Brodgar-Stenness Conservation Area Appraisal

The Orkney Islands are an archipelago located 16 miles off the North coast of Scotland. The Stenness-Brodgar area is situated to the south-west of the Mainland, between the towns of Stromness and Kirkwall. The area that was surveyed is comprised of much of the land surrounding the Lochs of Stenness and Harray, extending as farContinue reading Brodgar-Stenness Conservation Area Appraisal

Rackwick Conservation Area Appraisal

  This report began with the intention to study the settlement of Rackwick, its surrounding areas, and the possibility of a creating a Conservation Area. The project aims: • To highlight the significance of the area in terms of townscape, architecture and history. • To identify important issues effecting the area • To identify opportunitiesContinue reading Rackwick Conservation Area Appraisal

Kirkwall Conservation Area Appraisal

Orkney Islands Council commissioned the SCCS to carry out an appraisal of the existing conservation area in Kirkwall and to make recommendations in relation to any potential boundary review in advance of the Council submitting applications for funding through the CARS and THI schemes of Historic Scotland and Heritage Lottery Fund. Under the guidance ofContinue reading Kirkwall Conservation Area Appraisal

Cumbernauld Conservation Area Appraisal

In 2008 a group of 18 of our Area Conservation students carried out a Conservation Area Appraisal of Cumbernauld (New Town) in association with North Lanarkshire Regional Council.  Their work was coordinated and supervised by Ruxandra-Iulia Stoica and focussed specifically on Greenfaulds, Seafar, Ravenswood and the City Centre. The study was carried out over theContinue reading Cumbernauld Conservation Area Appraisal

Glasgow East End Built Heritage Study

This Heritage Study was carried out in Dalmarnock, Glasgow, in order to identify and describe aspects of its built heritage that are not covered by statutory listing.  The final report included an historical study of Dalmarnock, followed by a gazetteer detailing significant sites. This resulted in an evaluation of historical significance and urban character, informingContinue reading Glasgow East End Built Heritage Study