Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has given its support for plans to build a new £15 million visitor centre at the National Museum of Flight, which is currently the subject of an appeal to the Scottish Government. An initial bid to create a newly built hangar on the Gilmerton estate, south o
The University of Dundee has withdrawn its planning request for the demolition of historic tenement buildings in a bid to address concerns from a heritage body and the local authority. Plans had been submitted to Dundee City Council in March to bulldoze the four-storey block at 16-18 Airlie Place to
Innovative new technology which could transform how Scotland’s historic buildings are managed, maintained and repaired has been launched. Rubble masonry wall at Linlithgow Palace showing automatically extracted individual stones for its right section
Historic Environment Scotland has repurposed technology at its national conservation centre, the Engine Shed in Stirling, to produce Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) visors for NHS staff battling COVID-19 across Scotland.
Property and investment firm Osborne+Co has submitted plans to create a mixed-use development in Glasgow city centre which would include the refurbishment of the Met Tower to create 120,000 sq ft of Grade A office space and a new 260-bed hotel.
Architect Jane Williamson and Cockburn Association director Terry Levinthal have been appointed to the board of Historic Environment Scotland. Jane Williamson is a group manager of project management and surveying within a multi-disciplinary design team in Glasgow City Council. She is
Unlisted tenement buildings deemed too expensive to maintain could soon be demolished to make way for temporary soft landscaping under plans submitted by the University of Dundee. The four-storey block at 16-18 Airlie Place, which sits within the city campus conservation area, was previously used as
Leading women working in Scotland’s construction industry aimed to attract Stirling’s female high school pupils to take up a career in construction last week. 70 female students took part in the skills day hosted at Bannockburn High School. The event was led by prominent women working ac
With the listing of the former Madras College site in St Andrews for sale, Fife Council has produced a guidance document for developers which recommends that the site be used for housing. The document also recommends that the site should contain a care home and student accommodation.
The restoration of one of the last standing grade A listed tenements in the Gorbals will be celebrated at an event later this month hosted by Southside Housing Association (SHA). Glasgow’s 166 Gorbals Street (The Former British Linen Bank) building was built in 1900 and designed by architect J