30. We will continue to progress the Scotland’s Scenic Routes initiative

Implementation Lead(s): Scottish Government

Locations: Various Rural locations on tourist routes

Further reading:
Scottish Scenic Routes initiative

Environmental Mitigation: Project level as necessary.

Ongoing Activity and Milestones:

2014 – 20 June – Final judging of Second Scenic Routes competition.

2014 – 25 June – Launch of completed Scenic Routes projects at Falls of Falloch and Loch Lubnaig; both within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park (LLTNPA).

2014-15 – Scenic Routes exhibition, first shown at the Lighthouse, Glasgow. It has toured Scotland at Dundee University, Ullapool, the Scottish Parliament, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh University, Glasgow School of Art, the University of Strathclyde School of Architecture and Kingussie; soon to be followed by the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture, Aberdeen.

scenic routes exhibition VQ

2015 – 13 May   Inveruglas (LLTNPA) project completed and opened to the public.

2015 – July  – Construction is ongoing at Loch Laggan (Scottish Canals). At Corgarff (Cairngorm National Park Authority or CNPA) the installation is being fabricated off-site, to go on-site in autumn 2015.

2015 – August  – In collaboration with the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, the Third Scenic Routes competition will be launched. Competition sites are Tomintoul and Devil’s Elbow (CNPA); and Banavie (Scottish Canals)

2015 – October –  Second stage winners of the third group of design competitions announced. Winning designs chosen for Devil’s Elbow and Tomintoul, both within Cairngorms National Park (CNP) with these two projects are scheduled for construction by Spring 2016.

2015 – December –  The Installation at Corgarff (CNPA) was completed, offering views of Corgarff Castle and beyond into the central Cairngorms. Installation at Laggan Locks due for completion in Spring 2016.

Spring 2017 – completion of project at Tomintoul.  Projects now complete at Loch Lubnaig, Falls of Falloch, Inveruglas, Loch Voil, Laggan Locks, Devil’s Elbow, Corgarff, and Tomintoul.

 

 

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