Scottish Futures Trust



£44m North Ayrshire campus plans reach financial close

Plans for the new Largs Campus in North Ayrshire have taken a major step forward in recent weeks as contracts have been signed and formal financial close has been achieved on the project.

Published 22 June 2016

Work starts on new Barrhead High

A groundbreaking ceremony has marked the building of the new £29.7 million Barrhead High.

Published 16 May 2016

Argyll and Bute Council signs contract for £9m primary school

Fresh after the signing of contracts for new schools in Campbeltown and Oban, Argyll and Bute Council has completed the contract for a £9 million new primary school in Kirn.

Published 11 April 2016

Morrison signs £60m Argyll and Bute schools contract

A £60 million scheme to build new secondary schools in Campbeltown and Oban is set to start construction in July after the contract with project partners was signed last week.

Published 30 March 2016

Work starts on £28.7m school in Dundee

Work on a £28.7 million replacement for Baldragon Academy in Dundee officially got underway.

Published 1 March 2016

Dundee Waterfront secures £63m investment boost

The Scottish Government is to invest up to £63.8 million in Dundee’s Waterfront after deputy first minister John Swinney agreed a Growth Accelerator model (GA) with the local authority.

Published 29 February 2016

Green light for £45m East Ayrshire learning campus

Plans for a new purpose-built, state of the art learning campus in East Ayrshire took a step closer to fruition this week as the project reached financial close.

Published 26 February 2016

GCU lands key role in BIM construction integration

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been awarded a contract that will see it play a key role in helping the construction industry get up to speed with Scottish Government protocols in Building Information Modelling (BIM).

Published 17 February 2016

Councils embrace spend-to-save LED street lighting initiative

Scotland’s councils are to invest a further £56 million in energy saving LED street lighting over the next 12 months which will help reduce their energy consumption by over 50 per cent.

Published 17 February 2016

£2.5m primary school extension begins in West Lothian

A £2.5 million primary school extension project is underway in West Lothian.

Published 12 February 2016

£25m Ayr Academy gets financial go-ahead

A new school has become the first of 12 projects to reach financial close after getting the go ahead by deputy first minister John Swinney.

Published 11 January 2016

Scottish Futures Trust reaches £135m delivery target

The funding programme behind a raft of community infrastructure projects has delivered schemes worth £135 million in its latest financial year.

Published 15 December 2015

‘Topping out’ milestone reached at £39m Forfar Community Campus

The development of a new £39 million Community Campus in Forfar reached an important milestone on Wednesday after contractor Robertson Tayside ‘topped out’ the building.

Published 3 December 2015

Minister kick starts £37m revamp project at listed South Ayrshire school

Work on a £37 million modernisation and redevelopment programme at Marr College in Troon has been official started by minister for learning, science and Scotland’s languages, Dr Alasdair Allan MSP.

Published 6 November 2015

First Minister opens City of Glasgow College’s new £66m Riverside Campus

A new £66 million “world-class campus with the ‘wow’ factor” opened on the banks of the River Clyde yesterday.

Published 27 October 2015