Multi-disciplinary design and engineering company BakerHicks has started work on the full concept design for the new £70 million HMP Highland in Inverness. The initial designs by BakerHicks, which were used to achieve Planning Permission in Principle, are now being developed by their design team to
Inverness is regarded as a high priority area for the new homes A five-year strategy to enable the delivery of 6,000 new homes across the Highlands, of which 2,500 will be socially rented, has been agreed by councillors.
Two major planning documents that will shape the growth of Inverness have been approved by members of the Highland Council’s city of Inverness area committee. The Draft Inverness East Development Brief sets out plans for developers to deliver up to 3,000 new private and affordable homes and a suit
Robertson Northern is starting work on a £3.6 million contract to build a selection of affordable homes in the Midmills area of Inverness. The contract, awarded by Highland Council, will see Robertson Northern build 31 new apartments at the former Inverness College site.
A bunker built to survive a direct hit from World War Two's most powerful bombs has been offered for sale. Prospective buyers have until 2pm on Wednesday 6 December 2017 to make their offers for the subterranean property in the Raigmore area of Inverness.
Agents have been appointed to attract new investors and developers to realise “ambitious” plans for expansion at the iconic location of John O’Groats. Located on the far north coast of Scotland in the county of Caithness overlooking the Pentland Firth to the Orkneys, the popular tourist destin
Morrison Construction has started works on the £15 million Ardross Distillery development in the scenic Averon Valley, 30 miles north of Inverness. The project for Ardross Investments Ltd will involve the refurbishment and extension of a dilapidated farm complex on a private 50-acre site that inclu
The Highland Council has pledged to approve 500 affordable housing units each year for the next five years of which 70% will be for affordable rent and 30% for low cost home ownership. Councillors on the environment, development and infrastructure committee yesterday agreed a Strategic Housing Inves
Communities and developers will be invited to have their say in shaping a refreshed approach to dealing with developer contributions for developments across Highland. Members of the Highland Council’s environment, development and infrastructure committee yesterday gave the go ahead for a six week
Joint managing director of Newton Property, Derek MacDonald and Newton Property director, Ross Watt, with Allied Souter & Jaffrey managing director, Richard Smith, and Derek Rudkin who joins the Newton team in Inverness Newton Property Management has invested in the North of Scotland through the
An alliance of conservation organisations has submitted a damning objection to proposals to build a £10 million golf course on one of the last undeveloped coastal duneland habitats left in Scotland. American billionaire Mike Keiser and his partners want to build an 18-hole championship course on an
Hotel development company Patio Hotels (Aberdeen) is planning to redevelop an office building in the heart of Inverness city centre after buying the property for an undisclosed sum. The firm, which also operates the Kingmills Hotel in Inverness, intends to redevelop the 23,000 sq ft building, former
Councillors have given planning permission in principle (PPP) for the new HMP Highland, a state of the art facility that will be the first new prison in the north of Scotland for more than a century. Following positive and significant pre-application discussions with Highland Council, and a pre-appl