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Mears to take on 20 apprentices in North Lanarkshire

Mears has announced plans to take on 20 new apprentices in partnership with North Lanarkshire Council.

Published 4 March 2021

Taylor Wimpey shows support for Scottish Apprenticeship Week with new video

Taylor Wimpey has released a video from some of its employees in Scotland to highlight the life-changing opportunities that apprenticeships offer young people, and the wider benefits they provide for the housebuilding industry and the country as a whole.

Published 4 March 2021

Young apprentice eyes up job at the top with Stewart Milne Group

At just 17 years old, Ryan MacIsaac already has big plans for his career. The apprentice plumber has his sights on a top job at Stewart Milne Group as he marks Scottish Apprenticeship Week (1st – 5th March, 2021).

Published 4 March 2021

SNIPEF-backed apprenticeship equips plumber to build successful business

Anyone looking for a satisfying career, whether a school-leaver or someone contemplating a career change, should consider the benefits of undertaking a plumbing apprenticeship, according to SNIPEF chief executive, Fiona Hodgson.

Published 4 March 2021

Building Briefs - March 4th

A bridge over the Dighty Burn in Dundee looks set to have a second phase of restoration works costing almost £700,000.

Published 4 March 2021

And finally… on the lam

A mysterious artwork painted on the brickwork of the former Reading Prison is speculated to be a Banksy piece depicting its most famous inmate, Oscar Wilde.

Published 4 March 2021

Persimmon to strengthen build quality and inspection regime

Persimmon has committed to doubling the size of its construction quality control team as the housebuilder continues to address its quality failings over the past two years.

Published 3 March 2021

Developer seeks to alter masterplan for site near Dunfermline super campus

Planning permission in principle is being sought for a mixed-use development that could deliver up to 450 homes next to Dunfermline’s new £180 million super campus.

Published 3 March 2021

Malcolm Allan Housebuilders joins Grandhome development project

Grandhome Trust has unveiled Malcolm Allan Housebuilders as a new homebuilding partner at its community in Aberdeen’s Bridge of Don.

Published 3 March 2021

New Premier Inn completed in Hamilton

Ogilvie Construction has achieved practical completion on the new Premier Inn hotel in Hamilton.

Published 3 March 2021

Savills makes 12 promotions across Scottish offices

International real estate advisor Savills has announced 12 promotions in Scotland across its Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth and Dumfries offices.

Published 3 March 2021

New residential plot released at Blindwells

The team behind the 390-acre Blindwells development in East Lothian has unveiled its latest residential development opportunity.

Published 3 March 2021

University of Strathclyde's Wolfson Centre refurb completed

Kier Construction has completed the £15.5million redevelopment of the Wolfson Centre – believed to be the first dedicated biomedical engineering building in the world - for the University of Strathclyde.

Published 3 March 2021

Block of flats planned to replace vacant Partick warehouse

Plans have been drawn up for a new block of 35 flats on the site of a vacant warehouse in Partick.

Published 3 March 2021

PfP Capital completes first two development sites in Scotland

The fund management business established by Places for People has completed the construction of the first two development sites in Scotland and acquired a further site in January.

Published 3 March 2021