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Kier appointed to £4m restoration of historic Granton Station

The Edwardian B-listed former Granton Station, set in the heart of Edinburgh’s planned new sustainable Granton Waterfront district, is to be restored by Kier Construction at a cost of up to £4.75m.

Published 4 March 2021

CCG launches new multi-utilities business

Glasgow-based construction and manufacturing group CCG has launched a new multi-utilities company.

Published 4 March 2021

James MacKay steps up to North Scotland MD at Persimmon

Persimmon has promoted James MacKay to managing director after six months working as director-in-charge in North Scotland.

Published 4 March 2021

Robertson starts work on £22.4m Edinburgh robotics facility

Robertson has commenced construction work at Heriot-Watt University’s Edinburgh Campus to deliver a £22.4 million National Robotarium.

Published 4 March 2021

Profitability returns at Galliford Try

Galliford Try's return to profit has been confirmed in its newly published half-year results for the period ending 31 December 2020, despite a drop in revenue.

Published 4 March 2021

Budget: Implications for Scotland’s construction sector

The UK Government’s Budget presented a mixed picture for the Scottish construction sector yesterday with extensions to coronavirus recovery support and new guarantees on 95% mortgages, though the tax cut for house buyers in Scotland will end as planned on April 1, despite an extension in Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s announcement.

Published 4 March 2021

Work starts on new £7m school in Livingston

Construction has started on £7 million state-of-the-art replacement for Cedarbank School in Livingston.

Published 4 March 2021

Commercial contracts lead return to growth for construction buyers

Purchasing managers indicated a return to growth in February for the UK construction sector after lockdown had caused it to contract in January for the first time since last May.

Published 4 March 2021

Number of furloughed construction workers on the rise

There has been a significant rise in the number of workers furloughed in the construction sector this year, with 244,100 people on furlough at the end of January.

Published 4 March 2021

Robertson starts work on new homes for Maryhill Housing Association

Robertson Partnership Homes has started work at Rothes Drive in Glasgow to deliver 22 new homes for Maryhill Housing Association.

Published 4 March 2021

CALA lays foundations for homes at new South Lanarkshire development

CALA Homes (West) has started work on a new development on the outskirts of East Kilbride.

Published 4 March 2021

Moray Council approves infrastructure investment as part of 'budget for recovery'

Moray Council has agreed a multi-million-pound investment plan for the upcoming year in a budget worth over £215 million.

Published 4 March 2021

New GHA homes take shape on two southside sites in Glasgow

GHA, part of Wheatley Group, is transforming two derelict sites in the southside of Glasgow - bringing 48 new affordable homes to the city.

Published 4 March 2021

Five-year climate change plan for Aberdeen City Council approved

A five-year plan which sets a net-zero target for Aberdeen City Council assets and operations has been approved.

Published 4 March 2021

'Zero carbon' social homes among first priorities of £1m Renfrewshire climate change fund

A new standard for 'zero carbon' social housing, a quarter of a million-pound investment in electric vehicles and the restoration of peatlands are to be among the first projects launched as part of Renfrewshire Council's £1 million investment to tackle climate change.

Published 4 March 2021