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Important developments at Kevin Murray Associates

Due to expanding activities across the whole of the UK, Kevin Murray Associates (KMA) is making the following changes: • Jas Atwal has been appointed a Director • Iain MacPherson becomes an Associate Director • Lynne Gibbons becomes Company Secretary Founding Director, Kevin Murray, explained that ‘these are important changes in our structure, recognising the […]

Inverness Victorian Market Action Plan

The Inverness Victorian Market is a key asset in the heart of the city centre. The Highland Council commissioned Kevin Murray Associates to facilitate a series of workshops with traders and stakeholders and to devise an action plan for the regeneration of the Market. Kevin Murray undertook a series of interviews with traders ahead of […]

Sharing in Kilmarnock celebrations

It is with great pleasure that we report on the success of Kilmarnock as the Most Improved Town in Scotland at the 2015 SURF Awards. It was only a few short years ago that Kilmarnock was a town in despair when the world renowned Johnnie Walker whisky distillery plant announced its closure, following on the […]

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 […]

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 […]

NPF3: Stirling Workshop

In January 2013, the Scottish Government hosted a workshop to update and engage a wide range of stakeholders in the progress of the National Planning Framework (NPF3). Facilitated by Kevin Murray of KMA, the event was opened by Derek McKay MSP, Minister for Local Government and Planning, who encouraged participants to think ambitiously about the […]

Glasgow University REPR MSc 2012: Port Dundas

As part of their Spatial Planning Strategies project, Kevin took the international group of MSc students around the Port Dundas and Sighthill areas in February, to gain an appreciation of the complexities of the challenge. Although the weather was bleak, the students learnt about the scale, connectivity and environmental challenges, including advice from regeneration specialists […]