Six local authorities have been confirmed for the Key Agencies Group collaborative support offer following today’s release of the new Scottish Government guidance for producing Local Development Plans (LDPs). Pilot work on the Collaborative Local Development Plan Offer will be taken forward wi
Historic Environment Scotland
Culture secretary Angus Robertson announced in Govan yesterday that eight communities across Scotland are set to benefit from £863,050 funding, awarded by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) and the National Lottery Heritage Fund. HES and the Heritage Fund have joined forces to jointly provide
A significant milestone in a £1.1 million project to repair and refurbish stonework and surrounding gardens at historic Preston Tower in Prestonpans is set to be reached with the removal of scaffolding.
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has discovered the buried remains of a Roman fortlet that once stood next to the Antonine Wall in West Dunbartonshire. The Fortlet was built next to the Antonine Wall, the frontier that the Romans constructed across central Scotland, and was thought lost in the mi
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is asking members of the public to share their views and knowledge on Livingston Skatepark.
A £1.1 million project to repair and refurbish the stonework and surrounding gardens at the historic Preston Tower in Prestonpans is making good progress.
A lunchtime talk by conservation-accredited engineer Steve Wood about the engineering aspects of the £1.5 million project to conserve, repair and adapt the A-listed Inverkeithing Town House will take place later this month. The event is at 12 noon on Wednesday 22 March at the Charlestown Works
A historic military training camp could soon have its key features recognised as scheduled monuments as Historic Environment Scotland (HES) announced it is seeking views from the public on proposals to designate Stobs Camp in recognition of its national importance.
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has awarded Category C listing status to a Victorian industrial building in Port Dundas that is subject to a live application for replacement by 60 apartments. A10 Architects has submitted an application on behalf of Weiss Development Co. Ltd to knock do
Glasgow City Council has said it would “welcome” any move to see the distinctive neon Barrowland sign granted listed landmark status.
Wheatley Homes Glasgow has welcomed the decision by Historic Environment Scotland not to list four multi-storey blocks in the Wyndford community which are subject to contentious demolition plans. The body which was set up to investigate, care for and promote Scotland’s historic environment was
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has announced that high level masonry inspections have started at Tantallon Castle and Dirleton Castle. The inspections can take over a month due to the scope of the task and the different characteristics of the buildings, many of which date back several hundred y
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has today launched a survey of stonemasonry in Scotland to better understand the current status of the sector. The survey seeks to gather information on the number of stonemasons there are in Scotland, where the business that employ stonemasons are based, and the
Members of the public are asked to join a national conversation and shape the future direction and contribution of Scotland’s historic environment sector.
Historic Environment Scotland has decided not to list Cumbernauld Town Centre after the organisation was asked to consider designating the site as a listed building by a member of the public last year.