One of Scotland’s most iconic structures could be saved from ruin and transformed into a modern multi-purpose venue in plans unveiled today. An official campaign launched to save Coats Memorial in Paisley will see a team of committed fundraisers aim to raise £1.5 million to breathe new l
Taylor Wimpey West Scotland has secured planning permission from Renfrewshire Council for the provision of 110 new homes through the development of land at the former Johnstone Hospital site on Bridge of Weir Road in Linwood. The 9.97-acre brownfield site is already identified for housing and will d
Multidisciplinary design and engineering company BakerHicks has been awarded a contract to deliver design services for the new Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (MMIC) in Renfrewshire. BakerHicks was appointed by CPI to provide multi-disciplinary design services, including pharmaceutical con
One of Scotland’s most iconic structures could be saved from ruin – with an expert team of place makers gearing up to raise £1.5 million for its preservation. Coats Memorial, widely recognised as the exclamation mark of Paisley’s skyline, is looking for a new purpose since ho
Survey work to inform future development potential for affordable homes on sites in Ferguslie and South West Johnstone is to begin this week. For Ferguslie, this is the first stage of a £14 million development that will create around 100 new affordable Renfrewshire Council homes to transform t
As the £1.13 billion Glasgow City Region City Deal gathers pace, Scottish Construction Now highlights the progress of the major infrastructure projects involved in the Deal. Last month the Glasgow City Region Cabinet considered the significant progress made to date in the delivery of the &poun
The director of more than 90 successful capital appeals has been appointed to lead Paisley Museum’s £5 million fundraising campaign. Eric Grounds, who was responsible for a £35m campaign for Marie Curie and a £350m appeal for the defence National Rehabilitation Centre in Warw
A £90 million proposal to regenerate the Clyde waterfront has been given the go-ahead by Scottish Government ministers. The Clyde Waterfront and Renfrew Riverside project will see construction of the first opening road bridge over the River Clyde, linking Renfrew and Yoker. It has been designe
Around 100 new council homes are to be built in the Tannahill area of Ferguslie Park after plans were confirmed for a £14 million new build development. Construction of the new homes is expected to start in 2020, with funding from Renfrewshire Council and the Scottish Government.
CALA Homes (West) has revealed a number of “significant” community benefits from its development at North Bar, Erskine, including a proposed new bus service. The homebuilder’s proposals represent a major investment in the long-term future of the area with the creation of 195 new te
Property developer London & Scottish Investments is on course to launch its new £10 million Wallneuk Retail Park in Paisley in three months time, bringing up to 120 retail jobs to the town with more to come when the last remaining unit is let. The development will see Lidl opening a flagsh
Paisley Museum Plans to bring new life to Paisley town centre by transforming key outdoor areas have been revealed, as the ongoing £100 million investment in the town's venues and infrastructure moves forward.
Homes in the pipeline at Johnstone Castle Homes, schools and public buildings across Renfrewshire will soon benefit from major refurbishment and maintenance works after energy, services and regeneration specialist ENGIE won multiple contracts across the area.
A purpose-built pedestrian bridge and cycleway that will connect people to a major investment area being developed next to Glasgow Airport has been granted planning permission. The new crossing over the Black Cart at the south end of Greenock Road will provide a safe route for cyclists and pedestria
Proposals for a residential development at Planetreeyetts in Kilmacolm are set to be presented at a second community consultation event. Taylor Wimpey West Scotland is bringing forward proposals for a residential development of new private and affordable family homes plus associated infrastructure a