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Cruden begins work on 131 affordable homes in Paisley

A £19 million affordable housing project set to transform an area of Paisley is under way.

Published 16 September 2020

Paul Steen: Bold steps required to develop citywide district heat networks in Scotland

Paul Steen on why we need consistent local and national policies to develop citywide district heat networks if we are to reach net-zero emissions targets.

Published 16 September 2020

Peterhead's community campus plan approved by councillors

Plans for a new £71 million community campus in Peterhead made progress yesterday.

Published 16 September 2020

New affordable homes delivered for Leith during lockdown

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) is marking Scottish Housing Day by celebrating the opening of 51 homes at Shrubhill following staggered sign-ups to allow for socially distanced moves during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 16 September 2020

CICV Forum reiterates free time safety warning to construction workers amid pandemic spike

As Scotland continues to battle a surge in the global pandemic, the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has repeated its urgent call for industry workers to be COVID-19 smart in their social lives.

Published 16 September 2020

Scottish welfare agency signs 20-year lease at Dundee Waterfront building

Social Security Scotland has taken a 20-year lease to become the first tenants at Dundee’s Waterfront regeneration project.

Published 16 September 2020

Scottish Government to invest additional £16m to tackle fuel poverty

Fuel-poor households are to benefit from a further £16 million investment to improve energy efficiency in their homes.

Published 16 September 2020

New approach to housing design could meet people’s needs throughout their lives, new research finds

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has released new research that examines taking a different approach to designing homes and communities.

Published 16 September 2020

Building Briefs - September 16th

A £450,000 project to install over 1,300 solar panels has been completed at Scottish Water’s water treatment works that serves customers in Inverness, Nairn and surrounding areas. The scheme is the third-largest delivered to date by Scottish Water Horizons, the

Published 16 September 2020

And finally... Network Rail to design concept composite footbridge

The National Composites Centre (NCC) has partnered with Network Rail to investigate, design and build a composite footbridge.

Published 16 September 2020

Watchdog unveils competition concerns regarding Interserve sale to Mitie

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has launched an investigation into Mitie's proposed £271 million acquisition of the facilities management (FM) arm of Interserve.

Published 15 September 2020

R&A unveils £10m golfing experience venue at Lethamhill

The R&A is planning to take over a golf course currently owned by Glasgow City Council and invest £10 million to deliver a golfing experience and visitor attraction.

Published 15 September 2020

Video: Work begins to return trains to east of Fife

The first phase of a project to build two new modern accessible stations and a new railway track to enable the return of passenger trains in the east of Fife is set to begin in earnest.

Published 15 September 2020

McGill awarded £2.3m contract with Govanhill Housing Association

All-trades contractor McGill has secured another large contract with long-standing client Govanhill Housing Association.

Published 15 September 2020

CCG starts work on affordable energy efficient homes in North East Edinburgh

Work is under way to build new affordable homes at council-led developments in Bingham and Parkview in North East Edinburgh.

Published 15 September 2020