The My Place Awards celebrate community-led built environment projects that have transformed their locality. Learn more about the 2016 entries below!
My Place Awards: 2016
Argyll Mausoleum & St Munn's Church, Kilmun
Argyll & Bute
The Argyll Mausoleum is one of Scotland’s undiscovered historical jewels within the Cowal Community. It stands connected to, but separate from, the church in Kilmun, Argyll and is the burial place for the Dukes and Earls of Argyll, Chiefs of the Clan Campbell. The building had its last major renovation around 1890 and was in ...
Patrick and Linda Flockhart
The Humbie Hub is the central focus for the village of Humbie, which lies in arable and hill farming country about nine miles SW of the county town of Haddington. There had long been a small village shop and post office in Humbie. It was based in two rooms of a converted traditional house. The ...
Johnstone Town Hall
Johnstone was in dire need of a New Town Hall that would be the centre piece and jewel of Johnstone’s Crown as the previous Town Hall was no longer fit for purpose for the 21st Century and beyond. In creating our New Town Hall Renfrewshire Council has provided the Town of Johnstone with a structure ...
Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre is a unique external performance venue sited within the designed landscape setting of Kelvingrove Park in Glasgow, making use of the natural topography for the terraces of the amphitheatre. The venue opened in 1924 to designs by the City of Glasgow Corporation but by the mid 1990’s the venue had fallen ...
Killiecrankie Link Path
Killiecrankie & Fincastle Community Council
Perth & Kinross
The Killiecrankie Link Path allows pedestrians to safely walk between the National Trust for Scotland Visitor Centre and the village of Killiecrankie. Before the path was built the only access to the village was to walk on the busy road which has a blind corner with no verge to get off the road when vehicles ...
Kincorth Skate Park
Aberdeen City Council
Following a presentation to our local Community Council from youngsters for skate park facilities in the area it was decided that we should actively raise funds towards this facility. This was taken on board by the present Community Council members following the successful upgrading of one the local play parks in the area. We then ...
Kindrochit Castle is a Scheduled Monument (HS Ref No 2583), located in the centre of Braemar, Aberdeenshire. The Castle is thought to have been built in the late 1300s during the reign of King Robert II (son of Robert the Bruce) of the House of Stewart. The castle was then named Ceann-drochit meaning Bridge Head. ...
Links studios in Nairn were officially opened in September 2015. This studio building supports 11 local artists and makers with affordable studio space in the Fishertown area. The studios are based in the former Links School, which closed in the late 1960’s. The Links School was established 178 years ago as a Free Church of ...
New Deer All Weather Facility
New Deer Community Association
New Deer is a rural village in Central Buchan Aberdeenshire where the population is much dispersed and relies upon four village centre centres for community facilities. New Deer is one such village. However the nearest sports facility used to be 9+ miles away New Deer All Weather Sports Facility is a community led initiative by ...
Community Council of Royal Burgh of Peebles & District
The objective of the Peebles Mural project was to create a mural celebrating the life and times in Peebles from the early inhabitants to the present day and into the near future. It encompasses the history, origins and cultural traditions of Peebles. It is an accessible source of information and education for both locals and ...