Address to the Scottish Civic Trust Annual Conference

Talk given by Chairman of the Society, Dominic Fairlie

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Marischal Square Planning Representation - Full Text

Below is the full text of our submission on the Muse Planning Application for Marischal Square should you be interested to see what arguements we made:



 Aberdeen Civic Society 

Comments on Marischal Square Development, Broad Street, Aberdeen 


The committee of Aberdeen Civic Society has studied the proposals for the re-development of St Nicholas House by MUSE under planning application number 140698.

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The Scottish Planning Process - how it works and when to comment

The Planning System. How it works.


The planning system can seem very complicated and almost incomprehensible to many people. Frequently people tell us that they simply don’t know how to engage with the planning system, how to have their voices heard and how to influence the decisions that are taken about how their city grows and changes. The aim of this article is to help try to explain how the system works for those that don’t want to get bogged down by all the official jargon.

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