Perth & Kinross

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Planning permission has been granted for the internal works to allow the transformation of the former St John's Primary School in Perth into a £3.5 million creative hub. The building, which closed in 2011, will be completely transformed into a mix of office space and artist studio space where those

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Multi-disciplinary design and engineering company BakerHicks has completed the complex structural engineering design for Perth & Kinross Council’s headquarters that included delicate work to repair and restore the building’s historic façade. BakerHicks was employed to provide structural eng

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Plans for a £29 million housing estate, which will include low-cost homes aimed at helping people get on the property ladder, have been approved in Rattray. Springfield Properties has won permission to build 217 homes at its Kinloch Gardens site, off Glenalmond Road. The plan includes scope for 60

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Perth Sheriff Court. By Simon Armstrong - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 A biker died after being knocked off his machine by a road roller when a repair firm made critical errors in operating roadworks, a judge has ruled.

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(from left) Stephen Hampshire from Expresso Property; Cllr Ian Campbell; Callum Purves, vice convenor environmental enterprise and infrastructure committee at Perth & Kinross Council with Nick Robinson and Ben Sherriff from Expresso Property Work to develop on a new landmark mixed leisure scheme

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(from left) Councillors John Rebbeck and Dave Doogan, Springfield chairman Sandy Adam, leader of Perth and Kinross Council Ian Campbell and Bertha Park land owner Alistair Ritchie Springfield Properties has begun work on site for the 3,000 homes in the new village, Bertha Park, just off the Inveralm

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Councils in Tayside have lost a legal bid to win damages from a local quarry merchant they claim supplied faulty materials for roadworks. Tayside Contracts, the commercial trading arm of Angus, Dundee and Perth & Kinross councils, raised an action at the Court of Session in Edinburgh following a

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Perth & Kinross Council has formally approved the appointment of Mecanoo to redesign Perth City Hall, despite criticisms over its selection procedure. The selection panel considering proposals from five shortlisted architects recommended the Dutch practice to transform the Edwardian venue i

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The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has criticised the process for the selection of an architect to redesign Perth City Hall after the local authority was recommended to appoint a practice which did not win the competition. It was revealed last week that the selection panel cons

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Engineering, environment and design consultancy Sweco UK has been appointed by Perth & Kinross Council as the lead consultant on the £113 million Cross Tay Link Road project on the outskirts of Perth. The consultancy contract is valued at £3.5 million.

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The selection panel considering architects shortlisted for the transformation of Perth City Hall are to recommend internationally-renowned firm Mecanoo to councillors next week. The international design competition for the City Hall attracted global interest and over 70 initial expressions of intere

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Plans have been lodged to transform a derelict Perth school into a £3.5 million arts hub providing work spaces and studios for local artists. Perth and Kinross Council wants to fashion a ‘creative exchange’ within the city’s former St John’s Primary on Stormont Street aimed at nurturing up-

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A £10 million plan to regenerate a dated Perth retail park has been approved. The project will see the old B&Q site at St Catherine’s Retail Park demolished to make way for five new retail units and a restaurant.

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Perth and Kinross Council has approved revised plans to transform a historic castle into a five-star luxury tourism destination. Prepared by architects McKenzie Strickland Associates, the proposals will see alterations made to the East Wing at Taymouth Castle near Kenmore to provide 52 hotel suites

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