Thursday, February 23, 2012

Whose plan is it anyway?

On the evening of 5 March, Glasgow City Heritage Trust and the Scottish Civic Trust are holding an event which seeks to demystify the planning process and examine the do's and don'ts of community consultation and participation. For an example of the complexity of the issues and their potentially long-lasting impact on a community, have a look at this interesting online discussion about the new Scottish Epilepsy Centre in Govan, which replaces a controversially-demolished Victorian school sited just outside the Govan Conservation Area:
http://www.urbanrealm.com/news/3345/Scottish_Epilepsy_Centre_commences_construction.htmlabout