Scotland's deputy transport and planning minister, Lewis Macdonald, last week unveiled Designing Places, a policy statement, which stresses the importance and benefits of good urban design.
Amey has won a £360M schools contract for City of Edinburgh Council. The 30 year contract is to provide education facilities. Morgan Estates and the Bank of Scotland are Amey's partners in the consortium, Edinburgh Schools Partnership (ESP). Due to the nature of ESP's winning delivery programme, two further high schools and two more special schools will be built within the budget.