North Ayrshire Council is planning the development of 202 new homes at Ayrshire Central, Irvine. Documents have been prepared to allow local people and interested parties to view the revised draft plans for the development and review the feedback from the initial draft plans consultation event.
Scourie Community Development Company (SCDC) has received £20,000 from The Highland Council to take forward plans to build eight affordable homes on community-owned land. The project, led by SCDC with support from the Communities Housing Trust, also received £15,000 in feasibility fundin
In 2022, Scotland's hotel market showed considerable strength, with Edinburgh retaining the top position in Colliers' 2023 UK Hotel Market Index, joined by Inverness and Glasgow in the top ten.
With two in every five occupied homes in Scotland failing to meet quality standards, with the highest failure rates relating to energy efficiency, construction industry experts are calling on the Scottish Government to develop a long-term, joined-up retrofitting strategy to urgently tackle the probl
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In a significant boost to Scotland's green energy sector, Sumitomo Electric Industries, a Japanese multinational corporation, has announced a £200 million investment in a new high-voltage subsea cable manufacturing plant. The project, expected to be located in Nigg, in the Highlands, is antici
Independent housebuilder Dandara has officially launched its first national partnership with Lighthouse Club, a charity which provides mental health and wellbeing support to people working in the construction industry.
Dan Williams has been appointed as managing director of Skanska UK’s building services operating unit, which specialises in facilities management and mechanical, electrical and public health (MEP) engineering. Mr Williams moves into the managing director role from his current position of opera
The former site of Stewart and Son’s whisky bottling plant on the Kingsway is set to be regenerated into a new housing development by Persimmon Homes.
The Scottish Government’s education secretary, Jenny Gilruth MSP, was on site yesterday at the new £80 million Perth High School to see the progress to date, joined by officials and elected members from Perth & Kinross Council, and representatives from Robertson Construction Tayside
West Town Edinburgh Ltd, the development consortium which owns more than 200 acres of prime development land to the west of Edinburgh, has agreed a joint approach with the City of Edinburgh Council to deliver a major new ’20-minute neighbourhood’ for the city.
Culture secretary Angus Robertson announced in Govan yesterday that eight communities across Scotland are set to benefit from £863,050 funding, awarded by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) and the National Lottery Heritage Fund. HES and the Heritage Fund have joined forces to jointly provide
A charity golf tournament organised by staff at Persimmon North Scotland has resulted in more than £12,000 being raised to support Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS). Almost 100 golfers took part in the Texas Scramble on Kinross Golf Club’s Bruce course, with teams of four
Nine local projects aimed at improving communities are to share more than £1.38 million in new funding to help improve local facilities and services and to create more vibrant places across Aberdeenshire. This funding is coming from the third-year allocation of the Scottish Government Place Ba
Volunteering to inspire the next generation of civil engineers has seen Rebecca Innes named as the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Scotland’s STEM Ambassador of the Year 2023. Ms Innes, who works for Jacobs in Inverness, has devised a number of innovative workshops for local primary and s