Sir Robert McAlpine



Free resource to help UK construction sector attract more women into industry

An industry guide has been published to support the construction industry to attract and retain women into the sector.

Published 29 May 2020

Work starts on £350m Haymarket Edinburgh development

M&G Real Estate and its appointed property developer Qmile Group have announced the start of construction work at the £350 million Haymarket Edinburgh mixed-use development.

Published 6 March 2020

St James Centre developer drops legal action against £45m Edinburgh concert hall

Plans to deliver Edinburgh’s first purpose-built music and performance venue for more than 100 years are back on track after the developer of a nearby shopping centre dropped its legal challenge.

Published 31 January 2020

Scotland’s first Career College to take construction training to a new level

Sir Robert McAlpine is to sponsor a pioneering new venture which will offer skills training to 16-18-year olds focusing on new digital methods of construction.

Published 21 January 2020

Sir Robert McAlpine to embark on diversity transformation programme

A partnership between Sir Robert McAlpine, City of Glasgow College and Equate Scotland has been launched to support construction businesses throughout the UK to attract and retain more women in the industry.

Published 3 October 2019

Sir Robert McAlpine to build £45m Edinburgh concert hall

Sir Robert McAlpine has won the contract to build the new £45 million concert hall in Edinburgh.

Published 8 August 2019

Sir Robert McAlpine promotes Alison Cox to executive board

Alison Cox is to join Sir Robert McAlpine’s executive board as executive director engineering and technical services.

Published 19 June 2019

Sir Robert McAlpine returns to profit despite ‘volatile markets’

Building and civil engineering contractor Sir Robert McAlpine said it has overcome “what remains a volatile market” to report a return to profit following heavy losses in 2017.

Published 18 June 2019

Blacklisted workers secure £1.9m legal settlement

A long running case against seven large construction companies who blacklisted workers has been settled with a £1.9 million compensation agreement.

Published 14 May 2019

Commercial director steps down at Sir Robert McAlpine

Sir Robert McAlpine’s group commercial director Martin Pitt has left the firm.

Published 19 March 2019

New chairman unveiled at Sir Robert McAlpine

Edward McAlpine is to take over as chairman at Sir Robert McAlpine as Gavin McAlpine prepares to step down after three years in the post.

Published 5 November 2018

Sir Robert McAlpine to leave energy from waste sector following £23m loss

Sir Robert McAlpine has confirmed it will be pulling out of the energy from waste (EfW) sector after reporting a pre-tax loss of £23 million last year.

Published 5 July 2018

Sir Robert McAlpine set to kick off charity tournament in Glasgow for Maggie’s

As part of its commitment to raise £1 million for Maggie’s cancer centres throughout Scotland over the next ten years, Sir Robert McAlpine is hosting its inaugural charity football event for companies.

Published 8 May 2018

Sir William Mcalpine – an obituary

Sir William McAlpine, who was director of the construction company Sir Robert McAlpine and managed its Scottish operations for 40 years, has died aged 82.

Published 22 March 2018

Sir Robert McAlpine to cut 90 jobs as it combines regional divisions

Sir Robert McAlpine has announced plans to cut 90 jobs across the UK in a restructure which will see its Scottish regional centre combine with the North East.

Published 9 November 2017