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Thomas & Adamson puts wellbeing at forefront of new Scottish operations

Scottish construction and property consultancy Thomas & Adamson has used the coronavirus crisis as an opportunity to overhaul its business practices and improve the working environment for staff.

Published 10 June 2021

Arc-Tech delivering building services works at Perth City Hall

A £2.8 million building services package is being deployed to transform the building into one of the UK’s leading heritage and arts attractions with the creation of a new museum and space for touring exhibitions.

Published 10 June 2021

New powers will allow Architects Registration Board to monitor CPD progress

The Architects Registration Board (ARB) is to gain new powers to monitor the way architects manage their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and have a role in a new recognition system to acknowledge architecture qualifications from around the world.

Published 10 June 2021

Livingston land sale concluded to pave way for 136 new homes

The regeneration of the Deans South estate in Livingston has taken another step forward with the conclusion of the sale of public-owned land to Springfield Properties.

Published 10 June 2021

West Lothian to invest £1.3m in bridge network

West Lothian's bridge network will see over £1.3 million of investment this year (2021/22) to improve key areas of infrastructure.

Published 10 June 2021

DM Hall appoints new residential director and chartered surveyor to Dumfries office

Property professionals Michael P Churm and Joseph Wemyss have joined the Dumfries office of independent chartered surveyor DM Hall.

Published 10 June 2021

Edinburgh highlights progress of construction projects despite Covid pressures

The City of Edinburgh Council continues to make good progress on a number of its infrastructure projects despite the significant impact of dealing with the global pandemic on the hundreds of services it provides for the city, a new performance and benchmarking report has revealed.

Published 10 June 2021

Highland Council launches dedicated online resource to track construction projects

A new page has been created on the Highland Council's website to keep the public updated on the progress of works for the re-profiled capital programme’s education, housing, and property projects across the region.

Published 10 June 2021

Sweco brings in new chief sustainability officer

Andreas Gyllenhammar has been appointed the new chief sustainability officer at Sweco.

Published 10 June 2021

Housing association announces significant new projects in Orkney

Orkney Housing Association has taken further steps to build strongly out of the COVID pandemic, support the local construction industry and deliver a significant number of highly energy efficient new affordable houses in Orkney.

Published 10 June 2021

Association for Project Management appoints Professor Adam Boddison as new chief executive

Professor Adam Boddison is to join the Association for Project Management (APM), the chartered body for the project profession, as its new chief executive.

Published 10 June 2021

Georgian renovation crowned Scotland’s Home of the Year 2021

A Georgian renovation in rural Killearn has been crowned the winner of 2021’s Scotland’s Home of the Year in the finale of the BBC Scotland series

Published 10 June 2021

Building Briefs - June 10th

Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) tenants Andy and Mary McDowall are celebrating after becoming the first people to move into a new housing development in Sanquhar. Built on the site of an old school, the development is made up of 12 homes mad

Published 10 June 2021

And finally... Dispute over fake window requirement for new jail

The thorny issue of how many fake windows a new jail should have appears to have been settled.

Published 10 June 2021

Scottish construction sector to grow 4.1% with 26,250 extra jobs needed to meet demand

An additional 26,250 jobs are required by 2025 within Scotland's construction sector to meet demand as the industry bounces back from the pandemic, according to a new study.

Published 9 June 2021