Towns And Town Centres

Purpose of the group

To analyse policy prescriptions and develop ideas and innovations. This will help Scotland’s towns and town centres through the current economic climate to emerge stronger, smarter, cleaner, healthier and greener.

The group will discuss ways in which Scotland’s towns can work towards sustainable economic growth through greater vibrancy and vitality.


Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Gordon Bell

Sheena Cleland

Vivien Collie

Kirsteen Currie

Andrew Dixon

Malcolm Fraser

Colin Kelly

Ian McLelland

Willie Miller

Ben Murray

Gordon Reid

Dr Beria Rodwell

Dennis Rodwell

Iain Scott

Dan Smith

Professor Leigh Sparks

Iain Thom

James Trolland

Nick Wright


Development Trusts Association Scotland - Deputy-Convener

Association of Town Centre Management - Deputy-Convener

Scotland’s Towns Partnership - Deputy-Convener, Secretary and Treasurer


7N Architects

Alliance Boots

Architecture + Design Scotland

BIDs Scotland

Calderwood Community Council

Carnegie UK Trust

Centre for Scottish Public Policy

City of Edinburgh Council

Colliers International

CraftTown Scotland

Dunfermline Delivers

East Dunbartonshire Council

East Renfrewshire Council

Economic Development Association (Scotland) Ltd (EDAS)

Ernst & Young LLP

Falkirk Council

Falkirk Delivers BID

Federation of Master Builders

Fife Council

First UK Bus

FSB Scotland



Highland Retail Academy

Keep Scotland Beautiful

Living Streets

McClure Naismith

National Skills Academy for Retail

New Consensus Communications

Pagoda PR

Paisley BID

Paths for All

Perth & Kinross Council

Planning Aid for Scotland

Planning Aid Scotland

PPS Group


RTPI Scotland


Scottish Borders Council

Scottish Business in the Community

Scottish Business Resilience Centre

Scottish Chamber of Commerce

Scottish Chamber of Commerce

Scottish Contemporary Art Network

Scottish Futures Trust

Scottish Retail Consortium

Scottish Small Towns Group

Scottish Tourism Alliance

Scottish Disability Equality Forum

Space Unlimited

Stirling Council



Towns Alive

Transform Scotland


William Hill

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