Claire Coutts

Claire is a Chartered Town Planner and member of the RTPI. An Associate within the Planning department she has extensive experience of dealing with all aspects of planning. This includes promoting sites through the Local Development Plan; preparation, submission and negotiation of planning applications and appeals for both residential and commercial developments; preparation of Development Frameworks and Masterplans; public consultation; and planning gain negotiations.


  • Project management of multi-disciplinary teams
  • Specialised in Scotland


Residential Sector Acted on behalf of a number of housebuilders, including Stewart Milne Homes, Kirkwood Homes, Claymore Homes, Mactaggart and Mickel, Cala Homes and Barratt Homes in promoting land through the Local Development Plan and planning application processes. 

Commercial Sector Planning advice for a number of clients, including Westhill Development Company; Hunting Energy Services, Marshall Farms and Kennedy Wilson

Public and Private Sector Planning advisor to The University of Aberdeen, NHS Grampian and Dunecht Estates.

Claire's Projects