Developers of a new £1.5m neighbourhood retail complex in Conon Bridge have confirmed building work is now complete. West Coast Estates, the Aberdeen-based property and investment firm behind the Braes of Conon Shopping, said the one-acre site, which includes Co-op Food and two retail units, will c
Kirkwood Homes managing director Colin Crombie (left) and Graham Fiddes BOS relationship manager in front of a Kirkwood site Aberdeen-based housebuilder Kirkwood Homes has announced plans to acquire six new sites in 2017 as it expands its operations to Inverness and Dundee.
A Highland developer in the self-build home sector has gone into administration with the loss of 17 jobs. Inverness-based Roy Homes Ltd, and its sister company Roy Homes Timber Frame Ltd, ceased trading this week amid “serious cash flow problems”.
Wick Community Campus (pic from Ryder Architecture) A much-delayed £48.5 million school campus in the Highlands has finally been handed over to the local authority.
Energy firm SSE has lost a court battle over a £130 million damages claim following the collapse of a tunnel at its Glendoe hydro scheme. It took legal action against engineering contractor Hochtief which carried out tunnelling work at the site near Fort Augustus.
Wick Community Campus (pic from Ryder Architecture) A new £48.5 million community campus project in the Highlands has been further delayed.
Plans have been submitted to Highland Council for the new Justice Centre in Inverness. The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) intends to build the new centre a site between Longman Road and Burnett Road, following a pre-planning application and public exhibition held in August.
Plans to build an £800 million hydro power station in the Highlands have stalled over uncertainty over the financial viability of pumped hydro projects. Energy firm SSE won approval for the Coire Glas plant at Loch Lochy, north of Fort William, in 2013.
Transport infrastructure and a new hospital have been named by members of Highland Council’s Lochaber Committee among a set of strategic priorities to improve the health and wellbeing of local people. The priorities are listed under a number of headings that also include marine infrastructure and
Inverness Castle The regeneration of Inverness Castle and the development of a Northern Innovation Hub are among the projects to have submitted business cases as part of the Inverness and Highland City-Region Deal.
Fish farming company Marine Harvest has submitted a planning application with Highland Council for an £80 million fish feed factory on Skye. The development on the site of an old quarry at Kyleakin could create 55 full-time permanent jobs.
Plans for a major new Inverness development consisting of 60 new homes and a family restaurant have been granted approval by councillors. Aberdeen-based developer Kirkwood Homes and Tweed Estates applied to build the homes on land close to the city’s Asda supermarket at Slackbuie. A quarter of the
Amec Foster Wheeler has won a £7 million contract to provide a new effluent treatment plant for the Dounreay nuclear site. The facility is being built for Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL), the company responsible for decommissioning the nuclear site in Caithness.
Wick Community Campus (pic from Ryder Architecture) The handover of the new £48.5 million Wick school campus in the Highlands has been delayed until December, with pupils not expected to move in until next year.
The working group behind a £3 million project to build a marina at the southern end of the Caledonian Canal in Lochaber have withdrawn their planning application for technical reasons. The group’s vision for the Thomas Telford Corpach Marina project included 80 pontoon berths at the end of the ca