Dundee's £1bn Waterfront transformation 'sits in marked contrast' to city's endemic poverty and inequality

The £1 billion regeneration of Dundee's Waterfront which has so far delivered the V&A museum and a new railway station has failed to change the lives of its poorest residents, according to the Accounts Commission.

Published 29 September 2020

Additional £6.7m external wall insulation approved for Dundee

The latest £6.7 million phase of an external wall insulation (EWI) programme in Dundee will provide warmer, more energy efficient homes at more than 740 properties, councillors heard last night at the investment was approved by the local authority.

Published 29 September 2020

Council construction division at centre of fraud probe faced 15 allegations from whistleblowers

Dundee City Council’s construction services division accounted for more than half of all whistleblowing allegations made against the local authority in the last year, according to a new report.

Published 23 September 2020

New homes for Hillcrest proposed for Dundee hotel site

New plans have been submitted on behalf of Hillcrest Housing Association for 18 flats at the site of a former Dundee hotel.

Published 23 September 2020

Scottish welfare agency signs 20-year lease at Dundee Waterfront building

Social Security Scotland has taken a 20-year lease to become the first tenants at Dundee’s Waterfront regeneration project.

Published 16 September 2020

Dundee Waterfront site earmarked for 4,000-capacity esports arena

A new 4,000 capacity facility centred on the burgeoning esports market could be headed for a prominent site at the billion-pound Dundee Waterfront development.

Published 8 September 2020

Dundee unveils draft developer guidance on local heat networks

New guidance for developers on connecting to or creating district heating systems in Dundee could be set for consultation.

Published 2 September 2020

Work resumes on Hillcrest’s Ellengowan regeneration project in Dundee

Hillcrest Homes’ £20.5 million redevelopment of Dundee’s Ellengowan Drive has resumed on-site following the pause due to lockdown.

Published 21 August 2020

Kirkwood Homes secures two Dundee planning wins as government upholds appeal

Kirkwood Homes’ plan to increase the size of its Linlathen Village development in Broughty Ferry has been waved through on appeal after it was knocked back by councillors.

Published 20 August 2020

Green light for 120-home development in Dundee

Avant Homes has been given the go-ahead for a new 120-home development on the outskirts of Dundee.

Published 19 August 2020

Green light for children’s activity centre in Dundee retail park

Councillors have approved plans to transform Dundee’s former Toys R Us store into a family activity centre.

Published 18 August 2020

Aldi wins planning appeal for Dundee supermarket

Budget supermarket Aldi will build its fourth outlet in Dundee after its planning appeal was upheld by the Scottish Government.

Published 14 August 2020

Bancon begins housing development at former Dundee primary school site

Work to deliver 43 affordable homes on the site of a former primary school in Dundee is now under way, Abertay Housing Association has confirmed.

Published 11 August 2020

Work begins on Dundee Science Centre refurbishment

Construction work is under way as Dundee Science Centre embarks on an ambitious refurbishment programme.

Published 10 August 2020

Green light for residential development at Dundee Waterfront

A project to convert the former Department for Work and Pensions building on Dundee’s Gellatly Street into residential properties has been granted full planning permission.

Published 4 August 2020