Orkney Islands Council is to purchase a group of uninhabited islands because they offer a “significant development opportunity”. It is anticipated that the council will become the owners of Faray, Holm of Faray and Red Holm early in 2019.
Brunton Design has been appointed by The Sanday Development Trust to prepare sheltered accommodation proposals for seven sites on Orkney. It is anticipated that the developments will comprise a variety of sizes of accommodation with users with diverse needs, with the first showing a series of 1, 2 a
Stromness (image credit: Orkney Islands Council) A 10-year plan to regenerate a declining fishing village in Scotland has won the top prize at a prestigious national awards ceremony.
A £5.39 million construction contract has been awarded for the development of a new Research and Innovation Campus in Orkney. The campus is a joint venture by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Orkney Islands Council who have appointed Kirkwall-based R Clouston Limited as the main contracto
A ceremony has taken place to mark a major milestone for NHS Orkney’s new flagship hospital and healthcare facility.
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
Plans for the primary school Threesixty Architecture has been appointed for the redevelopment of the Old Academy and former primary school of Stromness.
Work to deliver a new hospital and healthcare facilities in Orkney will get underway soon after Robertson Capital Projects achieved financial close with NHS Orkney on the £64 million project. The project will see the development of a purpose built facility to replace the existing Balfour Hospital i
Plans for a £6.5 million research and innovation campus in Stromness in Orkney are set to go ahead after the two organisations behind the venture agreed funding for the project. The 3.75-acre campus will support the growth of existing research and innovation activity and the expansion of companies
Global professional services consultancy WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has won a new contract with NHS Orkney and Robertson Capital Projects on the £64 million new hospital and health care facility. The company’s Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Capital Investment services team has secured the r
Robertson Capital Projects is set to start work on Orkney’s new £60 million hospital in “the very near future” after councillors granted the facility planning permission this week. Orkney Islands Council’s planning committee approved the project with the additional recommendation that the i
An artist's impression of how the facilty could look A demolition company is to investigate Orkney as a potential location for a new facility to decommission redundant oil and gas rigs.
Keppie Design has been appointed as architects on the £60 million Hospital and Healthcare Facilities in Orkney. Being constructed by Robertson Construction Group, the new general hospital will facilitate and support the delivery of Health and Social Care services to the 21,000 strong population of
Social Justice Secretary Alex Neil with Phil Caroe, Allia's director of social finance; Colin Connell, development director at Persimmons Partnerships; Jim Whiston, director of Ayrshire Housing Association, Nick Pollard, Kingdom Housing Association director of finance; Sandy Dennison, finance manage
(from left) lead engineer Neil Gauld, chair of development and infrastructure James Stockan, council convener Steven Heddle, OIC head of roads and environmental services Darren Richardson The construction of a link road that will provide access to Orkney’s new Hospital and Healthcare Facilities go