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Reclaiming national soil All contaminated spoil had to be removed to make Holyrood in Edinburgh attractive to developers, and the new Scottish Parliament.

In Westminster, the Government is expounding the virtues of brownfield development. Meanwhile, the Scottish parliament at Holyrood will draw attention to the viability of reclaimed, rehabilitated urban sites by moving into a remarkable piece of architecture right at the heart of one.

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