The smallest castle in Britain has been put on the market for the same price as a London flat. The Grade II listed Molly’s Lodge in the Cotswolds, designed in 1834 by Edward Blore, the same architect who worked on Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and Lambeth Palace, is on the market for £550,
Scottish Ministers have today given formal approval to an application by Network Rail to undertake major redevelopment works at Glasgow Queen Street Station. The Transport and Works Scotland (TAWS) Order triggers the latest phase of this ambitious improvement programme which, on completion, will giv
The construction of a new town in East Lothian is to begin next year after councillors approved the first phase of the development. Planning approval in principle was granted for 1,600 new homes at Blindwells, on part of a 392 acre site near Tranent.
East Lothian Community Hospital The value of community-based facilities under construction across the Scotland-wide hub programme has reached £1.16 billion and is supporting over 9,000 jobs, figures published today by the Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) have revealed.
A major national contract to help Scottish councils source specialist engineering and technical consultancy services has recently gone live. Scotland Excel’s second generation Engineering and Technical Consultancy Framework is expected to be worth £17 million a year and will be in place for four
Paul McDevitt TUV SUD Ltd has announced the appointment of Paul McDevitt, formerly managing director of specialist construction industry consultants Business Fix Limited, to the newly created senior role of business and staff development director.
South Ayrshire Council has appointed akp Scotland to complete the major refurbishment and alterations of Kingcase Primary School in Prestwick. The project is programmed to commence mid-April with completion mid-August. The works involve internal alterations to the upper wing, the central circle area
The Hailes in Haddington by McCarthy & Stone Stewart Milne Homes, Barratt Developments in Scotland and the Scotland team at McCarthy & Stone are celebrating after achieving 5 star ratings in the new Home Builders Federation (HBF) customer satisfaction survey 2017.
Scotland’s land, property and construction sectors must collaborate more effectively to help end rising homelessness and deliver more affordable homes, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has said today. The professional body is asking those who work in the industry to pledge their
As skyscrapers soar to new heights, a New York architecture firm is taking a different approach, proposing a U-shaped tower that would smash records as the longest building in the world. The Independent reports that designs for the “Big Bend” show a 4,000 ft long, arched skyscraper that would to
RIBA President Jane Duncan As the UK government triggered Article 50 to begin the formal process of the UK exiting the European Union, the RICS has called on the property and construction industry to take responsibility for making Brexit work while RIBA has acted to assure UK based architects that i