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Fairhurst makes Glasgow traffic and transportation appointment

Fairhurst has expanded its traffic and transport planning service in Scotland with the appointment ...

Published 16 July 2019

CALA Homes (North) reports strong start to the year

Encouraging sales, a series of new appointments and more developments underway in Aberdeen than any ...

Published 16 July 2019

Barratt tweaks plans for new homes at Aberdeen hospital site

Barratt Homes has tabled an amendment to a planned development on the site of Aberdeen’s forme ...

Published 16 July 2019

FMB calls for delay to ‘disruptive’ VAT changes to avoid construction chaos

The UK Government has been urged to delay the implementation of major changes to VAT in October to a ...

Published 16 July 2019

Improving public health through planning ‘a no brainer’, says RTPI Scotland

Scotland’s public health body should have more explicit connections with the planning system s ...

Published 16 July 2019

Construction companies most likely to have public disputes with their insurers

New research reveals that companies who take their insurers to court or public arbitration over no ...

Published 16 July 2019

Care home provider opens doors to completed West Dunbartonshire facility

Morrison Community Care Group has opened the doors to its brand new private care facility in Duntoch ...

Published 16 July 2019

Richard Murphy Architects to undertake Leith Custom House feasibility study

Scottish Historic Buildings Trust (SHBT) and the City of Edinburgh Council have tasked Richard Murph ...

Published 16 July 2019

Foundations laid at Burnshot Bridge replacement

A major project to build a new bridge across the A90 near Kirkliston has reached a key milestone, as ...

Published 16 July 2019

MPs to study impact of life-shortening lung disease on construction workers

A Parliamentary inquiry has been launched into the devastating impact that silicosis has on construc ...

Published 16 July 2019

England 'should follow Scotland's lead' on regulation of property agents

A report by the working group on the regulation of property agents’ (ROPA) which proposes incr ...

Published 16 July 2019

Scottish house prices to rise 14% if no-deal Brexit is averted

Average house prices in Scotland will grow by 14% to reach £170,000 by 2022 if a no-deal Brexi ...

Published 16 July 2019

Building Briefs – July 16th

Sidey achieves new ISO 45001:2018 safety certification Sidey has underlined its commitment to e ...

Published 16 July 2019

And finally... Welsh street claims record for being the world’s steepest

A street in the Welsh coastal town of Harlech has been named the steepest in the world following a c ...

Published 16 July 2019

RICS unveils new Scotland chair and board members

John Edwards FRICS has been announced as the new chair of the RICS Scotland board. Having served ...

Published 15 July 2019