Awards and Achievements

The contribution of the Planning and Building Control Service has been recognised through a variety of local and national awards including:

2019

  • Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning: Winner for development ofΒ Waters Edge

2018

  • Scottish Property Awards: Winner: City Regeneration Project of the Year
  • Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning: Winner for Digital Engagement

2016

  • Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning: Winner: Developer Information Packs for the Central Waterfront
  • Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning: Shortlisted: Delivering Slessor Gardens

2015

  • Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning: Winner: Percent for Public Art Policy in Dundee

2014

  • Campbell Christie Public Service Reform Award:Β Β The Crescent, Whitfield
  • Dundee Civic Trust:Β Β The Crescent, Whitfield
  • Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning:Β Β The Crescent, Whitfield
  • Scottish Property Awards:Β Β Judges Award for Merit - Central Waterfront
  • Placemaking Awards - Planning Magazine: Dundee Waterfront - winner of the economic growth Award

2013

  • Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning: Award for Young people and the transformation of Dundee's Waterfront
  • Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning: Commendation for Working With Key Agencies - The Dundee Local Development Plan

2012

  • Scottish Transport Awards: Award for excellence in walking and the public realm. To Atkins and Dundee City Council for the Dundee City Centre Pedestrian Wayfinding Scheme
  • Dundee Civic Trust Awards: Commendation for the Riverside Nature ParkΒ 

2011

  • Royal Town Planning Institute Silver Jubilee Cup: Awarded to the TAYplan Strategic Development Plan for being "original and visionary in scope". Tayplan is the Strategic Development Planning Authority for Dundee, Perth, Angus and North Fife.

2010

  • Scottish Government: Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning:Β Mill O'Mains Community Regeneration Masterplan
  • Dundee Civic Trust Awards:Β Refurbishment of the Mcmanus GalleriesΒ and it's high quality external landscaping
  • Scottish Government: Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning: Awarded to the TAYplan Main Issues Report

2009

  • Scottish Government: Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning:Gardynes Land
  • Regeneration & Renewal Magazine: Heritage-Led Project Of The Year : Gardynes Land
  • Royal Town Planning Institute Awards: Gardynes Land

2008

  • Dundee Civic Trust Awards:Β Gardyne's Land restoration project
  • Dundee Civic Trust Awards:Β Baxter ParkΒ restoration project

2007

  • Scottish Government: Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning:Β Stobswell Neighbourhood Physical Regeneration Project
  • Scottish Government: Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning:Awarded toΒ Baxter Park restoration works

2006

  • Scottish Government: Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning: CommendationΒ for Hilltown Park

2005

  • Scottish Government: Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning: Award for Ardler - the successful rebirth of a community
  • Scottish Government: Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning:
    CommendationΒ for Dundee City Council's interactive questionnaire - do I need planning permission?

2003

  • Scottish Government: Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning:Β Dundee's Facade Enhancement Grant Scheme

2002

  • Scottish Government: Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning:Β Dundee's Visitor Signage Project

2000

  • Scottish Government: Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning:Β Dundee City Centre Improvements

1999: Scottish Government: Scottish Awards For Quality In Planning: Commendation for Dundee's Ambassador Routes Design Guide1999

  • Scottish Government: Scottish awards For Quality In Planning: Commendation - Dundee Ambassador Routes Design Guide