A former nightclub in Fife which was destroyed by a fire over the weekend is to be demolished due to safety concerns. A blaze broke out at the derelict building, which formerly housed Maxwell’s, on Wellesley Road, Methil at around 2.30pm on Sunday.
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A Welsh civil engineering firm has showcased its expertise and adaptability by successfully delivering the 10-turbine phase two of Sandy Knowe Wind Farm in Scotland after the previously appointed contractor went into administration. Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK stepped in to carry out the work at
Almost 300 households in Dumfries will benefit from lower energy bills after Riverside Scotland secured £1.5 million of funding to make their homes more energy efficient. The seven-figure investment will see 294 homes, which were built almost a century ago, benefit from significant energy effi
Following a comprehensive master planning process, Collective Architecture has now submitted The Ladyfield Masterplan and the associated technical studies to Dumfries and Galloway Council to consider the next steps.
Works will begin next week as Loreburn Housing Association gets the first stage of a flagship development for Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway underway. The first phase of housing will see 35 ‘extra care’ units being built. The scheme design features bungalows around a centralised communi
INCH Architecture has delivered a new multi-million-pound dedicated state-of-the-art campus for the University of West of Scotland (UWS) alongside Dumfries and Galloway College. The state-of-the-art development, co-located with Dumfries & Galloway College, has been designed with the specific int
Plans to save the only farm built by the poet Robert Burns are unveiled today. The “FutureVision” seeks to safeguard the 170-acre Ellisland Farm, on the banks of the River Nith, where Burns wrote Auld Lang Syne, Tam o Shanter and a large part of his creative output, especially in music a
CCG (Scotland) and Wheatley Homes South are to transform a former logistics yard in Locharbriggs into a new development of 89 homes for social rent.
A team led by O’DonnellBrown Architects with White Arkitekter and Ekkist has been selected as the winner of a design competition for a £15 million cultural centre in Dumfries.
Story Homes is celebrating 15 years since the launch of its Summerpark development in Dumfries.
Blackfinch Property has completed a £4.4 million six-month loan to fund the acquisition and reforestation of a large area of land in Scotland. Marking the first deal in the commercial forestry sector for Blackfinch, the investment will create local job opportunities, and is expected to improve
Renewable energy company Drax has kick-started a £2 million refurbishment of the historic Tongland hydroelectric power station in the south of Scotland. Tongland power station, near Kirkcudbright, is part of the Galloway Hydro Scheme which was developed in the 1930s. The scheme has six power s
Some of Scotland’s leading architects and heritage experts are to develop a masterplan for the only home built by the poet Robert Burns. A consortium led by Delfinity Limited won the contract to develop a sustainable future for Ellisland Farm and Museum near Dumfries, where the poet wrote Auld
Buccleuch has today announced that it has reached a landmark deal for investment in the Glenmuckloch pumped storage hydro (PSH) and windfarm project in Dumfries and Galloway. Foresight Energy Infrastructure Partners (FEIP), Foresight Group’s flagship energy transition fund, is to invest in Gle
Loreburn Housing Association marked the completion of 75 new homes at Heathhall, Dumfries with a small-scale open event last week. The new homes, a mix of one, two, three and four-bedroom properties, provide a range of wheelchair-accessible bungalows, amenity bungalows and general needs housing and