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Rally Car Update

Gavin and the EMA Nova recently headed south again to complete on the Pendragon stages over the military roads around Brough, Northumberland. Against a quality field of 100 cars, Gavin …

Rally car update

Gavin recently competed in the Tyneside Rally, coming away very happy with 32nd overall and 3rd in class and this on a venue which favours the bigger engine and faster …

Findrassie masterplan is a finalist

ema are delighted that the Findrassie masterplan in Elgin is a finalist in the RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence in London tonight, where we’re represented by the planning consultant, Savills …

ema Rally Car – Northumberland

Gavin and the EMA Nova recently competed in The Warcop Stage in Northumberland. After losing a significant chunk of time on the first stage when the gear linkage came apart and a …

Kyowa Kirin’s new expanded headquarters.

We at ema  are pleased to say that work on site is progressing well on the Kyowa Kirin International headquarters expansion in Galabank Business Park, Galashiels.   A Word from the Press:  …

Homes for Scotland Awards

Well. the results are in and we are please to have received Commendation for Private Development of the Year – medium  for Urban Eden project along side Places for People. …

Limefields – Livingston

We are delighted to share that Planning consent has been granted for 190 new homes at Limefields in Livingston for Barratt Homes          

New Arrivals

We are delighted to welcome not one but two “Little ones” to our ema family. Kevin in the Pink corner –  Kevin and Andrea welcomed Baby Aila Grace MacKenzie who was born …

Rally Car News

EMA’s rallying season started on Saturday with Gavin competing on the DCC stages rally at Ingliston. Gavin and navigator Gordy had a new car for the event, and unlike last …

Blindwells, East Lothian

East Lothian Council has granted planning permission for our designed masterplan, Blindwells, East Lothian. This site is an important part of the future growth of East Lothian and will add to …

Hamilton Waterworks

Residential planning application submitted to North Lanarkshire Council for 49 units at the Former Hamilton Waterworks Site, Strathaven Road, Hamilton on behalf of Barratt West Scotland. Infrastructure planning application submitted …

Urban Eden

We are delighted to have been nominated with Places For People in the Homes for Scotland awards – Private Development of the Year – medium Category.

Love Street – Paisley

We are delighted to be working with AS Homes on a number of current and future projects. As the Planning Application for Love Street Paisley nears conclusion, we are looking …

RTPI Nominations

We are delighted to announce that Findrassie has been shortlisted for the national RTPI awards for Excellence in Planning _ Excellence in Plan Making Practice category. The Awards Ceremony is …

Chesser House

EMA have submitted a Planning Application for the proposed redevelopment of Chesser House, to form 163 residential units in the former office building. The existing building will be retained with …

90 New homes approved for Belhaven.

I am pleased to confirm we received planning permission for 90 new homes for CALA at Belhaven. The proposals include a range of affordable and family homes and will form …

Mauricewood – Penicuik.

EMA are delighted to have submitted a Planning Approval to Midlothian Council for 552 new homes at Mauricewood, on the north side of Penicuik, for CALA and Avant Homes. The …

Chesser House

EMA were happy to receive positive feedback from The City of Edinburgh Council’s Urban Design panel following a presentation on the proposed redevelopment of Chesser House, to form 163 residential …

Love Street – Paisley

EMA have submitted a Planning Application for AS Homes for 132 new homes at Love Street, Paisley. The site, originally used as a brickworks, then home to St Mirren Football …

December 2016

It is hard to believe that it is the end of another year. This year has had its ups and downs but we have kept focused on the positives and …

Proposed New Homes for Edinburgh.

EMA are pleased to have submitted an application for Planning Permission in Principle for the Edmonstone Home Farm site at The Wisp Edinburgh, for Springfield. Around 900 new homes are …

Baileyfield – Portobello

EMA have submitted a full planning application for 483 new homes for the Baileyfield South site at Portobello for Barratt Homes. A mixture of terraced houses, townhouses, colonies flats and …

Elphinstone – East Lothian

EMA have submitted a detailed Planning Application for 90 new homes to the west of Elphinstone, East Lothian on behalf of Highland Residential Developments LTD.  

Luxury Houses – River Clyde

We have submitted a planning application for 12 luxury detached houses for CALA (West) on the banks of the River Clyde, at Bothwell near Hamilton. The contemporary brick clad houses will …

2017 Scottish Property Awards – Urban Eden

We are delighted to announce that we, ema, alongside Places for People  have been short listed in the 2017 Scottish Property Awards for our Urban Eden project.  

