Our analysis of latest consultation responses to The Planning Review is published

We are pleased to announce that the report from our commission to analyse the latest evidence submitted to the Scottish Government’s Planning Review has now been published on the Scottish Government Website. Undertaken with the University of Dundee and Eclipse Research Consultants, the project involved the analysis of the 474 written submissions, using a cross-coding system, […]

SCR Vision Launch

Today, 17 February, the SCR Vision has been launched. The prospectus, “A Better Future Together – Developing a Vision” is the product of our close work and collaboration with Professor Heather Campbell of the University of Sheffield, the other anchor institutions in the region, Sheffield Hallam University and the Sheffield Teaching Hospital Trust, and some […]

Fun and Games at Talk Prestwick Charrette

Talk Prestwick was an intensive community-facing charrette, led by Willie Miller Urban Design and sponsored by South Ayrshire Council, that took place over four days in the south west Scotland coastal community of Prestwick, close to the international airport. The event, while focusing around the town centre, drew in community initiatives from the beach and […]

Launch of the Sheffield City Region Visioning process

We are delighted to announce our involvement in facilitating the Sheffield City Region visioning process. We have been working for many months with various institutions across the city region to help devise an approach to build an inclusive, aspirational vision that builds strategic relationships goals and a shared direction, building from the existing base 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 […]

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 […]