Prince's Foundation, Urban Design Associates win Scottish Planning Award

A plan for the sensitive growth of a Scottish village by The Prince’s Foundation for the Built Enviornment and partners, has won a prestigious “Scottish Award for Quality in Planning”. The award was made at a ceremony on 12 March at which Stuart Stevenson MSP and Scotland’s Chief Planner Jim McKinnon were both present.
The award - for Outstanding Performance and Quality in Community Involvement - was made for the Enquiry By Design for the extension of Ellon and its surrounding area in Aberdeenshire by The Prince’s Foundation and partners Urban Design Associates, Scotia Homes, Aberdeenshire Council and crucially, the local community.
A video about the project can be viewed at The Prince's Foundation's YouTube channel at


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