Cairngorms National Park Authority



Affordable housing requirements for new Cairngorms developments increased

The implementation of a new Local Development Plan for the Cairngorms National Park has paved the way for an increase in the number of affordable homes required in new developments within the communities that have the greatest need.

Published 7 April 2021

Regional Land Use Partnerships piloted to fairly optimise land use

The Scottish Government is to enable Regional Land Use Partnerships to help develop Scotland’s approach to land use in support of its green recovery and transition to net-zero.

Published 8 February 2021

Revised Ballater school affordable housing plans given green light

Grampian Housing Association’s plans to convert a disused Victorian school site in Royal Deeside into 24 affordable homes have been approved by councillors.

Published 13 May 2019

Ballater school affordable housing plans revised

Fresh plans by Grampian Housing Association to deliver affordable homes on the site of a former Deeside school have been lodged.

Published 17 January 2019

Grampian Housing Association development approved on appeal

Grampian Housing Association has won an appeal to build affordable houses on the site of a Victorian school in a Royal Deeside community.

Published 13 November 2018

Former Aviemore call centre to be transformed into affordable homes

Planning permission has been granted to transform a former call centre in Aviemore into an affordable housing development.

Published 21 August 2018

Cairngorms Local Development Plan changes agreed

The Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) has agreed a number of changes for the new Cairngorms National Park Local Development Plan (LDP).

Published 3 July 2018

National park authority rejects Grampian Housing Association plans for new homes in Ballater

An application to convert an old school in Ballater into 26 affordable homes has been turned down by members of the Cairngorms National Park Authority’s planning committee, despite a recommendation from planning officers to approve it.

Published 28 May 2018

New homes approved in Cairngorms National Park

A variety of new houses at opposite ends of the Cairngorms National Park have been given the go ahead.

Published 26 March 2018

New first time buyer homes approved in Grantown-on-Spey

The Cairngorms National Park Authority has granted planning permission for 16 new homes aimed at first time buyers to be built in Grantown-on-Spey.

Published 19 December 2017

Approval for five-year vision for 6,000 new Highland homes

A five-year strategy to enable the delivery of 6,000 new homes across the Highlands, of which 2,500 will be socially rented, has been agreed by councillors.

Published 7 December 2017

Residents invited to help shape future Cairngorms Local Development Plan

Residents are being invited to submit their views on the next Local Development Plan (LDP) for the Cairngorms National Park.

Published 21 November 2017

New homes on the way for Aviemore

A total of 44 new homes for Aviemore have been given the go-ahead by planners with 15 of those being affordable properties.

Published 20 September 2017

1,500-home Cairngorms development given three-year planning extension

Planning permission in principle for a new 1,500-home development in the Cairngorms National Park has been extended for a further three years following a Section 42 application to vary a condition of the previously granted consent.

Published 22 August 2017

New town of 1,500 homes near Aviemore recommended for approval

Plans for a new community to the east of Aviemore are expected to get the final seal of approval from the Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) this week.

Published 17 August 2017