Double promotion at Oberlanders Architects

Oberlanders Architects has promoted Holly Small to the role of practice manager and Mark Rego to the role of BIM manager/laboratory planning specialist.

Published 31 March 2020

Bancon Homes earmarks land near Dobbies for latest phase at Maidencraig South

Bancon Homes has lodged plans to deliver more than 200 new homes at Maidencraig South in the west of Aberdeen.

Published 31 March 2020

Private landlords urged to postpone safety certification requirements

The Scottish Government has issued updated guidance on gas, fire and electrical safety checks which states that private landlords and letting agents should postpone routine certification requirements during the current coronavirus pandemic.

Published 31 March 2020

Block of flats planned for Edinburgh’s Morningside

Plans have been submitted to build a five-storey residential development on the site of a commercial unit just off Morningside Road in Edinburgh.

Published 31 March 2020

University plans to demolish historic Dundee tenement buildings

Unlisted tenement buildings deemed too expensive to maintain could soon be demolished to make way for temporary soft landscaping under plans submitted by the University of Dundee.

Published 31 March 2020

Moves made to lessen impact of coronavirus on Scottish housing market

Efforts are under way to help prevent further disruption to the buying and selling of homes across Scotland after Registers of Scotland (RoS) temporarily closed the application record and the UK Government advised home buyers and renters to delay moving unless the new property is empty.

Published 30 March 2020

Contractors urged to review contracts

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has advised contractors to review their contracts so supply chains can work together to manage inevitable delays to projects during the coronavirus crisis.

Published 30 March 2020

Public bodies given new guidance to support suppliers during coronavirus outbreak

New guidance has been published for public sector organisations in Scotland to support suppliers during the coronavirus outbreak.

Published 30 March 2020

Housing association tenant’s damages claim over property’s poor sound insulation dismissed

A housing association tenant who sued his landlord over its alleged failure to properly sound-proof his property has had his action dismissed.

Published 30 March 2020

Construction industry urged to share personal protective equipment with healthcare providers

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is urging the construction industry to donate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) to their local healthcare communities amid international shortages for healthcare professionals in the fight against coronavirus.

Published 30 March 2020