Historic Environment Scotland

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The Engine Shed team celebrate one year since Scotland's dedicated building conservation centre first opened Scotland’s dedicated building conservation centre, The Engine Shed, celebrates its first birthday today after reaching key milestones in its first year, including welcoming over 15,000 visi

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Esh Construction has spoken of its pride after seeing its pioneering work on Stirling’s new building conservation centre shortlisted for a prestigious award from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The Livingston-based construction company, part of Esh Group, completed the ambitio

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A new group formed in the wake of a Parliamentary debate on tenement maintenance has called for action to ensure the protection of Scotland’s historic and most common type of residence. The first meeting of the Working Group on maintenance of Tenement Scheme Property highlighted the growing concer

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St Andrews' coast will be mapped as part of the project The damage that climate change could cause to nearly one fifth of Scotland’s coastline as well as important infrastructure and monuments from and the steps that could be taken to mitigate it will be forecast in a new two year research project

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An artist’s impression of the proposed linear park – inspired by New York City’s High Line – that could soon grace the top of the revamped Bowling Harbour bridge at the gateway to the Forth & Clyde Canal Ambitious plans to create a new linear park inspired by New York City’s High Line

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LDA Design has submitted a raft of refinements to its Union Terrace Gardens proposals following feedback from the public. The latest plans include a realignment of a proposed new walkway, linking Union Street to the Gardens, to reduce the potential impact on any future development of the adjacent ra

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The road to Kinlochewe on the North Coast 500. Image: VisitScotland The Scottish Government is to establish a fund to provide investment in infrastructure to support sustainable growth in rural tourism across Scotland.

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An artist’s impression of the proposed linear park – inspired by New York City’s High Line – that could soon grace the top of the revamped Bowling Harbour bridge at the gateway to the Forth & Clyde Canal A new linear park inspired by New York City’s High Line could be set for the weste

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HES director of conservation Professor David Mitchell, Deputy First Minister John Swinney and HES chief executive Alex Paterson examine the interactive map display at the Engine Shed Deputy First Minister and cabinet secretary for education and skills, John Swinney, welcomed the announcement of ten

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Work on a major renovation of the Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum in Lyness looks set to start in spring next year after the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) approved a grant of up to £1.155 million. Designed by Studio MB, the project will involve the restoration of the historic buildings, the enha

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Plans for a £100 million redevelopment of a former hospital site near Montrose have hit a potential stumbling block after concerns were revealed by Historic Environment Scotland. The mixed-use development, called Sunnyside Park, will see the former Sunnyside Royal Hospital site in Hillside transfor

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The restoration of a former school building to be used by Parkhead Housing Association can now be completed after Glasgow City Council approved over £567,000 of new funding. The B-listed former Parkhead Public School in Westmuir Street is to be revamped to create a local enterprise centre with a mi

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Historic Environment Scotland’s Engine Shed has launched its Advanced Diploma Course in Technical Building Conservation. Aimed at those with experience in the built heritage sector and interested in developing their career within building conservation, the new postgraduate course will be taught at

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