Historic Environment Scotland

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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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Only two Category ‘A’ listed buildings will remain ‘at risk’ in Edinburgh's World Heritage Site once current or planned restoration work is complete – down 14 from a decade ago - according to new figures released today by the City of Edinburgh Council. In 2012, there we

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A new pedestrian bridge, built to link Doune’s heritage assets with its natural environment and improve links with the local village, was officially unveiled on Friday by heritage and tourism chiefs, accompanied by local community groups. The £286,000 new bridge is a collaborative partne

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A rare and exceptional example of post-war theatre design in Scotland has been recognised after Historic Environment Scotland (HES) today granted Dundee Repertory Theatre with A-listed status for its special architectural significance. Built in 1982 and designed by local practice Nicoll Russell

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Creating a vibrant community and repairing historic buildings in and around Helensburgh’s Waterfront and attracting further investment to the town are all part of a new £2 million heritage-led grant scheme. Abbey Redding from Lomond School (far right) with her winning design, alongside r

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