Conservation projects /   Planning

Former Royal High School, Edinburgh

SGLH response (by email) on 10 October 2015 to City of Edinburgh Council Planning Applications Ref: 15/03989/FUL and 15/03990/LBC. For the attention of Carla Parkes. Dear Sir/Madam, CHANGE OF USE , ALTERATIONS TO AND RESTORATION OF PRINCIPAL FORMER ROYAL HIGH SCHOOL BUILDINGS AND PAVILIONS ETC. The above applications have recently come to the attention of Scotland’s […]

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Loudon Castle, Galston Leisure & Tourism Development

SGLH response (by email) on 30 September 2015 to East Ayrshire Council Planning Application Ref: 15/0676/PPP. Dear Ms Finlay, LOUDON CASTLE, GALSTON, Leisure and Tourism Development. Thank you for inviting comments from The Garden History Society in Scotland on the above application. As you may be aware The Garden History Society has recently undergone a UK-wide re-structuring. […]

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Quarry at World Heritage site update

SGLH and other campaigners welcome Ministers’ intention to reject quarry application in Buffer Zone of the New Lanark World Heritage Site at the Falls of Clyde    Campaigners have welcomed Scottish Ministers’ intention to reject Cemex’s application to extend Hyndford quarry into the Buffer Zone of the New Lanark World Heritage Site. The multinational company wished to […]

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A quarry too far

New Lanark’s Bonnington landscape at the Falls of Clyde, a historically important 18th century designed landscape in the World Heritage Site Buffer Zone is in jeopardy since South Lanarkshire Council granted CEMEX permission to extend Hyndford Quarry.

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