Scottish Planning Policy and Housing - technical consultation: analysis

Independent analysis of the responses to our consultation paper on Scottish Planning Policy and Housing: Technical Consultation on Proposed Policy Amendments which ran from 17 July to 9 October 2020.

Annex 1: Organisational respondents (n = 150)

Community Council, Residents’ Association or Civic Trust (n = 20)

Aberdour Community Council

Biggar and District Civic Society

Biggar Community Council

Bridge of Weir Community Council

Culter Community Council

Cults, Bieldside and Milltimber Community Council

Fossoway and District Community Council

Hillhead Community Council

Jackton and Thorntonhall Community Council

Kilmacolm Civic Trust

Kilmacolm Community Council

Kilmacolm Residents’ Association

Linlithgow and Linlithgow Bridge Community Council

Monkton Community Council

Old Aberdeen Community Council

Reddingmuirhead and Wallacestone Community Council

Scone and District Community Council

Stepps & District Community Council and Save Stepps Greenbelt Campaign Committee

Strathblane Community Council

Symington Community Council

Energy Supplier, Developer, Association or Body (n = 13)

BayWa r.e. UK Limited


Energy UK

ESB Asset Development UK Ltd


Natural Power

Red Rock Power Limited

Renewable Energy Systems

RWE Renewables UK

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks Transmission

ScottishPower Renewables

SSE Renewables

Statkraft UK Ltd

Greenbelt Campaign Group (n = 5)


Committee to Protect Quarriers Village

Helensburgh Green Belt Group

Residents Against Greenbelt Erosion, (Bridge of Allan)

Save Stepps Greenbelt Campaign Committee

Housing Developer, Landowner or Investor (n = 40)

A & J Stephen Ltd

Aisby Enterprises

Allanwater Developments Ltd

Ambassador Group

Ashfield Land Ltd

Bancon Homes Ltd

Banks Group

Barratt Homes

CALA Management Ltd (on behalf of CALA Homes East, CALA Homes North and CALA Homes West)

Campion Homes Ltd

Comer Homes Group


David Wilson Homes

Elan Homes (Scotland) Ltd

Gladman Developments Ltd

Goldcrest Communities Limited

Graham’s, The Family Dairy

Hadden Group

Headon Developments

Kirkwood Homes Ltd


Mactaggart and Mickel

Malcolm Allan Housebuilders Ltd

Miller Homes Limited

Persimmon Homes (East Scotland) Ltd

Persimmon Homes North Scotland

Persimmon Homes West Scotland

Places for People Group

Robertson Residential Group Ltd

Royal London Mutual Insurance Society Ltd

Rural Renaissance Ltd

Springfield Homes

Springfield Properties PLC

Stewart Milne Homes Ltd

Stirling Developments Ltd

Taylor Wimpey

Tulloch Homes

Turnberry Homes Ltd

West Craigs Limited

Winchburgh Developments Limited

Local Authority or Planning Authority (n = 24)

Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeenshire Council

Angus Council (Officer Response)

Argyll & Bute Council

City of Edinburgh Council

Dundee City Council

East Ayrshire Council

East Dunbartonshire Council

East Lothian Council

East Renfrewshire Council

Falkirk Council

Fife Council

Glasgow and the Clyde Valley Strategic Development Planning Authority

Inverclyde Council

Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee

Midlothian Council (Officer response)

North Ayrshire Council

North Lanarkshire Council

Perth & Kinross Council

Scottish Borders Council

South Ayrshire Council

Stirling Council

West Dunbartonshire Council

West Lothian Council

Planning, Development, Real Estate or Legal Firm or Consultancy (n = 25)

Aurora Planning Limited

Avison Young

Barton Willmore

Burness Paull LLP

Case Consulting Limited

Colliers International

David Bell Planning Ltd

E&A Partnerships

Felsham Planning and Development

Ferguson Planning Ltd

Geddes Consulting

Holder Planning

Iceni Projects

John Brown and Company

Montagu Evans LLP

Pegasus Consultancy Ltd

Pegasus Group

Pinsent Masons LLP


Savills (UK) Ltd

Scott Hobbs Planning

Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Shoosmiths LLP

Wallace Land Investments

Wright Planning Ltd

Public Body (n = 3)

Key Agencies Group

Scottish Land Commission

Scottish Water

Representative body or professional institute (n = 14)

Built Environment Forum Scotland

Community Land Scotland

Heads of Planning Scotland

Homes for Scotland

Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland

Royal Town Planning Institute Scotland- RTPI Scotland

Scotland’s Towns Partnership

Scottish Ecological Design Association (SEDA)

Scottish Environment LINK Planning Group

Scottish Federation of Housing Associations

Scottish Land & Estates (SLE)

Scottish Planning Consultants Forum

Scottish Property Federation

Scottish Renewables

Third Sector (n = 6)

Cycling Scotland

National Trust for Scotland


Paths for All

Planning Democracy

The Association for the Protection of Rural Scotland



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