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Solving the housing crisis and accelerating delivery of high quality homes

At the recent Scotland Development Conference hosted by Built Environment Networking, major residential developers and housebuilders, social housing providers and leadership from the housing sector joined a panel discussion to share details of the biggest housing projects currently planned for Scotland and how the sector can ensure a focus on creating community is retained, as well as the push for an increase in the rate, volume and affordability of housebuilding.

Edinburgh based planning partner, Fraser Mitchell, chaired the discussion and the panel comprised the following:

  • Chair: Shoosmiths; Fraser Mitchell, Partner
  • Aberdeen City Council; Jim Johnstone, Service Manager – City Development
  • Scottish Government; Linzi Wilding, Head of Housing Innovation and Place Initiatives, More Homes Division
  • CoCity; Alex Impey, Chief Vision Officer
  • Hillcrest Homes; Fiona Morrison, Deputy Chief Executive
  • Scottish Empty Homes Partnership; Andy Moseley, Empty Homes Policy Officer

You can watch the discussion here:



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