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.
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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
Lighthouses up and down the country will be reviewed for listing by Historic Environment Scotland (HES).
Kessock Bridge near Inverness has been listed as a category B structure by Historic Environment Scotland (HES), recognising the crossing as being of special architectural interest.
Some of the world’s foremost practitioners in traditional trades will be gathering in Stirling from Thursday 5 September as the Engine Shed hosts the annual International Preservation Trades Workshop (IPTW).
Plans have been submitted to Scottish Borders Council for the former Kelso high school, to be converted into homes for the elderly and affordable housing. Planners wish to convert one of the town's more recognisable landmarks into a facility holding 34 extra care apartments for older people. Develop
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
Pupils from St Modan’s High School in Stirling have been showcasing their traditional skills after completing a project to construct a small shelter in the grounds of their school.
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
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
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
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
Historians have appealed for help in piecing together the life and work of a Scots pioneer of female architects, mysteriously murdered in Fife 51 years ago this month, The Scotsman has reported. Kathleen Veitch was born in 1907 to a tweed manufacturer in Dollar, Clackmannanshire, and raised near Haw
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
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