Planning decision: research excavation at Knowe of Swandro, Skaill, Westside

Planning proposal relating to research excavation at Knowe of Swandro, Skaill, Westside. This case is closed.

Status of case: Closed
Action: cleared back to the planning authority for their own determination
Action date: 26/06/2018

Scottish Government reference number: SMC-ORK-002
Planning authority reference number: AMH/1310/1/1
Planning authority: Historic Environment Scotland

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 documents relate to the planning application for research excavation at Knowe of Swandro, mound south south east of Skaill, Westside (ref. SMC-ORK-002):

  • planning and architecture divsion assessment report
  • clearance letter
  • letter commencing consideration period

More information

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

planning and architecture division assessment report.pdf
clearance letter.pdf
letter commencing consideration period.pdf



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

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