Planning decision: excavation of evaluation trenches at Arbroath Abbey

Planning proposal relating to excavation of evaluation trenches at Arbroath Abbey (SMC-ANG-006). This case is closed.

Status of case: closed
Action: cleared back to the planning authority for their own determination
Action date: 15/01/2020

Scottish Government case reference number: SMC-ANG-006
Planning authority: Historic Environment Scotland
Planning authority case reference number: AMH/90018/1/1

Scottish Ministers may intervene in determining a planning proposal, whether an application or an appeal, where it is felt there is a national interest in doing so. We make all correspondence between ourselves, planning authorities and Historic Environment Scotland relating to each case's progress available to the public. 

The attached document relates to a planning permission application for excavation of evaluation trenches at Arbroath Abbey:

  • letter commencing consideration period
  • Planning and Architecture Division assessment report
  • clearance letter

More information

Planning Circular 3 2009: Notification of Planning Applications provides context to the above proposal.

SMC-ANG-006: letter commencing consideration period
SMC-ANG-006: clearance letter



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Area 2-H (South)
Planning and Architecture Division
The Scottish Government
Victoria Quay

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