Glasgow City Council has today agreed to share ownership of its construction business City Building Glasgow with Wheatley Group in a 50/50 joint venture worth £3.7 billion. The partnership between Scotland's largest council and the country's biggest social landlord will secure thousands of local jo
Glasgow City Council has approved the disposal of 16 sites across the city to allow for the construction of approximately 750 new social homes. Areas to benefit from this decision include Baillieston, Barlanark, Bridgeton, Castlemilk, Cranhill, Drumchapel, Easterhouse, Kelvinbridge, Milton, Partick,
Two major projects to tackle flooding that has affected 47 properties in the Springburn area of Glasgow have been completed as part of Scottish Water’s ongoing £250 million upgrade to the city’s waste water infrastructure. The projects, which involved a total investment of more than £16m, will
Sanctuary Scotland has submitted revised plans to build affordable homes on the site of the former Craigbank housing estate in Nitshill, Glasgow. To be delivered by CCG and Mast Architects, the development will see the construction of 180 homes comprising a mix of affordable and private accommodatio
The complexity and attention to detail required to restore the Mackintosh Library at the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) was highlighted yesterday as work on the project began in earnest. Specialist stonemasons have begun the process of removing the stone piers between the windows on the west wall of th
A major new study by influential think tank the Fraser of Allander Institute has outlined the scale of City Building’s contribution to the Glasgow economy. The report, which is published this week to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the arm’s length contractor being established by Glasgow City
Technology and Innovation Centre at the University of Strathclyde Glasgow City Council has announced a number ‘smart’ infrastructure investment plans, including the creation of Scotland's first city innovation district, as part of a pledge to have 50,000 new jobs and an additional 1000 new busin
Plans have been submitted to build 15 new homes at a vacant Glasgow hospital site for Yoker Housing Association. Grant Murray Architects have lodged proposals for bungalows and two storey cottage flats at the former Blawarthill Hospital in the Knightswood area of the city.
The Princes Square shopping centre in Glasgow has been voted as Scotland's best building of the last hundred years. Announced by cabinet secretary Fiona Hyslop on during the Festival of Architecture’s finale Light Nights event in Dundee on Friday, the winning entry was one of 100 buildings of the
Glasgow City Council has announced a £16 million programme to repair at least 20,000 potholes. Around £8m had already been committed to tackle defects in the current financial year and today’s announcement doubles this year’s spending.
The Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre at Polmadie Viridor has served Interserve with a notice of termination on its energy from waste (EfW) Recycling & Renewable Energy project in Glasgow.
ISG has been awarded a £5 million contract to redevelop a building within Glasgow’s Merchant City Central Conservation Area into additional retail and office space. The project for London based asset managers Castleforge Partners, sees the construction services company sympathetically restore and
Battlefield Road's Nightingale wings will be retained as part of the project A local design team has been appointed to create a housing vision for Glasgow’s former Victoria Infirmary.
Registers of Scotland (RoS) has appointed akp Scotland to fit out its new smart working infrastructure platform at St Vincent Plaza, in Glasgow. The works involve the creation of a flexible working environment to support RoS business transformation to using digital processes and a significant invest
The first artists’ impressions of the new Burrell Collection have been unveiled just days after the Glasgow art gallery and museum closed its doors to enable work to begin on the £66 million refurbishment. Designed by John McAslan and Partners and Event Communications, the blueprints reveal plans