G H Johnston Building Consultants Ltd

NameG H Johnston Building Consultants Ltd

G H Johnston Building Consultants Ltd is an Inverness-based planning and architectural consultancy established in 1977. We provide services to clients across Scotland including landowners, major hotel and resort companies, house builders, commercial construction firms, leading property developers, legal firms and government agencies. Our current projects include developments in Aberdeen, Aviemore, Kingussie, Edinburgh,Glasgow and Perth.We have ten staff.

Planning advice is provided by our two RTPI qualified staff and architectural design is provided by RIBA qualified staff. This integrated service enables us to provide design solutions to a diverse range of projects in preparation for submission of planning applications.Our two former local authority planners bring extensive experience to our planning service notably in the representation of clients on local development plan submissions and through the consultation process to Public Local Inquiry stages.

Our planning services include preparing master plans of significant mixed use, regeneration, housing and industrial sites in conjunction with other appropriate professional disciplines.

We also offer practical design of large construction sites and buildings together with individually tailored planning advice on proposals.

We undertake listed building conversions and extensions, and new buildings in conservation areas. As a modern forward thinking practice, we embrace the latest advice and guidance on sustainable design practice. This includes identifying and using locally sourced materials,and both passive and embodied energy systems in building design.

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Briefs

Local & Strategic Planning: Local Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Plan Monitoring

Conservation: Listed Buildings

Conservation: Urban Conservation

Agriculture: Estates

Business: Business and Science Parks

Business: Change of Use

Business: Extensions / Alterations of Premises

Business: New Premises

Countryside & Environment: National Parks

Housing: Housing Design Layout

Design: Masterplanning

Design: Urban Design

Health Planning: Nursing Homes

Housing: Affordable Housing

Housing: Appeals

Housing: Applications

Housing: Residential Developments

Housing: Social Housing

Industrial: Light Industry

Industrial: Service Industry

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Plan Representation

Retail: Change of Use

Retail: Shops

Retail: Supermarkets

Tourism & Leisure: Caravan Parks / Camping Sites

Tourism & Leisure: Guest Houses / B&B

Tourism & Leisure: Family Entertainment Centres

Tourism & Leisure: Hotels

Tourism & Leisure: Public Houses

Tourism & Leisure: Restaurants

Tourism & Leisure: Stadiums

Tourism & Leisure: Tourism

Agriculture: Planning & Development

Design: Architecture

Industrial: Site Design Layout

Retail: Site Design Layout

Local & Strategic Planning: Planning Strategies

Urban Regeneration: Waterfront Sites

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Neighbourhood Development Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Plan - Viability Assessments

Urban Regeneration: Housing Estate Masterplans