Falkirk



Falkirk Council announces £56m windows and doors investment

More than 15,000 Falkirk Council homes will soon benefit from an eight-year programme to replace doors and windows.

Published 2 September 2021

Scotland’s first carbon capture and storage system planned for Grangemouth

Petrochemicals giant Ineos has unveiled plans to develop Scotland’s first carbon capture and storage (CCS) system at Grangemouth.

Published 9 July 2021

Stewart Milne plans new Falkirk timber factory

Stewart Milne Timber Systems has unveiled plans to build a new factory in Falkirk.

Published 7 July 2021

New masterplan to be developed for Falkirk Community Hospital

NHS Forth Valley is to develop a new masterplan for Falkirk Community Hospital that will set out the vision for how existing services could be developed, improved and expanded services across the site.

Published 8 June 2021

Falkirk retail cladding win for GL Roofing

GL Roofing Architectural and Cladding Systems has been awarded the contract to design, supply and install the roof and wall cladding on the new Lidl store in Kemper Avenue, Falkirk.

Published 7 April 2021

National Trust for Scotland formally objects to housing plan adjacent to Dunmore Pineapple

An application lodged for 82 houses and a visitor centre next to the 18th century Dunmore Pineapple near Airth will have “a hugely adverse impact on the site” and pose a threat to wildlife, according to the National Trust for Scotland (NTS).

Published 30 March 2021

Falkirk Council confirms £332m five year housing spend

A massive spend in Falkirk Council’s housing stock has been agreed with £332 million committed over the next five years for improvements to existing homes and provision of additional homes.

Published 25 January 2021

Structure collapse leads to Falkirk distillery revision

A project to restore the historic Rosebank Distillery in Falkirk cannot proceed as planned due to the partial collapse of a bonded warehouse on the site.

Published 13 January 2021

Forth Ports welcomes UK Government's Grangemouth funding announcement

The UK Government is to provide £11.7 million from its Port Infrastructure Fund in support of new and enlarged border infrastructure at Forth Ports' key import/export hubs at Grangemouth, Tilbury and Tilbury2.

Published 17 December 2020

Flexible workspace provider Tartan Commercial acquires second business hub

Tartan Commercial, the company behind the highly successful The Lighthouse business centre in North Berwick, has expanded its portfolio by acquiring the Falkirk Business Hub.

Published 17 December 2020

Port of Grangemouth invests £3m in rail facility

The Port of Grangemouth is aiming to cement its position as the key strategic freight and export/import hub for Scotland with a  multi-million-pound investment in its rail freight offering.

Published 11 December 2020

More than 100 new Loretto homes take shape across central Scotland

Loretto Housing Association is building 111 affordable homes on three sites across central Scotland.

Published 8 December 2020

Falkirk Council set to build more than 600 new affordable homes

More than 600 new homes are set to be built by Falkirk Council over the next five years.

Published 20 November 2020

Internal investigation into construction contracts awarded by Falkirk Council

Falkirk Council has initiated a corporate fraud investigation into the awarding of construction contracts.

Published 26 October 2020

Planning permission in principle sought for mixed-use Polmont development

Plans for a proposed mixed-use development including around 500 new homes in Polmont have progressed with the submission of a planning application to Falkirk Council.

Published 20 October 2020