Falkirk



Falkirk Council plans £143m housing investment over next three years

More than £143 million is set to be invested in housing across the Falkirk Council area in the next three years as part of the local authority’s on-going investment programme.

Published 29 January 2018

89 jobs lost as Falkirk timber firm collapses

Falkirk wood processing firm James Callander and Son entered administration with the loss of 89 jobs.

Published 9 January 2018

Forth Ports to build training academy at Grangemouth

Forth Ports has announced plans to invest in a purpose built training academy located within Scotland’s biggest port.

Published 29 November 2017

Esh Border Construction completes Stenhousemuir B&M store

Esh Border Construction has completed a new B&M store in Stenhousemuir’s Tryst Road after winning a seven-figure tender to deliver the 26-week project.

Published 23 November 2017

WH Malcolm acquires Grangemouth warehouse for £3m

A former Asda warehouse near Grangemouth has been sold to logistics and construction group WH Malcolm in a £3 million deal.

Published 17 November 2017

Balfour Beatty signs £55m Forth Valley College construction contract

Balfour Beatty is to deliver the final phase of construction work to the new £55 million Falkirk campus of Forth Valley College.

Published 12 October 2017

Falkirk Council launches Gateway development site

A suite of new marketing materials have been unveiled to help attract investment opportunities at the Falkirk Gateway development site.

Published 15 September 2017

£150m regeneration masterplan unveiled for Falkirk town centre

‘Visionary’ plans designed to revitalise the centre of Falkirk and develop 6.7 acres of council-owned land around Grahamston railway station have been unveiled by property development firm Bellair.

Published 18 July 2017

Ineos plans to extend Grangemouth facility

Chemicals firm Ineos has announced plans to increase the capacity of the cracker facility used to break down gases at its site in Grangemouth.

Published 21 June 2017

Hargreaves unveils new venture company to pursue Scottish energy projects

Infrastructure group Hargreaves Services has launched a new subsidiary to oversee its portfolio of energy-related projects including energy from waste (EfW) projects in Fife and Grangemouth.

Published 15 June 2017

GVA appointed to attract investment for Falkirk Gateway development

Commercial property advisor GVA has been appointed by Falkirk Council to help attract investment for its Falkirk Gateway development.

Published 14 June 2017

Contractor sought as £83m Falkirk Campus business case approved

Forth Valley College is looking for a contractor to build the New Falkirk Campus after the Scottish Government and the Scottish Funding Council approved the full business case for the £83 million project.

Published 14 December 2016

Falkirk Council launches bid to secure nearly 800 homes for social rent

A bid to make nearly 800 affordable homes available to rent over the next five years is being launched by Falkirk Council this month.

Published 25 October 2016

Plans for 550 new Falkirk homes move forward

Plans to build 550 new homes in a village on the outskirts of Falkirk took a step forward this week.

Published 27 May 2016

Falkirk Council votes against new £23m HQ and town hall

Falkirk Council has all but scrapped plans for a new headquarters after councillors agreed to step back from a proposed £23 million spend on the project and a new town hall.

Published 13 May 2016