South Lanarkshire

Dougall Baillie to help serve up Rutherglen tennis centre revamp

Independent engineering consulting specialist Dougall Baillie Associates (DBA) has been called on to facilitate “massively ambitious" revamp plans at Rutherglen Lawn Tennis Club (RLTC) which have been backed by celebrity tennis coach Judy Murray.

Published 12 January 2021

Planned South Lanarkshire wind farm could 'power a city'

Plans for an ambitious £300 million onshore wind farm have been unveiled by Banks Renewables in a scoping report submitted to South Lanarkshire Council. 

Published 7 December 2020

South Lanarkshire Council housing programme 'on track' as new investment plan agreed

South Lanarkshire Council has revealed it remains on target to deliver 1,000 additional council homes.

Published 7 December 2020

Taylor Wimpey secures deal to deliver affordable homes in East Kilbride

Taylor Wimpey West Scotland has reached an agreement with South Lanarkshire Council to deliver 67 affordable homes for social rent, which will form part of the wider masterplan vision and framework for the new community that is now emerging at Benthall Farm in East Kilbride.

Published 3 December 2020

Cruden to start work on new South Lanarkshire Council homes and care hub

Work is to begin on a major development to deliver South Lanarkshire’s new health and social care hub and 45 new council homes.

Published 25 November 2020

Network Rail fined £10k after train ran across storm-damaged viaduct

Scotland’s Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service has prosecuted Network Rail for allowing trains to travel at more than 100mph over a badly storm-damaged viaduct in South Lanarkshire following an investigation by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR).

Published 24 November 2020

Crossbasket Castle owners announce plans for £15m expansion

The owners of a once-derelict South Lanarkshire castle which was transformed into a five-star hotel and events destination have announced a large-scale expansion project. 

Published 18 November 2020

John Kennedy named winner of Hamilton Mausoleum competition

The Glasgow Institute of Architects (GIA) and Hamilton Mausoleum Trust have named John Kennedy as the winner of the Hamilton Mausoleum & Keeper’s Lodge Design Ideas Competition.

Published 12 November 2020

Maxi wins deal to deliver community hub in Abington

Maxi Construction has been awarded a contract from South Lanarkshire Council for redevelopment works to the former Abington Primary School to create a new community and business centre.

Published 9 November 2020

More than 100 new affordable homes completed in East Kilbride

Developer Swan Group and construction firm The JR Group have worked in partnership to complete a new social housing development of 105 homes at Law Place in East Kilbride – one of the largest projects of its kind in the area.

Published 12 October 2020

Cruden breaks ground on new council housing in Cambuslang

The ground has been broken on South Lanarkshire Council’s latest new-build housing site in Cambuslang.

Published 22 September 2020

Bancon gets green light for first central belt development

Bancon Homes is to expand its operations into the central belt for the first time with a development of four and five-bedroom homes in Strathaven.

Published 31 August 2020

Avant Homes purchases land for 252 homes in Jackton

Avant Homes is set to bring 252 homes to a prime location on the outskirts of East Kilbride after successfully purchasing land in the Jackton suburb.

Published 26 August 2020

Former hotel to be South Lanarkshire’s first car-free development

A residential development that will be offered for affordable rent by Clyde Valley Housing Association has been given the ‘green’ light in more ways than one.

Published 26 August 2020

hub South West agrees £7.4m social housing contract with Cruden in Cambuslang

hub South West has signed a £7.4 million social housing contract with Cruden Group to undertake the construction of 48 homes in the Auldkirk Road area of Cambuslang.

Published 21 July 2020