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As of this time, the above public work (AWPR/B-T) is the largest construction project in Scotland involving the creation of some 58km (36 miles) of new dual-carriageway around the city of Aberdeen.
Keith Petrie | 23/2/2018
Robbie Calvert summarises a discussion document published by RTPI Scotland in response to the Scottish Government’s proposed reform of the planning system and which makes…
Robbie Calvert | 13/7/2017
A new Code has been introduced as Schedule 1 of the Digital Economy Bill which will revise and replace the existing provisions.  This blog considers the valuation basis.Communications…
Ian Thornton-Kemsley | 5/4/2017
   As a result of a number of recent public projects, such as the construction of the Borders Railway and the proposed dualling of the A9 and A96, the impact of…
Odell Milne | 8/3/2017
 Whilst acquiring authorities in Scotland hold compulsory purchase powers, they can only be utilised to acquire private property rights and interests provided that (a)…
Keith Petrie | 15/2/2017
 "We want to see a clear, accessible, effective and efficient system of legislation and policy which allows for the compulsory acquisition and purchase of legal interests…
Elaine Farquharson-Black | 27/1/2017
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