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Five House development Planning Approval Granted.

Planning Approval has been granted for this five house development in Keith, Moray. We didn’t think it was possible to make such a hooha over the design of a driveway in an existing culdesac, but Moray Council managed it. However, after 8 months of negotiation, commonsense prevailed in the end.  

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Johnston House shortlisted for “Best New House” by DIA.

Our design for a new house for Mr and Mrs Johnston has been shortlisted in the Best New House category in the 2018 DIA Awards and we are delighted. Our clients approached us having purchased a site located on the coast.  They had a very clear idea what it was that they were trying to achieve and our task was to tease out of them what this aspiration was and then deliver it.  The concept was a “New England” type of [...]

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Marketgait, Dundee

Today we received formal instruction from our client to make an application for Planning Approval for this Mixed Use development on Marketgait Dundee. The proposal for this prominent City Centre location comprises 43 residential units and retail units at Street Level.     

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New House in grounds of B Listed Building.

We are about to submit an application for Planning Approval and Listed Building Consent for this house within the grounds of a Grade B Listed building in Dundee. With our experience of dealing with Historic Scotland and knowing they have a preference for buildings with a contemporary edge to compliment the “setting” of Listed Buildings, we have used our knowledge to present this solution. The house comprised four bedrooms and an open plan living/ dining/ kitchen on the upper [...]

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Sanday Development Trust, Orkney

We have been appointed by The Sanday Development Trust to prepare proposals for seven sites on Orkney for Sheltered Accommodation. It is anticipated that the developments will comprise a variety of sizes of accommodation with users with diverse needs, with the first showing a series of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom “cottages” all linked to a community hub and medical surgery. This will add to our portfolio of projects within the care industry and community projects. www.bruntondesign.com

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Planning Approval for Car Showroom

                    This week we received notice that we have been Granted Planning Approval for the new showroom for Augustus Autos and we are delighted. This is a simple portal frame clad with standing seam metal sheets with large glass panes and a breis soleil. After positive discussions with the Planning Department, they agreed to support a design that had the physical appearance of an agricultural f arm building in the countryside, albeit it is to accommodate a sales area for high [...]

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WE ARE RECRUITING

WE ARE RECRUITING. We are seeking applications for a Part One Year Out for the forthcoming year to work on a number of new and exciting architectural projects over the forthcoming year. Please send applications to admin@bruntondesign.com Previous applicants are welcome to re-apply and we would encourage you to do so. Be like Corb. Design “machines for living in”.

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Heal Physiotherapy Grand Opening.

Rodger Brunton attended the formal opening of Heal Physiotherapy’s clinic on Dudhope Terrace, Dundee.  And later on, in a road race organised by the clinic to mark the occasion, our own Frances Strachan ran an finished with a creditable PB.  

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