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Use and Adaptation of Listed Buildings Case Studies

Managing Change in the Historic Environment in practice

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A series of eight best practice case studies exploring how change can be managed in listed buildings in Scotland.

  • Minimal Intervention: Stromness Studios, Orkney

  • Adaptation: The Garment Factory, Glasgow

  • Extension: Marr College, Troon

  • Selective Demolition: Duns Primary School, Scottish Borders

  • Enabling Development: Greenlaw Town Hall, Scottish Borders 

  • Conservation and Climate Change: The Borders Distillery, Hawick

  • Conservation and Climate Change: The Ingram Centre, Kilmarnock

  • Conservation and Climate Change: West Dunbartonshire Council HQ

These case studies are reflective of our guidance notes on the Use and Adaptation of Listed Buildings.

Find out more about the policy behind the guidance in the Historic Environment Policy for Scotland.