Almond Valley Masterplan

The masterplan is for Almond Valley Village on the western edge of Perth. The design includes a site for a new primary school, community facilities and up to 1500 new …

Great News for Findrassie

We are delighted to announce that the Findrassie project  received a Scottish Award for quality in planning in the partnership category on  Tuesday 8th November 2016 at the 18th Planning Awards ceremony.  …

ema Rally Car 2016 round up

After a distinctly average year’s rallying, when a couple of good results were countered by a crash on the first event of the season and gearbox failure on another, Gavin …

ema Rally Car – Gavin Lloyd

Since the last update, Gavin and the EMA rally car have been out competing a couple of times with mixed success. In August, we headed south to the Otterburn military …

Hawkhead Road – Paisley

Planning Permission in Principle has just been granted for redevelopment of a brownfield site previously occupied by a BASF chemical plant, between Hawkhead Road and The White Cart River in …

Our News

Who can believe it is September? The word on the street is that we only have 15 weeks till Christmas….. Enough of that !! This month we have submitted the …

The Old Perth Mart Site:

We have submitted a masterplan to Perth and Kinross City Council for nearly 30 acres of land at the old Perth Mart site, off Crieff Road, for Glasgow-based consortium, Perth City West LLP. …

What’s in store ?

Here is a taste of what we here at ema have been up to in last few months.  We are excited about the plans that are in place for the future …

Southdale Development – West Lothian

We at  EMA together with the Developer EWP Investments have lodged a planning application for the delivery of a parade of retail units, located at Southdale Way, include a food outlet/coffee shop …

“Team EMA Rallying” Driven by Gavin Lloyd.

After finally not “getting away with it” on our first event in EMA colours, the nova front end was substantially rebuilt. However we were rewarded with a relatively incident free …

68 New Dwellings

We are very pleased to announce that Planning has been approved unanimously by committee. The project includes the renovation of the listed existing school building and hub to provide 35 new …

122 NEW HOMES

We have submitted a detailed planning application for 122 new homes at South Fort Street, Edinburgh. The project for Barratt Homes and the Blake Group will see the redevelopment of an …

Abbey lane – Edinburgh

We are delighted to announce Our design for a new residential development on brownfield land at Abbey Lane in Edinburgh was approved by planning committee on 11th May. The design …

Massive Garden Development Project given the go-ahead in Edinburgh

Plans for the first phase of the Garden District has been given the go-ahead. Read more: http://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/massive-garden-district-development-is-given-go-ahead-in-edinburgh-1-4129711#ixzz48vSI1j1e    

Busy Quarter

I am happy to say that it has been a vey busy quarter for us here at EMA.   Here are some of the goings on…. Nominated Scottish Home Awards Small …

Westerlea, Linlithgow

We are delighted to announce that Planning Approval for 5 new houses within Linlithgow’s Conservation area, for CALA Homes, was granted today.    

December 2015

       This year has proved to be an exciting year for the team at EMA. From moving offices,  expanding our team, to maintaining our client relations, as well as gaining a few new clients …

November 2015

  November proved to be a very busy, and successful month for EMA. We saw a number of planning applications approved last month, some of which have been detailed below: Redheugh East …

Urban Eden – Scottish Property Awards Commercial & Public Property finalist

        We are delighted to be announced as a Scottish Property Awards Commercial & Public Property finalist – Urban Eden. Project Details We call it Urban Eden …

October 2015

    October was a busy month for us, along with some new faces joining the team,  we have officially settled in to our new premises at 42 Charlotte Square, and are …

EMA Update

  Shillingworth, Bridge of Weir – Planning permission approved for 43 new dwellings Crossgates, Fife – Planning permission granted for 137 new dwellings               …

Cupar North Public Exhibition

  A two day public exhibition for Cupar North took place last week. It was very well attended with over 300 members of the local community taking the opportunity to view the proposed …

EMA August Update

Findrassie, Elgin – Masterplan for 1500 homes submitted to The Moray Council for consultation as Supplementary Guidance Abbey Lane, Edinburgh – Detailed planning application submitted for 140 flats in Edinburgh …

Scottish Home Awards 2015

EMA are proud to have been chosen as finalists at this years Scottish Home Awards. Albert Dock for CALA Homes, Bellevue Colonies for Glencairn Properties and Oaklands for Cruden Homes …

Homes for Scotland 2015

EMA are pleased to announce that we have won the award for best large development for Albert Dock at this years Homes for Scotland Awards. We also received commendation in …

Recent Successes – May 2015

Some of our recent success stories for this month… Ferrygate, North Berwick – Planning Permission granted for 140 houses by Appeal for Miller Homes, following 2 appeals and a court …

