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Senior appointment joins the CGC team

Senior appointment joins the CGC team

CGC has announced a senior appointment to its team with the appointment of a new business development manager and associate director. Emma Fradgley, who has an impressive track record within the Scottish business scene notably in similar business development roles for a number of companies, has now taken up her post at the Paisley-based business.(…)

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Glasgow office development achieves practical completion

Glasgow office development achieves practical completion

An office development located in the heart of Glasgow’s Central Business District has achieved practical completion following an extensive refurbishment project. 58 Waterloo Street comprises 31,068 sq ft of Grade A office space over eight levels, providing a welcome boost to the city’s commercial property market. The refurbishment project was undertaken by owners Castleforge Partners(…)

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Plans lodged for holiday apartments at Dornoch golf hotel

Plans lodged for holiday apartments at Dornoch golf hotel

New plans have been submitted for 24 holiday apartments and four semi-detached cottages within the grounds of Dornoch’s Royal Golf Hotel. Working alongside Kirkwood Homes and Dornoch Development Ltd, Lippe Architects plans to deliver two apartment blocks each housing twelve, two bedroom apartments and four affordable cottages. Each apartment block has been positioned to maximize views(…)

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Robertson celebrates opening of Dundee school

Robertson celebrates opening of Dundee school

Pupils of Sidlaw View Primary and Jessie Porter Nursery in Dundee have celebrated the official opening of their new £8.1 million building. Procured through Scape Group’s National Major Works framework, the work was carried out by Robertson Tayside, with the new school building forming part of a larger campus redevelopment project that will also include(…)

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Building Briefs – March 24th

Building Briefs – March 24th

CMS completes glazing contract for petrochemical giant’s landmark HQ High performance, windows, doors and curtain walling designed, manufactured and installed by CMS Window Systems were crucial in delivering a new HQ building for petrochemical manufacturers INEOS. The new HQ building is a £20 million development designed by Michael Laird Architects at INEOS’ 1,700-acre site in(…)

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And finally… Video shows 1970s construction of Skye’s first overhead transmission line

And finally… Video shows 1970s construction of Skye’s first overhead transmission line

A video has resurfaced showing the construction of the first overhead transmission line to the Isle of Skye in the 1970s. The film, produced by the North of Scotland Hydro Electric Board (now Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN)) and Balfour Beatty, illustrates the challenges associated with the construction of the original line which connects(…)

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Scotland’s property and construction sector facing ‘critical period’ amid growing political uncertainty

Scotland’s property and construction sector facing ‘critical period’ amid growing political uncertainty

Uncertainty brought by Brexit and the prospect of a second vote on Scottish independence could see property and construction firms lose vital contracts and international funding for future projects, business growth advisor Grant Thornton has warned. A senior figure at the firm has called for greater consultation from political leaders as the sector faces a(…)

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Homes for Scotland announces awards shortlist

Homes for Scotland announces awards shortlist

The shortlist for Homes for Scotland’s home building industry awards has been announced as the trade body prepares to acknowledge the sector’s achievements at its largest celebration to date. Recognising what the wide-ranging membership of Homes for Scotland does best – build homes to meet the country’s diverse needs and aspirations – those companies achieving(…)

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