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Midlothian Council to revisit school building programme amid funding gap

Midlothian Council has announced it will revisit its school building and extension programme in a bi ...

Published 21 August 2019

Construction cash-flow warning ahead of reverse charge

Construction firms need to ensure they are ready for a major change to the way VAT is collected and ...

Published 21 August 2019

CCG develops 2020 vision for future of housebuilding

The offsite manufacturing division of the CCG Group has developed a new vision for national housebui ...

Published 21 August 2019

Lack of suitable housing has detrimental impact on mental health of disabled home-seekers, report finds

Disabled home-seekers are experiencing significant emotional distress due to a lack of suitable hous ...

Published 21 August 2019

Estate agent targets Scottish growth with £16m investment and new chairman

Estate agent Yopa is hoping to make inroads into the Scottish market after completing a £16 mi ...

Published 21 August 2019

Building Briefs – August 21st

Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre opens officially The Glasgow Recycling and Renewa ...

Published 21 August 2019

And finally... Chinese fugitive’s skyscraper sold on online auction site

A 44-storey skyscraper in Beijing has been sold for £610 million in an online auction after be ...

Published 21 August 2019

Quality and customer care investment hits profits at Persimmon

Housebuilder Persimmon has reported a dip in profits as a focus on improving its quality of homes an ...

Published 20 August 2019

Breedon appoints new group head of health, safety and environment

Construction materials group Breedon has appointed Nigel Clamp as group head of health, safety and e ...

Published 20 August 2019

Renfrewshire plans to build four new nurseries and extend three more

Plans have been lodged to develop four new early learning and childcare centres and carry out major ...

Published 20 August 2019

Local authority refutes union’s allegations ahead of strike action

Claims made by union representatives regarding planned industrial action at Scottish Borders Council ...

Published 20 August 2019

Housing association appoints new head of property services

Thenue Housing has unveiled who is to be its next head of property services. Eleanor Derbyshire h ...

Published 20 August 2019

Christoph Ackermann: Designing knowledge cauldrons

BDP principal Christoph Ackermann discusses the architectural process for designing buildings for kn ...

Published 20 August 2019

Inverness Victorian Market makes a grand entrance with new funding

Stonework repairs on the most decorative entrance to Inverness Victorian Market have commenced today ...

Published 20 August 2019

CBRE extends national building consultancy engineering team

Property consultant CBRE has announced two appointments to expand and strengthen its Engineering Ser ...

Published 20 August 2019