Plans to kick-start the regeneration of an historic part of Ayr town centre have taken a major step forward with the appointment of a contractor and design team to develop new office accommodation at the Riverside Block. Morgan Sindall have been appointed as the project’s Tier 1 contractor, while
The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) has secured planning permission in principle for 102 residential dwellings at its Craigie Campus in Ayr. The masterplan by Keppie Design has been highly commended by South Ayrshire Council and Ayrshire Roads Alliance for its interpretation of the latest S
South Ayrshire Council has appointed akp Scotland to complete the major refurbishment and alterations of Kingcase Primary School in Prestwick. The project is programmed to commence mid-April with completion mid-August. The works involve internal alterations to the upper wing, the central circle area
hub South West has handed over a purpose built community leisure centre to South Carrick Community Leisure (SCCL) in Girvan. The Quay Zone, a £5.4 million sports and leisure facility looking out over the much-loved Girvan seafront, was completed ahead of schedule, and is to be operated by SCCL on b
Plans by The Harris Partnership for a Sainsburys supermarket on the site have since been cancelled Manse LLP is to take forward a mixed-use development after the Edinburgh-based developer acquired of 125 acres of land on the south-eastern outskirts of Ayr.
South Ayrshire Council has announced that it will be investing £79 million in housing over the next five years. The significant investment will be used to build new properties, improve and expand play areas and upgrade existing housing stock, with the council carrying out internal improvements to o
Plans to transform a neglected part of Ayr's historic town centre into a thriving new public realm have been approved by South Ayrshire Council. Submitted by Ayr Renaissance in November, the new masterplan, which involves the regeneration of land between the medieval "Auld Brig" and the Victorian "N
Generations of people in and around Tarbolton now have access to first-class facilities as the latest project by construction and infrastructure-focused partnership hub South West Scotland opened its doors. The first classes were held last week at the £3.8 million Tarbolton Community Campus, a flag
A voluntary group dedicated to restoring the disused Broadway Cinema in Prestwick has appointed Page\Park Architects to an investigation into the project. The Friends of the Broadway Prestwick group recently received a £15,000 grant from the Scottish Government’s Activating Ideas fund, and the ap
The new block at Marr College is a seamless blend of old and new Capital projects worth more than £94 million will be completed in the next 18 months as South Ayrshire Council invests in new and improved facilities across education, sport and residential care.
Plans for Glasgow Prestwick Spaceport Space tourism from Scotland could be operational before the end of the decade after Prestwick Airport struck a deal to benefit from expertise from counterparts in Texas.
Proposals to kick-start the regeneration of an historic part of Ayr town centre are now moving forward after plans were approved to develop new office accommodation at the Riverside Block. Ayr Renaissance recently submitted a masterplan for a mixed development between High Street and the River Ayr w
Ambitious targets to build a new generation of affordable homes to help meet existing needs have been agreed by South Ayrshire Council. The Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) paves the way for almost 600 new homes to be built in the next five years.
Plans have been unveiled to transform a neglected part of Ayr's historic town centre into a mixed-use development with a thriving new public realm. The new masterplan for the Ayr Riverside Block has been submitted to South Ayrshire Council by Ayr Renaissance, an organisation formed by the council ta
A new state-of-the-art car showroom is being constructed in Ayr by Glasgow-based manufacturing company CCG (Scotland) Ltd. Located on Heathfield Road, the new Parks of Hamilton facility will showcase Jaguar and Land Rover in a generous space adjacent to the company’s current showroom on the corner