Flashback to Cliff Hague's Diaries in Planning 1986-2006

Friday, 11 August 2017 09:49

A creeping privatisation of public space?

Might plans for a make-over for Edinburgh's West Princes Street Gardens lead to a partial privatisation of an iconic public space?

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Thursday, 04 May 2017 13:28

Cockburn Association seeks new Director

The Cockburn Association, Edinburgh's Civic Trust,  is seeking a new Director.

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Citizens in Edinburgh are voicing concerns at the way the capital city's built environment and greenspaces are being managed.

Friday, 04 November 2016 14:37

Best ways to enhance Edinburgh

I gave the Cockburn Association annual lecture in Edinburgh on 27 October 2016. I have now written it up and you can read it.

I am pleased to confirm that I will become Chair of the Cockburn Association in June, when the present Chair, Lord Brodie, steps down.

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Wednesday, 02 December 2015 10:14

The Civic Use of Heritage Assets

My blog published on the website of the Built Environment Forum Scotland on 1 December 2015 arges that the "hollowing out" of local government has seriously diminished the capacity to cherish the historic environment as a civic asset.Click here to read the blog.