Work is now about to get underway to start building the new Queen Margaret Academy Plans to build a new Queen Margaret Academy in Ayr are a step closer with the official contracts now signed after reaching financial close.
A recent high school fit-out by Godfrey Syrett Furniture manufacturer Godfrey Syrett is just weeks away from concluding its fourth Scottish school contract of 2017, after fitting out the new Kelso High School.
Michael McBrearty, chief executive of hub South West, delivers a speech during the ceremony The £45 million William McIlvanney Campus in Kilmarnock has passed another important milestone with its topping out ceremony last week.
The development of the new Largs Campus being built by Morrison Construction reached a major milestone last week. The ‘topping out’ ceremony was a very special occasion for two local families, the Trotters and Wilsons, who won a competition to have their names engraved on bricks of the new facil
A new Ayr Academy secondary school is set to open later this month after being delivered by Kier Construction and hub South West Scotland on behalf of South Ayrshire Council. Ayr Academy, whose origins can be traced back to 1233 but did not come to be known by its present name until 1796, has moved
An agreement has been reached to develop a new £34.5 million high school combined with a theatre and arts venue in Cumbernauld. The Community Campus, to be built on the site of the existing Cumbernauld High School,
(from left) Iain Hughes from programme funder CITB; programme graduate Rian Smith from Grange Academy; and Michael McBrearty, CEO of hub South West For the second year in a row, hub South West is providing life-changing opportunities for Ayrshire school leavers to progress in the construction indust
Two schools in Motherwell are to receive a facelift this year following the award of a £5 million contract to Kier Construction Scotland. Kier will start work this summer on Taylor High School, a comprehensive secondary in New Stevenston, and Braidhurst High School, a 600-pupil secondary in the For
Dumfries and Galloway Council leader Councillor Ronnie Nicholson (in cab), with (from left) Alison Wilson, hub South West construction manager; Councillor Jeff Leaver, chairman of the council’s children, young people and lifelong learning committee and Craig Bridges, framework director, Graham Con
East Lothian Community Hospital The value of community-based facilities under construction across the Scotland-wide hub programme has reached £1.16 billion and is supporting over 9,000 jobs, figures published today by the Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) have revealed.
Construction and infrastructure-focused partnership hub South West hosted a Building Information Modelling (BIM) conference today to bring all parties involved in its construction projects up to speed on the new regulations. The event at the Fenwick Hotel near Kilmarnock covered the impending legisl
hub South West has handed over a purpose built community leisure centre to South Carrick Community Leisure (SCCL) in Girvan. The Quay Zone, a £5.4 million sports and leisure facility looking out over the much-loved Girvan seafront, was completed ahead of schedule, and is to be operated by SCCL on b
Michael McBrearty Construction and infrastructure partnership hub South West is set to help companies in Lanarkshire, Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway to get clued-up on how to win profitable new business from some of Scotland’s biggest building contractors.
Generations of people in and around Tarbolton now have access to first-class facilities as the latest project by construction and infrastructure-focused partnership hub South West Scotland opened its doors. The first classes were held last week at the £3.8 million Tarbolton Community Campus, a flag
Ian Hughes, strategic partnerships director, CITB Scotland and Michael McBrearty, chief executive, hub South West Scotland present student Matthew Laverie, 16, with the folio of certificates he achieved during his time on the programme The lives of 11 young men from the south west of Scotland have b