Historic Environment Scotland

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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Some of Scotland’s leading architects and heritage experts are to develop a masterplan for the only home built by the poet Robert Burns. A consortium led by Delfinity Limited won the contract to develop a sustainable future for Ellisland Farm and Museum near Dumfries, where the poet wrote Auld

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Historic Environment Scotland (HES) and Forth Valley College are welcoming the new cohort of apprentice stonemasons to the Stirling and Elgin training centres, equal to their highest-ever intake, as courses begin for the new academic year. The organisation has recently significantly increased its ca

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Initial plans for the renovation of the disused Borrodale School in Glendale on the Isle of Skye will be on show for community feedback on Thursday 25 August. The drop-in event at the former school from 3pm-7pm invites local residents to give input on early plans and designs for the building’s

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Moray Council is to pursue newly launched National Lottery Heritage Fund and Historic Environment Scotland schemes to fund the Forres Town Centre Improvement Plan. After approval by the economic development and infrastructure committee, officers will submit a bid for funding to assist with the plan

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An 80-metre section of the Kincardine Bridge is to be replaced, in a major upgrade for the Category A listed structure. Tender documents were issued on Friday for a contract with an estimated value of £16 million.

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The former St Rollox Locomotive Works in Springburn has been listed at Category B by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) in recognition of its special architectural and historic interest.  St Rollox Works is significant as a rare surviving example of a late 19th century locomotive works in

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A new skills academy to prepare young people for the variety of careers in the construction industry is being launched by the City of Edinburgh Council. Skanska and Mitie have recently been awarded a 10-year Statutory Inspections, Repairs and Maintenance contract for operational buildings with the c

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