SCOTT & CHARTERS

The picture shows the first batch of knitwear being produced at Scott & Charters new purpose-built factory in Hawick in the Scottish Borders. The first phase of the new state of the art factory was handed over in April 2018. The next phase of the works currently being undertaken is the demolition of the existing factory and formation of a new car park.

HOWDEN BURN, JEDBURGH

Planning Permission has been granted for 32 new affordable housing units at Howden Burn in Jedburgh, Scottish Borders. The development is to be built by M&J Ballantyne of Kelso for Eildon Housing Association. Construction is due to start in the Summer.

LIFE CHURCH

Aitken Turnbull have recently submitted planning and listed building applications for the extension to the ‘B’ Listed church in central Edinburgh for our client Life Church. The expansion responds to the growing needs of Life Church and their work within the local community.

BORDERS BOOK FESTIVAL

Aitken Turnbull are delighted to support the 2018 Borders Book Festival.  Director Alasdair Rankin attended the official launch in Edinburgh with Britt Veirup attending the Melrose launch this afternoon.  There is a packed programme for this years festival 14–17th June.

ALDERNEY

Our work in Channel Islands continues and this week we secured Planning Consent for a new house on Alderney. Planning was submitted and obtained in just under 6 weeks.