South Lanarkshire Council has granted planning permission for a £15 million mixed used development in Rutherglen. To be located on land adjacent to Junction 2 of the M74 motorway, the Two74 development will comprise of an anchor retail store, a retail terrace, drive-thru restaurant and two family r
An urban flooding project to tackle the deficiencies in Glasgow's drainage system and allow the building of 22,000 new homes on previously unviable brownfield sites has been received a funding boost. The Glasgow City Region City Deal Cabinet has approved £3.17 million of funding towards the next st
The owners of the Port of Dundee are to invest more than £10 million to create a new quayside with an industry-leading “heavy lift” capability and a significant onshore operational area. The privately funded investment will result in the development of the quayside at the East end of the port,
Ryder Architecture has been appointed by the Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice to implement the detailed design and delivery phase of its new building in Glasgow. After 18 months of fundraising by the hospice, enabling works are now underway, with the project expected to start on site in June.
Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been awarded a contract that will see it play a key role in helping the construction industry get up to speed with Scottish Government protocols in Building Information Modelling (BIM). BIM is essentially a computer-generated model containing graphical and tab
Activity in the UK construction sector rose for the eleventh consecutive quarter in Q4 led by growth across almost all areas of the industry though recruitment and labour problems persisted, according to new figures. Published today, the Construction Products Association’s latest Construction Trad
Scotland’s councils are to invest a further £56 million in energy saving LED street lighting over the next 12 months which will help reduce their energy consumption by over 50 per cent. Of the 900,000 existing street lights across Scotland, 125,000 new LEDs have already been installed, with that
A mass grave containing about 100 medieval skeletons has been discovered by archaeologists during renovations to the Aberdeen Art Gallery. At least 92 bodies dating to the 13th century have been discovered below the gallery, which is undergoing a £30 million transformation to create a world class c
Hammerson has formally submitted its plans for a £200 million expansion of its Union Square shopping centre in Aberdeen. The application for planning permission in principle (PPiP) to Aberdeen City Council details a proposed expansion including new retail and leisure space, additional parking space
Plans to build a 28-storey hotel at the Waterfront in Edinburgh have been unveiled. Ocean Terminal and Hodder Planning held a public consultation this week into proposals for the 96m tower which would be situated to the north east of the existing waterfront shopping mall.
The Torness nuclear power station in East Lothian which produces enough power for two million homes is to remain operational for at least an extra seven years, operator EDF has announced. In a statement to the stock market this morning, the French energy firm said the plant would now be operational