The first images showing how the new Paisley Grammar School Community Campus will look have now been revealed.
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A ‘topping out’ ceremony took place last week at Dunfermline Learning Campus, marking a major milestone for the project. Pupils helped cabinet secretary for education and skills, Jenny Gilruth and councillors lay a cement plinth commemorating the school building reaching its highest poin
Work to deliver a state-of-the-art primary school in West Lothian has started.
BakerHicks has played a leading role in the development and delivery of version 2.0 of the Scottish Futures Trust’s (SFT) Standard Information Management Plan resource, in conjunction with a consortium of building contractors and local authorities from across Scotland.
The Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) has today launched a new business plan which urges public and private sector organisations across Scotland to focus on greater collaboration to help deliver a net zero built environment. The plan for 2023/24 appeals to all involved in new-build and refurbishment proj
Councillors are to consider a tender to appoint Robertson Construction Tayside to build the new East End Community Campus in Dundee, with work set to begin as early as next month.
Mhairi Donaghy, associate director at Scottish Futures Trust, highlights a new report out today that looks at why town centre living (TCL) is important and the reasons investment has been limited. Scottish society was built around towns and villages. From the traditional clan system to to
A report that highlights the barriers and constraints to town centre living and identifies some good practice case studies has been published today. ‘Town Centre Living – more homes at the heart of great places’ was produced by the Scottish Futures Trust with input from
The construction industry is to benefit from a dynamic new initiative to drive quality, sustainability, and collaboration across the sector. Launched under the remit of the Scottish Construction Accord, the Construction Quality Improvement Collaborative (CQIC) is dedicated to transforming a sec
The Construction Pipeline Forecast Tool has had its latest six-month data refresh where the value of future planned Scottish public sector construction projects has increased £600 million to £12.2 billion and the number of businesses registered for updates has reached 900.
A new catalogue of net zero carbon building designs could provide a significant boost to Scotland’s affordable housing sector, as part of a standardised approach for local authorities and housing associations to adopt across a range of future developments. The energy-efficient design and perfo
Scotland’s five regional hub companies have delivered 177 new schools and nurseries to the value of £2.05 billion across Scotland. The public-private partnership bodies will come together for the Learning Places Scotland conference on 15th November at the SEC Glasgow to showcase their su
A new commitment to create a thriving and high-performing construction sector has been launched by Scotland’s public sector and construction industry. The Scottish Construction Accord – the first of its kind in the UK - aims to create more thriving businesses, enhance working condit
Ryan Cossar from the Scottish Futures Trust argues that the whole life performance of new affordable homes must be at the forefront of net zero calculations. Recent Government data shows that as much as 80% of the carbon emissions from buildings can be attributed to housing.
Six island local authorities will receive a share of £4.45 million to assist critical projects on climate change, population retention and tourism. A total of 11 projects, spread across 31 islands, have received funding for the current financial year as part of the Islands Programme.