Sanctuary Scotland submits plans for 143 Glasgow affordable homes Sanctuary Scotland Housing Association has submitted plans to build 143 affordable homes on the site of the former Craigbank housing estate, Nitshill, Glasgow
The keys to Aberdeen Art Gallery have been formally handed over to contractors McLaughlin and Harvey with work now under way on the £30 million redevelopment. The Art Gallery, Cowdray Hall and Memorial Hall will be transformed through significant investment in the fabric of the buildings, new exhib
Work on an “innovative” £24 million replacement for an ageing Anstruther school will begin as soon as possible after planning consent was agreed by Fife Council. Pupils are due to move into the new three-storey Waid Academy in March 2017.
Plans have been submitted to the City of Edinburgh Council for the new £10 million creative hub in Fountainbridge for Edinburgh Printmakers. Due to open in 2018, the abandoned structure – formerly home to the North British Rubber Company – will house a printmaking studio, two fully accessible g
Work in Strowan Crescent in Shettleston - image provided by SNS photography The transformation of some of Greater Glasgow’s most important infrastructure is progressing deep beneath the city streets largely out of sight of most people who live, work and travel there.
Fulcrum operations managers Grant Watson and Sammy Waters and Fulcrum regional manager Ronnie Close outside Dalmunach Distillery Independent utility infrastructure provider Fulcrum has secured a new project to deliver seasonal gas supplies to four major Scottish distilleries.
New figures show a dramatic rise in the number of people on modern apprenticeships. Analysis by the Scottish National Party of statistics from Skills Development Scotland reveals that 25,247 individuals began learning on the job in 2014/15 – up 59.7 per cent on the 15,803 recorded in 2007/08.
Fife Council has signalled its support for a £500 million plan to regenerate Rosyth’s waterfront. First unveiled in November last year by site owners the Scarborough Muir Group (SMG), the development would cover 120 acres and include five zones in the shadow of the Forth bridges. These would inco
The leader of North Lanarkshire Council has been reported to a watchdog for not declaring his friendship with executives at a company at the heart of a multi-million-pound council housing repairs deal. According to The Herald, Mears Scotland secured substantial concessions in its housing repairs con
The Scottish Building Federation (SBF) has urged the Scottish Government to standardise the procurement pre-qualification processes and provide separate guidance for the construction sector, given the relative complexity of procurement practices within the industry. The call was made as the SBF subm
Glasgow City Council has granted planning permission to BAM Properties and Taylor Clark Properties to develop a £100m office and residential project at Atlantic Square, Glasgow. BAM said the development in Glasgow’s Broomielaw will help address concerns that the City may be losing its competitive
Only 32 per cent of projects submitted for planning permission from the ‘big four’ supermarkets across the UK since 2010 have been built, according to new figures. Data from Barbour ABI has revealed that there were 556 planning applications submitted for the construction of new stores by Tesco,