Urban Eden Update

The EMA designed Urban Eden project at Lochend South, Edinburgh has recently started onsite with 84 units being constructed for client Places for People. The contemporary designed project is a …

Phoenix House, Portobello

EMA have this week secured Planning permission, subject to legal agreement, for the conversion of a 1970’s former Department of Social Security office building on Portobello High Street to create …

EMA April Update

Both Bellevue Colonies and Ocean Drive Townhouses have been shortlisted for best large development in the Homes for Scotland Awards 2015. The winner will be announced at our Annual Lunch …

EMA are moving premises

From Monday 23rd of February 2015 our new address and telephone number will be: 42 Charlotte Square Edinburgh EH2 4HQ Tel: 0131 247 1450 Email addresses remain the same

Urban Realm Top 100

EMA are delighted to announce they have been placed 28th in Urban Realms TOP100 Architects for 2015. The list, which is based on nominations from clients and other consultants, considers …

Almond Valley, Perth

http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/local/perth-kinross/almond-valley-village-plans-up-for-public-discussion-1.722655

Findrassie, Elgin

Appointed as masterplanner for a mixed use masterplan for Findrassie, Elgin. The masterplan will comprise 1,500 new homes and employment facilities and is expected to accommodate growth in the Morayshire …

Innerleithen Road, Peebles

Planning approval granted for 13 houses and 17 flats on Innerleithen Road, Peebles.

Hallhill, Dunbar

EMA have been selected as finalists for the ‘Best Achievement in Master Planning’ category in the upcoming Scottish Property Awards 2015, for the Hallhill masterplan in Dunbar.

McLeod Street, Edinburgh

Planning application submitted for 25 flats at 22 McLeod Street, Edinburgh.

Albert Dock, Leith

EMAs Ocean Drive Development for Cala Homes has been received a Gold Award for the Best Brownfield Development at the What House? Awards 2014. ‘This Leith development near Edinburgh, on …

Victoria Works, Dunfermline

Work is underway for Miller Homes for new homes within the Category B listed building on the site of the former Victoria Works, Pilmuir Street, Dunfermline.

Architecture Scotland Annual

EMA’s Great Junction Street project has been included in Urban Realm’s Architecture Scotland Annual 2014.

Ferrymuir, South Queensferry

Planning application submitted for 151 houses/flats and community facility in Ferrymuir, South Queensferry.

Alnwickhill, Edinburgh

Planning approval and listed building consent granted for 297 new homes on the site of the former Alnwickhill Water Treatment Works in Liberton, Edinburgh.

Cupar North

2 days of community engagement in Cupar for a mixed use masterplan of 1,500 new homes at Cupar North.

Almond Valley Village

2 days of community engagement in Perth for a mixed used masterplan of 1,500 new homes at Almond Valley Village.

Loanhead, Midlothian

Appointed to obtain planning permission for 5 new-build steading type houses on site of demolished mill owner’s house in the Greenbelt in Loanhead, Midlothian.

Mains Farm, North Berwick

Planning application submitted for 113 new homes at Mains Farm, North Berwick.

Kincardine, Fife

Appointed as masterplan architect for 500 new homes in Kincardine, Fife.

Pumpherston, West Lothian

Planning Application submitted for 12 flats in Pumpherston, West Lothian

Dovecot Farm, Haddington

Planning Application registered for 113 houses and flats at Dovecot Farm, Haddington, East Lothian.

Milburn Glen, Larkhall

Planning Permission in Principle obtained for 10 house plots at Millburn Glen, Larkhall.

Almond Valley Village

PAN submitted for the Almond Valley Village Masterplan, incorporating 1,500 new homes and a site for a new primary school in a unique landscape setting on the edge of Perth. …

Broomhills, Edinburgh

Architecture + Design Scotland have concluded a 9 month workshop and review process on our site for 600 houses and a school for BDW Developments in former Greenbelt land at …

Cupar, Fife

Pre Application Notice submitted for 1,500 new homes and commercial uses in Cupar, Fife.

New EMA website

Welcome to our new website! Over the past few months we have been working hard on updating our website with a whole new image and layout. The EMA logo has …

Station Road, Dunbar

The planning appeal for 17 houses in the Conservation Area at Station Road, Dunbar, has been approved by the DPEA Reporter subject to conclusion of a legal agreement on developer …

Blindwells, East Lothian

Planning Application submitted for new settlement at Blindwells, East Lothian. The new settlement has 1,800 new houses, a school, supermarket, local centre, a park & ride and employment land focussed …

Bonnington Road, Leith

Pre Application Notice submitted for 200 flats on Bonnington Road Lane, Leith