In at the deep end for Caledonian Cranes

Caledonian Cranes has showcased how its Maeda mc285 was used to convert a former swimming pool to a triple screen cinema and community hub in Montrose.

Sponsored post

North Ayrshire approves £373m Capital Investment Programme

Education, the environment and roads are among the key areas to receive multi-million investment over the coming years across North Ayrshire.

Published 8 March 2021

Scottish Housing News celebrates its first 20 years! 

This week marks the 20th anniversary of Scottish Housing News. From a handful of subscribers in 2001, it has grown to become an essential part of the working day for Scotland’s dynamic social housing sector, sharing uplifting stories of best practice and innovation while at the same time campaigning to support Scotland’s housing associations and the ongoing campaign to eradicate homelessness. 

Published 8 March 2021

International Women’s Day: Stewart Milne Group laying the foundations for women to make it in construction

With latest statistics revealing that women make up around 14% of professionals in the construction industry, Scottish housebuilder Stewart Milne Group is proud to report an above average figure of 18%.

Published 8 March 2021

Housing association gets green light for development on former Glasgow school site

Thenue Housing has gained applied for planning permission to develop 18 terraced houses and cottage flats at the site of a former school in north east Glasgow

Published 8 March 2021

Hoskins Architects wins Civic Trust Award for Aberdeen Art Gallery revamp

Hoskins Architects transformational project at Aberdeen Art Gallery has won the National Panel Special Award at the Civic Trust Awards.

Published 8 March 2021

QuickBlock presents an innovative, fast and sustainable building system

An innovative Scottish company has launched a unique rapid-building technology which offers an efficient solution for temporary and permanent structures.

Sponsored post

In Pictures: New £15.1m Renton Campus 'on track'

Construction of the new £15.1 million Renton Campus is progressing well, with contractors well on track to complete the first phase of the project later this year.

Published 8 March 2021

Preferred bidder approved for Madras College campus building

Madras College's Kilrymont campus will be put to good use after Fife Council approved a preferred bidder for the old building.

Published 8 March 2021

International Women’s Day: Thomas & Adamson talks Women in Construction

To mark International Women’s day, female colleagues who operate across all areas of Thomas & Adamson's business have spoken about what brought them to the industry and the changes and challenges they have faced, being a woman in the construction sector.

Published 8 March 2021

Consumers need more protection in wake of cladding crisis, warns construction solicitor

Following the recent formation of the New Homes Quality Board to put the New Homes Ombudsman Service into place, a Scottish construction solicitor has urged the Board to give the Ombudsman wide regulatory powers and include consumers who instruct works to refurbish, redesign or extend their existing homes. 

Published 8 March 2021

Sheelagh Cooley: Sustainability is now at the heart of many real estate transactions in Scotland

Early adopters of sustainable practices, including retrofit programmes, may be better placed to reap future benefits, writes Sheelagh Cooley.

Published 8 March 2021

Stannah introduce new cost-effective passenger lift range

Selecting the right passenger lift for a project can be a challenge. Many different factors need to be considered carefully to ensure that the selected lift is right for the building, and the lift specification, despite sometimes a myriad of choice, options and configurations, does not cause long-term headaches for property managers.

Sponsored post