The controlled dismantling of a building at 2 High Street, Jedburgh, originally set to be completed by the end of July 2022, is now expected to conclude by February 2023. The dismantling process began in December 2021, but Scottish Borders Council (SBC) said a number of unforeseen additional works e
Planning permission has been granted for the construction of a state-of-the-art campus in Galashiels, marking an important next step in the replacement of the outdated existing building. The decision will pave the way for further planning, design and development to be undertaken alongside further co
Scottish Borders Council is holding two drop-in sessions to give the community an opportunity to have their say on options for a new care village development for the central Borders to be located in Tweedbank. Plans to develop the facility were agreed as part of the council budget approved on 19 Mar
Scottish Borders Council has approved the outline business case initial assessment for the development of a new care village facility in Hawick. Approval was also given at the meeting held on 29 September for shortlisting of the potential options for the care village in Hawick prior to the developme
Scottish Borders Council has received plans for a new whisky distillery to be built on the site of Grahamslaw Farm near Kelso. Plans for The Grahamslaw Distillery Company are being led by businesswoman Sarah Lang alongside a group of whisky experts, with the aim of converting Grahamslaw Farm into a
Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) has appointed Emma Garry as its new director of development, a newly-created post to reflect the organisation's commitment to greatly increase its role in the provision of new homes. Emma, a Chartered Surveyor with almost 20 years’ experience in the
An official sod cutting ceremony has been carried out in Earlston to mark the start of a £12.5 million new affordable housing development. Cruden Building, part of the Cruden Group, is building 64 energy-efficient new homes on behalf of Eildon Housing Association. This development contributes
Work to deliver new apartments for Eildon Housing Association at the historic site of the former High School in Kelso has been gathering pace thanks to local contractor M&J Ballantyne. Newly named Poynder Apartments following discussion with Kelso Community Council, the development will offer a
Eildon Housing Association’s development Elm Court in Hawick has undergone a complete transformation since works formally began in July 2020. Bell Contracts was appointed to undertake extensive works following a competitive procurement exercise through Public Contracts Scotland. This project i
Edinburgh-based developers Whiteburn Projects is set to host its second public consultation on Wednesday 10 August 2022 to provide a further update to the local community of its plans for a residential development on land accessed from Stow Road in the north of Lauder.
Planning permission has been granted for the construction of a state-of-the-art campus in Peebles, marking an important next step in the replacement of the existing High School which was seriously damaged in a fire in 2019.
A planning application for the new Mountain Bike Innovation Centre in Innerleithen has been submitted by South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE).
Morrison Construction has been appointed to deliver a brand-new state of the art education, medical and community campus in the heart of Earlston and will be responsible for the construction of a modern building incorporating a new Earlston Primary School, adjoining medical practice, library and mul
A late 19th century mill in the Borders has been earmarked for demolition to make way for a new housing and a light industrial site.
Maxi Construction has been awarded a £2.5 million contract from Scottish Borders Council for the construction of Hawick Business Centre, a new three-storey business space hub for small businesses within Hawick town centre. The new 433m2 development will be constructed across three floors provi