Historic Environment Scotland

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The future of St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross is in doubt after the Scottish Government declined to take responsibility for the modernist ruin amid mounting maintenance costs. A new report from Historic Environment Scotland (HES) - commissioned by ministers – estimated that addressing th

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Mosaic Architecture + Design has secured a grant of £93,400 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for urgent masonry work and external fabric repairs to the iconic bell tower at St Aloysius’ Church on behalf of the Archdiocese of Glasgow. The grant, added to a £140,000 grant awarded

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State of the art survey techniques have revealed the severity of water damage to Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s iconic property, The Hill House in greater detail than ever before. The surveys, carried out in partnership between owners the National Trust for Scotland and Historic Environment Scotl

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Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has published a new 3D digital model of Fossil Grove in Glasgow, allowing users to explore the city’s ancient forest from a unique perspective. The interactive model has been created through a combination of 3D laser scanning and photogrammetry. This process

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A new chapter has started for Coatbridge’s historic Carnegie Library after a £2.5 million transformation into 12 social housing flats. The project to bring the former derelict building back into use again was driven by Clyde Valley Housing Association and was officially unveiled by The P

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Drochaid a' Chaolais Chumhaing / Kylesku Bridge in Sutherland has been awarded Category A status by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) after it was recognised as being of special architectural interest. The bridge, which spans the deep sea inlet of An Caolas Cumhang, will also be the first to be le

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North Ayrshire Council has announced changes to a building repairs grant scheme which will make conservation repairs to historic Millport properties more affordable. Millport Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS) is a grant programme providing financial assistance for regeneration of historic

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The landmark Erskine Bridge has been listed as a Category A structure. The crossing, one of only three bridges in Scotland with a main span exceeding 300 metres, was awarded the status by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) after it was recognised as being of special architectural interest.

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Plans have been formally submitted to “significantly expand” the visitor centre at Lowlands distillery Glenkinchie. Diageo’s plans centre around the renovation and conversion of Glenkinchie’s traditional red brick warehouse buildings into a multi-levelled visitor experience, which will inclu

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Glasgow City Council has outlined the ongoing success of the regeneration of Central Govan, with investment of around £90 million since 2006, and plans for the area's future. The investment has seen new homes, business and community space in Govan as well as more attractive streets, shops and publi

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A major new educational resource has been unveiled utilising 3D digital surveys of the three Forth Bridges. This pioneering use of cutting-edge technologies by leading Scottish heritage institutions aims to inspire a new generation of scientists and engineers.

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Proposals by bottled water producer Highland Spring to build new Perthshire headquarters have been rejected over plans to demolish a landmark hotel. The company had been planning to bring down the Blackford Hotel and convert the surrounding buildings for offices and facilities.

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