Falkirk



Development proposals launched for 225 houses at Bo’ness

Proposals have been put forward for residential development at Crawfield Road in Bo’ness by developers AWG and Mactaggart & Mickel.

Published 4 April 2019

Raft of infrastructure projects gain council investment

Three more local authorities have approved investment in infrastructure projects as part of newly agreed budget plans.

Published 1 March 2019

Ineos to build new Grangemouth energy plant in £1bn infrastructure investment

Grangemouth refinery owner Ineos is to invest £350 million in a new energy plant at the site as part of a £1 billion infrastructure spend across the UK.

Published 28 February 2019

McDermott Group to deliver £4m Falkirk district heating upgrade

125 additional homes, three local schools and Falkirk Council offices are all set to benefit from a newly announced £4 million project to extend an existing district heating system and create a private wire network at Callendar Park.

Published 14 February 2019

Green light for £12m Rosebank Distillery revival

Falkirk Council has granted planning permission for the long-awaited restoration of a famous local distillery.

Published 29 January 2019

Falkirk plans £280m five-year housing investment

Around £280 million is to be invested in Falkirk Council's housing stock over the next five years for improvements to existing homes and provision of additional homes.

Published 28 January 2019

Financial close reached on £210m Grangemouth energy-from-waste facility

Construction work on a new energy-from-waste plant in Grangemouth is due to commence next year after the £210 million project reached financial close.

Published 19 December 2018

Oliver Chapman leads plans for Falkirk canal community hub

Plans have been submitted by Oliver Chapman Architects for a new canal community hub in Falkirk.

Published 6 December 2018

New council homes planned on former Larbert school site

Falkirk Council has submitted plans to deliver 24 new flats for social rent on the site of the former Torwood Primary School in Larbert.

Published 6 December 2018

£3m Grangemouth commercial development starts on site

Property investment and development firm Northern Trust has announced the start of work on the second phase of its a new £3 million commercial development at Grangemouth.

Published 4 December 2018

Police charge two councillors over Falkirk ‘planning concerns’

Two Falkirk councillors have been charged by police following an investigation into planning concerns at the local authority.

Published 21 September 2018

Ineos reveals £60m expansions plans at Grangemouth

Energy giant Ineos is to invest £60 million to expand its Grangemouth site with the addition of a new furnace on its ethylene plant.

Published 12 September 2018

Arc-Tech secures double contract award from NHS

Mechanical and electrical services provider Arc-Tech (Scotland) Ltd has been awarded a large-scale mechanical services contract with NHS Forth Valley.

Published 22 May 2018

Contractors appointed to deliver £67m Falkirk infrastructure TIF scheme

Contractors have been lined up to deliver £67 million of infrastructure investment works throughout Falkirk over the next six years, the local authority has said.

Published 19 February 2018