Historic Environment Scotland

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Funding has been made available for repairing and preserving key buildings on Union Street in Aberdeen Seven communities across Scotland are to benefit from the latest round of Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS) funding, it has been announced today.

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Culture secretary Fiona Hyslop has today confirmed a £6.6 million capital boost to support investment in conservation work, repairs and visitor facilities at several of Scotland’s iconic heritage sites and monuments. The announcement follows the publication today of the most comprehensive conserv

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All 305 of Scotland’s historic, traditional thatched buildings have been recorded for the very first time as part of a unique 18-month field work project. Published today, A Survey of Thatched Buildings in Scotland is a full-colour photographic survey of every thatched building across the country,

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Projects set to be improved under the initiative include (clockwise from top left) Brechin’s Bar & Cardell Halls; public realm improvements at Govan Cross; the Pearce Institute and Water Row Glasgow City Council has approved funding to proceed with the next stage of a regeneration scheme in Go

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Plans have been lodged with Glasgow City Council for an 185-bed student housing development on the site of the dilapidated Jumpin’ Jaks nightclub on Sauchiehall Street. If approved, the proposed development, adjoining the world-renowned Glasgow School of Art campus, will also include roof gardens,

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A key milestone for the Cupar Burgh Chambers project has now been reached, with the submission of the planning and listed building consent applications to Fife Council’s planning department. Fife Historic Buildings Trust has been working Fife Council to transform the previously empty building and

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The Engine Shed in Stirlng is a project which has benefitted from Historic Environment Scotland funding Scotland’s towns, city centres and places of historic interest are set to benefit from a £10 million funding boost from Historic Environment Scotland.

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Plans to transform Edinburgh’s former Royal High School into a new music school and concert venue have been endorsed by Historic Environment Scotland. Experts at the national heritage agency said the proposals, which were formally submitted by the Royal High School Preservation Trust in December,

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Architect Chris Bowes (centre, dark jacket) and Kirkmichael Trust members (from left) George Mackay, Helma Reynolds, Jim Mackay, Verity Walker (behind) and Lilah Dowsett inspecting plans outside Kirkmichael Church. Photograph by Andrew Dowsett. The Kirkmichael Trust is inviting tenders from contract

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Councillors have approved the introduction of a new conservation area to protect the historic site of the battle of Culloden. The new designation for Culloden Muir near Inverness now means that within the conservation area, planning permission will be required for a range of developments that would

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Plans for the new West Dunbartonshire Council offices in Dumbarton took another step forward yesterday after planning permission for the project was granted by councillors. Work to transform the A-listed former Academy Building into modern, fit-for-purpose office space is now expected to start early

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The former Dumbarton Academy restoration is among the Grant Scheme recipients Five projects to restore and reuse historic buildings across Scotland for community facilities have been awarded £1.7 million in funding.

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