Construction work to deliver 140 new homes in the Highland village of Evanton is to begin shortly following the appointment of a building contractor. Compass Building has won the contract to build the development at Thomas Maciver Street.
Statutory applications for the planned transformation for Inverness Castle to become a tourism gateway for the region have now been lodged with the Highland Council. Submitted by project architects LDN Architects, the applications for listed building consent and building warrant approval are in prep
Highland councillors have agreed to raise a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) to acquire the Struan House Hotel in Carrbridge to develop the land into much needed affordable housing. The Order, which is to be applied for under Sections 9 and 10 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987, will see the council
Newly discovered photos taken during the construction of the railway line between Fort William and Mallaig have been revealed in a new BBC ALBA documentary. Arguably one of the most spectacular railway lines in the world, this collection of over one hundred hi-res celluloid nitrate plates were
Work on Dounreay’s newest radioactive waste store went up a storey last month, with the completion of a ‘mega’ concrete pour. The construction project was one of the first to re-start work on June 22, following the easing of lockdown restrictions. The 60-strong team has had to lear
Badenoch and Strathspey is poised for a triple housing bonus in 2021 with Tulloch Homes beginning work on more than 200 new homes. The developments at Aviemore, Newtonmore and Carrbridge will see a springtime start to infrastructure and construction activity, sparking a record Tulloch investment in
GL Roofing Architectural and Cladding Systems has been awarded the roof and wall cladding contract for Phase 5a & 5b of the affordable housing development project, delivered by Albyn Housing Society, in Alness, Ross-Shire.
A Highland councillor has issued a plea to people obsessed with notorious occultist Aleister Crowley not to spoil the restoration of his former house after the project was given the green light. Two applications relating to Boleskine House, overlooking Loch Ness, were yesterday approved by
Aberdeenshire-based Bancon Construction has secured a batch of new contracts valued at more than £25 million, paving the way for continued growth into 2021. The new business will see the company working in Aberdeen, Dundee, Nairn and Inverness, following Bancon’s first contract win in th
A pioneering conservation project in Caithness has saved a prehistoric monument from ruin. The ruins of Ousdale Burn Broch, north of Helmsdale, had fallen into further disrepair over the past 130 years.