Tags - Planning

Meeting the next generation

Blog Post

2 Oct 2019

Our policy adviser Marcelina Hamilton, who has recently qualified as a chartered surveyor, went back to University for the day to talk to students about what a future career in helping rural Scotland...

Electrical wiring regulations – tricky to digest?

Blog Post

26 Jul 2019

Mike Buchanan from Cambusmore Estate in Perthshire, takes us through some recent changes to electrical requirements. 

A new 18th edition of the electrical wiring regulations, known as BS 7671:2018,...

Short-term lets - a balancing act

Blog Post

12 Jul 2019

Marcelina Hamilton is Scottish Land & Estate’s policy advisor for rural business and property. Here she explains why it’s important to get the balance right for any new regulations introduced to the...

Planning in the balance?

Blog Post

5 Apr 2019

We’ve all had a couple of weeks to consider the impact of the Planning (Scotland) Bill’s Revised Financial Memorandum which the Scottish Government published ahead of Stage 3. It was very much an...

New research to inform future planning policy across rural Scotland


7 Mar 2019

Savills’ planning team in Scotland and the research institute Inherit have together won a Scottish Government tender for research which will inform the future preparation of the National Planning...

Housing Walk & Talk at Dunninald Estate


27 Feb 2019

On Tuesday, 26 February, 25 SLE Members and guests met at Dunninald Estate, near Montrose to learn of the importance of master planning when it comes to the development of a redundant B Listed...

Land managers share discussion and expertise on Scottish rural policy issues


26 Oct 2018

Policy issues key to the prosperity and development of business in rural Scotland have been discussed at an event for land managers organised by Scottish Land & Estates.
Jointly sponsored by Savills...

Pitgaveny Farms Schools Day

HIH Case Study

27 Jun 2018

Pitgaveny Estate

For many years now Pitgaveny has hosted school’s visits for local children in Moray.

The biggest of these is an annual visit from Elgin Academy when around 200 new 2nd year pupils...

Boat of Garten Housing Development

HIH Case Study

25 Jun 2015

Seafield & Strathspey Estates

Boat of Garten is an attractive village lying beside the River Spey and around 7 miles from Aviemore and 9 miles from Grantown on Spey.

With the Speyside Way and the...

Tornagrain - A New Community

HIH Case Study

15 Jan 2015

A new image for Tornagrain, the new town planned between Inverness and Nairn, has been unveiled at a community liaison meeting.

The image of the neighbourhood square planned as part of the first phase...