Lewis Dunbar: Managing working capital carefully as we exit the pandemic

The recent easing of restrictions across most of the UK has resulted in a controlled resumption of travel, return to work, house moves and socialising in homes as we manoeuvre out of the COVID-19 pandemic. This has come as a relief to everybody, and none more so than those in the construction industry.

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James Donaldson & Sons acquires worktop specialist Stonecare

Timber firm James Donaldson & Sons Ltd (JDS) has further developed its programme of growth with the acquisition of Glasgow-based worktop specialist, Stonecare.

Published 18 June 2021

£54m Highlands school investment plan proposed

An investment plan which includes proposals of up to £54 million capital funding for five Highland schools will go before councillors next week for agreement.

Published 18 June 2021

In Pictures: Robertson returns to Fort William school to undertake extension

Robertson Construction Northern has commenced works at Lochaber’s Gaelic primary school, Bun-Sgoil Ghàidhlig Loch Abar, which will see the delivery of two new classrooms as a result of growing demand. 

Published 18 June 2021

Record land investment to provide strong platform for Bellway

Bellway has highlighted a “record investment in new sites” as it looks to satisfy increased demand for its homes.

Published 18 June 2021

Plan for 275 homes on outskirts of Alva

Allanwater Homes has revealed plans to build a 275-home development on the outskirts of Alva.

Published 18 June 2021

Supporting Scotland’s Green Recovery - Offsite Construction

Scotland Excel’s new build framework offers councils and housing associations the option of ‘offsite‘ construction for their project – an approach that brings efficiencies as well as environmental and quality benefits. 

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Views sought on plan for 55 flats at Edinburgh Marina

A public consultation has opened into proposals for a mixed-use development containing 55 residential flats and ten commercial units on a small plot at Granton Harbour.

Published 18 June 2021

Aldi 'on the lookout’ for 20 new sites

Discount supermarket operator Aldi has unveiled a list of 20 places in Scotland it wants to open more stores if it can find suitable locations.

Published 18 June 2021

Green light for energy efficient homes in Dundee

Dundee City Council has approved plans by Caledonia Housing Association for 40 highly energy efficient homes on the site of a former primary school in the city’s Rosebank Street.

Published 18 June 2021

Taylor Wimpey plans to extend Monifieth development by 50 homes

Taylor Wimpey has lodged a Proposal of Application Notice (PAN) with Angus Council to add 50 more homes to its Victoria Grange development in Monifieth.

Published 18 June 2021

Aberdeen gives green light for new council homes at former primary school

Planning permission has been granted for a 99-home site at a former primary school which is part of a major project delivering 2,000 new-build council houses across Aberdeen.

Published 18 June 2021