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Involvement in Hatfield Vision 2030+

KMA has performed a key role, as part of the Nexus-Broadway Malyan team, in soliciting and analysing the community and stakeholder contributions to Hatfield Vision 2030+. Sponsored by Welwyn Hatfield Council, Hertfordshire LEP and Hertfordshire University, the brief was to develop a vision and range of transformational projects for this former New Town, built up […]

Young Planners’ Placemaking Workshop

Kevin Murray and Dr Husam AlWaer teamed up with RTPI Scotland to devise a special Collaborative Placemaking event for the Scottish Young Planners Network. As a compressed form of the 1,2 and 3 day workshops they run, this half day session was an immersive ‘learning by doing’ experience that involved briefing presentations, a site visit […]

Sauchiehall Garnethill District Strategy

Working closely with a high-level engagement team for Glasgow City Council, with Nick Wright Planning, icecream architecture and co-occurence, KMA colleagues Jas, Iain and Kevin contributed to the engagement activity of the initial Glasgow City Centre Districts Regeneration Strategy. The engagement team collaborated with Gehl Architects across a range of community engagement events. These sought […]

Tranent Town Centre Charrette

Image is courtesy of Willie Miller Urban Design. East Lothian Council and the Fa’side Area Partnership commissioned Kevin Murray Associates to lead a town centre charrette in Tranent, working alongside Willie Miller Urban Design, Peter Brett Associates and icecream architecture. The charrette was held over three days from 26 – 28 March in The Fraser […]

Glasgow University REPR MSc 2015: Port Dundas Spatial Planning

The 2014-2015 REPR Masters students at Glasgow University studied the Port Dundas-Sighthill area as part of their Spatial Planning group project. Led by Amin Kamete and Kevin Murray, this work entailed analysing and devising a plan for this area to the north of the city centre, currently subject to several initiatives of regenerative change. The […]

Royston Vision and Strategy

The Rosemount Development Trust, on behalf of the wider Royston Strategy Group of local partners, appointed a team led by Kevin Murray Associates with Willie Miller Urban Design and Benton-Scott Simmons to prepare a comprehensive vision and strategy for Royston as a place, integrating the social, economic and environmental elements. This strategy is to be […]

Haddenham Airfield Consultation

Lands Improvement Holdings (LIH) commissioned KMA to run a set of community-facing design workshops for land on the edge of Haddenham, Buckinghamshire. This was part of the process for nominating the site as a potential allocation for housing in the Haddenham Parish Council Neighbourhood Plan. The site that LIH holds in Haddenham has an interesting […]

Glasgow University REPR MSc 2014: Glasgow City West

This year’s spatial planning class investigated the issues around the western edge of Glasgow city centre, mimicking a real life project undertaken by Scottish Enterprise and Glasgow City Council. The area included the International Financial Services District (IFSD), the land under and west of the motorway and Kingston Bridge, as well as the sites around […]

Glasgow City Centre West Development Framework

Under the M8, outside Anderston Station. Kevin Murray Associates were part of a team, led by Hypostyle Architects, commissioned by Scottish Enterprise and Glasgow City Council to produce a development framework for Glasgow’s City Centre West. The study area is a large part of the western city centre, running from Central Station to the M8, […]

Glasgow University REPR MSc 2013: Govan

This year’s Spatial Planning Strategy project, which Kevin led with Amine Kamete, involved devising a strategy for the historic Govan neighbourhood of Glasgow. With ancient roots dating from before Viking times, Govan underwent rapid growth in the 19th century, but equally rapid decline with the collapse of shipbuilding and other industry in the later 20th […]