Montgomery Forgan Associates is a leading town planning and architectural consultancy based in Cupar, Fife. The practice is one of the longest established and well known independent consultancies in Scotland combining both the skills of town planning and architecture.
MFA have been involved with St Andrews West since its inception in 2001 and have steered the concept through to inclusion within the Fife Structure Plan. The practice, through David Wardrop continues to provide specialist planning consultancy to this project. David is a highly experienced planner with both local authority and private sector experience gained over the last 17 years.
Kelvin is a Director and founding partner of Urban Initiatives, established in 1989, and takes a lead role in its thought leadership, business planning, design philosophy and communication. He has overall responsibility for urban design and development planning matters in the practice and regularly provides the Design Director role on projects. He has over thirty years’ experience in major urban regeneration and development projects in the UK and abroad. This includes masterplanning of new towns, new neighbourhoods and quarters, commercial and mixed use developments; and major transportation initiatives. He has passionate interest in the future of cities and towns, in particular revitalisation of urban centres and waterfronts; arts, new media and cultural strategies; city marketing and branding; and urban conservation.
Kelvin is recognised as one of the leading figures in the field of urban design. He has written government policy on urban design, published numerous books and articles on the subject, regularly speaks at conferences and seminars and advises a number of cities on design matters. He has led the practice to numerous awards in recent years - RTPI ‘Planning Consultancy of the Year,’ RICS
‘Regeneration Consultancy’ and “Innovation of the Year’ and winner of the BEX ‘Best International Masterplan’ award for the Birmingham Big City Plan.
WSP Group plc is a global business providing management and consultancy services to the built and natural environment.
Established in the UK in the '70s, the company has grown through strategic development into one of the largest international consultancy groups in the world employing over 9,000 staff worldwide.
WSP operates as a specialist in the property, transportation and infrastructure, environment and energy and management and industrial sectors providing a full range of services from planning through to design, implementation and maintenance.
Thanks to its multi-disciplinary capability, WSP can offer fully-integrated delivery teams to local and global clients. We have a strong commitment to local business development and sustainability in all of the countries where we operate.
With a proven track record of major project delivery for our clients, WSP has established a world-class client base and enjoys a high level of repeat business. Working in partnership with our clients, we are able to bring knowledge, expertise, innovation and enthusiasm to any project.
The partnership has been in existence since 2002, and have worked through the various stages of the Structure and Local Plan. The Approved Fife Structure Plan identifies St Andrews West as a Strategic Land Allocation to meet the requirement of the Structure plan over 20 years. Together with our planning and design teams, we continue to develop our vision through the planning system, and are promoting the proposals through the St Andrews and East Fife Local Plan.
With in-depth local knowledge and a proud track record, Headon Developments, in conjunction with St Andrews University and the whole team, are committed to ensuring that St Andrews is planned to the highest standards.