Steve McGavin

Steve McGavin

Planning and Development Director (Scotland)

145 Morrison Street,
Edinburgh,
EH3 8FJ

M: 07736 496580

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With over 25 years’ experience in planning, development and regeneration in Scotland, Steve brings an extensive knowledge and experience of the residential, leisure, tourism, development and commercial property markets and has clients from an impressive network of contacts in the development and investment community.

Steve McGavin heads up the Scottish planning and development team. Steve has worked in the public and private sector. He is a highly skilled planning consultant with 25 years of experience advising clients in the private and public sector throughout the UK. He has a track record in advising on major development proposals and securing positive outcomes for clients. Steve has a thorough understanding of the development process, understanding policy and detailed planning considerations and forming highly effective working relationships with public and private sector clients.

Recent experience includes:

  • Steve leads the master planning for MOD's Scottish and northern England sites
  • Planning applications for Pret across the UK
  • Forth Bridges Tourism Strategy
  • Town Centre Strategy for Paisley
  • 100 bed Premier Inn application on behalf of Locate Developments in Barnet
  • Assessment of tourism and regeneration potential of major colliery sites in Midlothian.
  • Planning application for mixed use development at Portlethen, Aberdeen.
  • Strategic Pre Transport Appraisal for former power station, Longannet, Fife
  • Economic Development Needs Assessment for Middlesbrough Council

Key skills include:

  • Planning and Development Consultancy;
  • Community Engagement;
  • Expert Planning Witness at Public Inquiries;
  • Planning Applications;
  • Master Planning;
  • Stakeholder engagement and lobbying;
  • Local Development Plans; and
  • Town Centre Regeneration

Steve McGavin

Planning and Development Director (Scotland)

145 Morrison Street,
Edinburgh,
EH3 8FJ

M: 07736 496580

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