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Breedon continues 'encouraging' post-lockdown trading performance

Construction materials company Breedon Group today reported that its improving trend in trading performance for June and July has continued into August.

Published 17 September 2020

Slaemuir ‘stub blocks’ replaced with new modern properties

River Clyde Homes (RCH) has successfully handed over 24 new homes to customers during lockdown after work by Cruden Building.

Published 17 September 2020

Full steam ahead for new homes in Raploch

The construction of Forth Housing Association’s latest homes in Raploch is accelerating following the phased restart to work on construction sites in June.

Published 17 September 2020

Julie Moulsdale: Communicating well to boost recovery

Perceptive Communicators' Julie Moulsdale introduces an upcoming communications webinar which aims to help construction companies cope with the COVID challenge story.

Published 17 September 2020

Circular economy 'essential to COVID recovery’, construction industry told

As cities across the world are working towards a new normality post-COVID lockdown, a virtual event will look at the ways in which the circular economy plays an essential role to Glasgow’s recovery, with learnings from other international cities.

Published 17 September 2020

Ayrshire Growth Deal to be signed 'in coming weeks'

Official documents for the transformational £251.5 million Ayrshire Growth Deal will be "signed in the coming weeks", the Ayrshire Regional Partnership has confirmed.

Published 17 September 2020

Planning permission granted for 112 homes in Forres

Planners have approved the building of 84 private and 28 affordable homes at the 7.6-hectare Knockomie site in Forres.

Published 17 September 2020

Housing association completes new homes in Barcaldine

People and families are benefiting from high-quality affordable homes at West Highland Housing Association’s Barcaldine development which was completed last month.

Published 17 September 2020

More sites added to North Lanarkshire Council's housebuilding programme

Councillors have approved the addition of further sites for new council homes as North Lanarkshire Council continues to roll out its new build housing plans.

Published 17 September 2020

£789,000 investment approved for council housing in Nairnshire

Members of the Highland Council’s Nairnshire area committee have agreed a proposed £789,000 investment in council housing for 2021-22.

Published 17 September 2020

£15,000 funding boost for Millport Town Hall revamp

Plans to regenerate Millport Town Hall into a purpose-built community hub are gathering pace thanks to another funding boost.

Published 17 September 2020

Building Briefs - September 17th

St. Modan’s High School will receive top marks for using low cost, low carbon energy after enrolling in Stirling’s pioneering district heating network.

Published 17 September 2020

And finally... Competition to reimagine the post-pandemic workplace

The British Council for Offices (BCO) has today launched a competition for its ‘NextGen’ members, who will be asked to design an office fit for 2025. Entrants will be asked to consider key global issues, from the pandemic, tackling the impending climate crisis, to ongoing issues around equality and inclusivity.

Published 17 September 2020

Galliford Try forecasting return to profit after second successive loss-making year

Galliford Try chief executive Bill Hocking said he expects the business to return to profit this year after it posted annual financial results showing losses for the second year running.

Published 16 September 2020

Practical completion reached on Stobhill mental health wards

hub West Scotland and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) have welcomed a significant milestone for the delivery of acute mental health wards in Stobhill after practical completion was achieved on the facilities.

Published 16 September 2020