, The Royal Yacht Britannia. 

The hotel will provide 23 premium suites and a 80 person function room.

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SHP Secure Planning for Nursing Home in Haddington

Scott Hobbs Planning (SHP) are pleased to have secured planning permission for a nursing home and 30 extra care units in Haddington, East Lothian on behalf of our client, In-Site Property Solutions.

After previously securing planning permission in principle for a mixed-use housing and business development on the wider site in November 2014, SHP worked closely with In-site and East Lothian Council to secure a different use for the business part of the site. The development will provide much needed care services for the area.

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SHP submits planning application for 209-bed Glasgow Hotel

Scott Hobbs Planning (SHP) recently submitted Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent planning applications to amend a major hotel scheme at Clyde Street and Dixon Street, Glasgow on behalf of client; Ashcap (CNC) LLP. 

The 13 storey 209-bed hotel scheme previously granted planning permission in 2014 for a DoubleTree by Hilton sits within and alongside an existing listed building in the heart of Glasgow's city centre overlooking the River Clyde.

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 Project Update - Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent were granted July 2017 and November 2016 respectivley 

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Success in Aberdeenshire as major commercial centre approved

Scott Hobbs Planning (SHP) has secured a resolution to grant planning permission in principle (PPP) for the commercial element of the mixed use settlement expansion of Blackdog, to the north of Aberdeen. Aberdeenshire Council’s Formartine Area Committee confirmed Minded to Grant consent, subject to the completion of a planning obligation related to developer contributions.

The planning application was submitted by SHP in March 2016, following pre-application consultation with Aberdeenshire Council, for the mixed used commercial development, which will consist of a new town centre including a regional food hall, retail, leisure and Class 3 uses; business and industrial uses (Classes 4, 5 and 6); alterations to access from A90 roundabout and other infrastructure works. 

The proposal by Ashfield Land will be a significant boost to the Aberdeen economy, acting as a hub for the strategic Energetica corridor, connecting directly to the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR).

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Project update - The PPP planning application was granted in December 2017.

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SHP secure planning for Kensington High Street flagship bank

On behalf of Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group (CYBG), SHP secured planning permission for the change of use and new shop front  for a flagship retail bank at a prominent site on Kensington High Street. The new retail banking concept will provide an innovative digital-led approach to meet the needs of the Bank’s extensive customer base in the Capital..

Check out the CYBG website to learn more.

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Laura Roddy joins Scott Hobbs Planning as Senior Planner

Scott Hobbs Planning has strengthened its team with the appointment of Laura Roddy as a Senior Planner based in the company’s Edinburgh office.  Laura joins with the benefit of seven years’ experience in the private sector, where she focussed on major planning applications for developments including residential, infrastructure and renewable energy.  She will contribute to the growth of the business in all of its core sectors including mixed use, residential, student accommodation, retail and energy, working across the UK and Ireland.

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Managing Director Paul Scott commented: “We are delighted to have appointed Laura following a recommendation from a valued client.  She will play an important role in continuing to establish SHP as a leading independent planning advisor, and will allow us to build our role with existing and new clients across the British Isles.”

 

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Address: 24a Stafford Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7BD

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Permission secured at appeal for student housing in Stirling

Scott Hobbs Planning (SHP) recently secured planning permission at appeal for a 208 bed student housing development for Empiric Student Property in Stirling.

After being refused by Committee decision in May by Stirling Council against the case officer's recommendation, SHP was 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.

A great success for SHP for this highly accessible riverside development close to Stirling's city centre and University. Designed by Susan Stephen Architects.

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Student scheme application submitted at Haymarket Edinburgh

Scott Hobbs Planning (SHP) recently submitted a detailed planning application for a 104-bed student accommodation scheme at Haymarket Yards in Edinburgh on behalf of applicant Scape Homes.

The currently vacant site sits in an accessible and central location, close to Haymarket railway station and existing offices. The proposals seek to develop the site with a high quality and sustainable development, which will add to the mix of uses in the area and contribute to the vibrancy and vitality of this important location in the city centre. 

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