A masterplan drafted by 7N Architects for the creation of sustainable mixed use community on an old high school site in Lerwick has been adopted as Supplementary Planning Guidance by Shetland Islands Council.
Public views are being sought on plans to create a sustainable mixed use community on an old high school site in Lerwick. The draft Knab Masterplan outlines how the site could accommodate up to 140 homes of a variety of types and tenure through a combination of new build and reuse of existing listed
Energy regulator Ofgem has today approved a subsea electricity cable linking Shetland to the mainland but said it is minded to turn down a similar application for the Western Isles. Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) proposes to build a 600MW subsea electricity transmission link from
Located on the west coast of mainland Shetland, Scalloway Fishmarket is due to begin works next week on the construction of a new market facility. Over recent years, the harbour has seen an increase in the volume of fish landed and the new facility will increase economic benefits from the island&rsq
The new Anderson High School and Halls of Residence in Lerwick was officially opened by John Swinney, Deputy First Minister and cabinet secretary for education and skills at a ceremony this week. The £55 million school was delivered by Morrison Construction and designers Ryder Architecture, alongsi
Scotland’s supply chain could be set to win more large scale decommissioning projects, after Dales Voe in Shetland has been identified as the optimal location for an ultra-deep water port. The Lerwick location was selected following a UK-wide feasibility study, conducted by Ernst and Young, has as
Morrison Construction has lost a High Court case against one of its subcontractors regarding changes made during the development of a gas processing plant in Shetland. Steel firm BHC Ltd successfully argued that change orders issued by Morrison should be re-measured and re-valued based on “final c
The new £55.75 million Anderson High School and Halls of Residence has been handed over to Shetland Islands Council by hub North Scotland. The state-of-the-art facilty set by the Loch of Clickimin in Lerwick has been delivered by Morrison Construction.
Edinburgh-based 7N Architects has been selected to draw up designs for the redevelopment of Anderson High School in Lerwick for Shetland Islands Council. The project will develop a vision and redevelopment strategy for the site to create a vibrant, thriving and sustainable mixed use community within
(from left) Morrison Construction’s project director Mark Clarke, chair of the education and families committee Vaila Wishart, SIC chief executive Mark Boden and hub North Scotland chief executive Angus Macfarlane The construction of the new Anderson High School and its Halls of Residence has reac
Energy giant Total has started production on two new West of Shetland gas fields after work completed on the largest building project in the UK since the London Olympics. The huge new gas plant which will service the vast West of Shetland region contains almost one fifth of the UK’s remaining oil
Hjaltland Housing Association is seeking proposals for a “masterplan” to transform a hillside in the north of Lerwick into a development featuring hundreds of new homes. Earlier this year the association bought the North Staney Hill site from Shetland Charitable Trust’s property company Shetla