Who We Are

G H Johnston Building Consultants Ltd is the Highlands’ leading architectural and planning consultancy, established in 1977.

In 2022, G H Johnston were acquired by Mabbett, with all GHJ employees retained and Mabbett relocating its Inverness team to GHJ’s offices at Stoneyfield Business Park, Inverness.

Our varied clients include property development companies, and agencies, individual clients, large estates, national and international hotel operators. Being a Scotland-based company, we often receive commissions from other parts of the UK and abroad.

Our Planning Team include highly experienced RTPI qualified and former local authority planners who represent clients by taking applications and appeals through Government and Council Planning and Environmental Legislation. We also offer advice on a wide range of issues including policy planning, master planning, land use, development potential and individual planning applications.

We offer a high standard of architectural design and detailing for both private and corporate clients. Our lead Architect (RIAS, RIBA) and his team work on diverse projects including hotels, both new build and renovation, leisure centres, offices, shops, public houses, restaurants, retail and housing projects for both individual and commercial clients.

About Mabbett

Established in 1996, Mabbett are a leading consultancy offering Planning, Design, Environmental, Engineering and Safety services with a focus on helping you to “See a Difference”.  Our team support you through the planning process; deliver innovative design solutions; and achieve your Net Zero goals.  We save you money; reduce your risk; and keep you compliant.

Our Team

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