Scottish Futures Trust

Ministers call in Highlands school plan and pass another

The Highland Council is to proceed with its proposal to establish a £45 million school campus in Tain after the Scottish Government decided not to call in the development.

Published 6 May 2015

Turf cut on £150m Royal Hospital for Sick Children

Two young patients marked the start of construction at the new Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Clinical Neurosciences in Edinburgh earlier this week.

Published 27 March 2015

Work begins on £36m Garnock Education Campus

Work has begun on the creation of a £36 million education campus in the Garnock Valley in Ayrshire.

Published 26 March 2015

Arbroath primary schools face delay over ‘contractual issue’

The construction of the new Timmergreens and Warddykes primary schools in Arbroath has been delayed by around six weeks because of a contractual issue with a contractor.

Published 26 February 2015

Morgan Sindall marks start of Eastwood Health and Care Centre

Stuart Parker, business development director at Morgan Sindall Professional Services (MSPS), the multidisciplinary design consultancy, joined Shona Robison, cabinet secretary for health and wellbeing, this week for the official ‘sod cutting’ to mark the construction of the new state-of-the-art Eastwood Health and Care Centre (HCC) in East Renfrewshire.

Published 26 February 2015

New street lighting toolkit gives Scotland’s councils power to save millions

An easy-to-use toolkit has been launched to give Scotland’s local authorities real-time information on how many millions they would save by phasing in energy efficient LED street lights.

Published 17 February 2015

Contracts agreed and works to start on major Edinburgh hospital

Construction of a major new healthcare facility in Edinburgh is set to start after the financial contracts were agreed.

Published 16 February 2015

Schools and health centres to be put on hold as new European rules cause contractual issues

A number of projects to construct new health centres and schools with money from the private sector are to be put on hold amid contractual problems.

Published 12 February 2015

New site agreed for Edinburgh primary school

Edinburgh’s new £11 million St John’s RC Primary School will be built on part of the existing Portobello High School site, councillors have agreed.

Published 12 December 2014

Site selected for new East Renfrewshire high school campus

Work on the new Barrhead High School in East Renfrewshire is to start next year after a new site was chosen for the replacement secondary.

Published 5 December 2014

New Dundee school campus proposal

A potential new school campus for the north east of Dundee will be discussed at a meeting of the council’s education committee next week.

Published 17 November 2014

Galashiels and Kelso primary school replacement work to be accelerated

Two new schools will be built by April 2017 after Scottish Borders Council agreed to put significant funds towards replacing Broomlands Primary in Kelso and Langlee Primary in Galashiels.

Published 27 October 2014