Historic Environment Scotland

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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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The A-listed Laurieston in Glasgow is set to be converted into 11 luxury apartments. A major restoration project of the Georgian townhouse is set to get underway, safeguarding the building that has been on the “at risk” register since the late 1990s.

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Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has installed solar panels on the roof of the Scottish National War Memorial at Edinburgh Castle as part of its continued programme to reduce energy use across the historic properties in its care. Due to the War Memorial’s elevated and open locatio

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Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has set out its vision for how heritage can be the keystone of Scotland’s green recovery with the publication of its Green Recovery Statement for the historic environment yesterday.  The historic environment sector, and the traditional materials, constr

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An inspection programme designed to assess the condition and the impact of climate change on some of Scotland's most significant heritage sites is getting underway. Historic Environment Scotland (HES), the public body responsible for 336 historic buildings and sites, is rolling out the new programme

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