RTPI launches Measuring What Matters research

Today sees the launch of research into how planning measures its impact on wider society. This important work was commissioned by the RTPI and jointly funded by the Governments of Ireland, Scotland and Wales, along with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and the Office of the Planning Regulator in Ireland. https://www.rtpi.org.uk/planningoutcomes This […]

Oxfordshire Garden Village proposed at Eynsham

In May 2020, Grosvenor Development Ltd, submitted an Outline Planning Application (OPA) to West Oxfordshire District Council for the garden village of Salt Cross on land to the north of Eynsham. As one of the first garden villages endorsed by the government in 2017 to help meet England’s housing needs, the proposal is for 2,200 […]

RTPI Measuring Planning Outcomes Research – Survey Live

KMA are delighted to be leading a consortium of researchers and practitioners from across the UK and Ireland to deliver this really interesting and important research commissioned by the RTPI alongside project and funding partners in Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. We are working with yellowbook, McCabe Durney Barnes, University […]

KMA Covid-19 Response

During the ongoing Covid-19 health crisis, KMA remain fully operational. Team members are working flexibly from home to help our clients progress their projects. We want all our communities to be safe and are therefore taking social distancing and, if necessary, isolation very seriously. We have always been an agile team, our work demands it. […]

RTPI Awards 2020 – Finalists!

KMA are double finalists! We are thrilled to be shortlisted as finalists in two categories of the RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence 2020. KMA have reached the finals stage in both Small Planning Consultancy of the Year and Excellence in Plan Making, for Your Kirky Town Centre in Kirkintilloch, East Dumbartonshire. Recognition in the Small […]

Warrington Central 6 Masterplan

A KMA-led team was commissioned in summer 2018 to undertake the Warrington Central 6 Masterplan by the Warrington Central Area Renewal Board. The Board is made up of community, partner organisations and council representatives – as such they were looking for an approach to masterplanning that was community driven and had a high degree of […]

Former Cockenzie Power Station Masterplan Update and Information Sessions

Following on from our work on the Cockenzie Masterplan, KMA along with PBA were commissioned to support East Lothian Council with a series of update sessions on the Cockenzie Masterplan. In the period of time between the masterplan being completed and now East Lothian Council have acquired the site. The purpose of these sessions was […]

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 […]