Planning and the future of the Scottish town centre

What role will planning have in driving the recovery of Scottish town centres? Kerri McGuire, Head of Planning at Graham + Sibbald, looks at the crucial role that planners will play in the process.


Planning could help unlock a vibrant and sustainable future for Scottish town centres, if a flexible planning policy approach is adopted and a mix of uses supported. Planning policy needs to balance and support the needs of all stakeholders including communities, the retail sector, local businesses, service providers, property owners and developers…


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