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JR Group unveils brand new website

Building and construction firm The JR Group has unveiled a new 'look and feel' website which it said reflects the company’s continued growth and vision for the future.

Published 22 September 2021

Perth & Kinross Council issues planning for nature guidance

Perth & Kinross Council has released a new guidance document to help those proposing new houses or larger developments to ensure wildlife and habitats are protected and enhanced.

Published 22 September 2021

Building Briefs - September 22nd

East Lothian-based Carberry Cabins, a specialist joinery business, has received a pandemic lockdown lift with diversification into staycation cabins which have attracted strong interest from estate owners, farmers and caravan park operators. Carberry Cabins has been spun out of long-established RF Slight, whose owner Ferrier Slight has family links wor

Published 22 September 2021

Opportunity for energy efficiency businesses to join major Scottish framework

Businesses in the energy efficiency sector have the opportunity to bid for a place on a national procurement framework used by councils and housing associations.

Published 22 September 2021

Derek Gemmell: Residential property developers advised to take note of increased government attention

Anderson Anderson & Brown's Derek Gemmell examines the proposed new Residential Property Developer Tax (RPDT) on profits made by large residential property developers.

Published 22 September 2021

And finally... Oh Cecilia

A council meeting took a nasty turn when a local resident threw a chair and roared "I hope al-Qaeda bombs the f***ing ugly thing" in objection to a new housing scheme in her neighbourhood.

Published 22 September 2021

Knight Property Group gets green light for £50m North Lanarkshire logistics park

Knight Property Group has secured full planning consent from North Lanarkshire Council to develop a brand new £50 million logistics park at Bellshill Industrial Estate, on the site of the former Devro manufacturing facility.

Published 21 September 2021

Council to buy and redevelop Dumbarton shopping centre

West Dunbartonshire Council is to begin looking at potential development opportunities for the Artizan Shopping Centre in Dumbarton after agreeing to purchase the site.

Published 21 September 2021

Appeal lodged after Lyceum Cinema revamp rejected

A developer has appealed the decision by Glasgow City Council to reject plans to transform the city's landmark Lyceum Cinema into a cinema, concert hall and restaurant.

Published 21 September 2021

Architects' Showcase: Landscaping at St Andrews Links Trust headquarters by HarrisonStevens

Landscape architects HarrisonStevens has recently completed a project to sensitively integrate the new headquarters building of the St Andrews Links Trust with its established landscape surroundings.

Published 21 September 2021

Administrators appointed at Edinburgh renewables firm

Blair Nimmo and Alistair McAlinden of Interpath Advisory have been appointed joint administrators of Edinburgh-based Future Renewables Eco PLC with effect from September 17.

Published 21 September 2021

Decision to reject 350-home plan for Balerno appealed

The developer behind a proposed residential-led development in Balerno has appealed to the Scottish Government after the application was refused by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 21 September 2021

Ørsted reveals multi-billion pound Scottish investment plans

Offshore wind development firm Ørsted has revealed its intention to invest up to £12 billion directly with Scottish companies on developing and constructing offshore wind farms in the country over the next ten years, with billions more to be spent with Scottish supply chain businesses once these wind farms become operational.

Published 21 September 2021

Robertson Partnership Homes to design and build council homes at Murrayburn Gate

Robertson Partnership Homes (RPH) has been appointed by the City of Edinburgh Council to deliver 53 new homes at Murrayburn Gate, Wester Hailes, through the council’s House Builder Framework.

Published 21 September 2021

Parking reduced at Glasgow housing development to make way for amenity space

A condition to reduce the number of car parking spaces at a housing development on the former Ruchill Hospital site in Glasgow has been agreed by councillors in favour of usable amenity space including a children’s play area, green space and a place for food growing.

Published 21 September 2021