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Holiday accommodation plan to restore Rosslyn Castle ruins

The ruins of Rosslyn Castle in Midlothian are set to undergo a major programme or repair and renovation.

Published 21 September 2021

Akela Group makes expansion into England

Ground engineering and construction company Akela Group has today outlined its milestone expansion into the English market with a move into new premises in Leeds.

Published 21 September 2021

West of Scotland Housing Association marks £65m regeneration investment in East Glasgow

West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) has completed its latest social housing development in Barrowfield which finalises the physical regeneration of the area where there has been an investment of £65 million to create 540 new affordable homes since 1996.

Published 21 September 2021

North Lanarkshire Council announces plan to deliver more affordable homes

Additional projects for more new, affordable homes across North Lanarkshire have been approved and included in the council's next Strategic Housing Investment Plan, which is being submitted to the Scottish Government.

Published 21 September 2021

Colliers: Return to office provides investment boost as appetite continues unabated

As the return to the office gets underway in earnest, investment into the Scottish commercial property market is seeing a resulting uplift, with Colliers noting that several deals have seen a ‘bidding war’ take place.

Published 21 September 2021

MSP backs mental health campaign for construction workers

West Scotland MSP Jamie Greene is backing a new campaign aimed at supporting mental health among workers in the construction industry.

Published 21 September 2021

Building Briefs - September 21st

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors has been instructed to market a prime site for industrial and distribution to the market for sale.

Published 21 September 2021

And finally... Hall of shame

A violin-shaped church and an Inner Mongolia hotel in the form of a monstrous babushka doll are among the contenders for a competition to celebrate China's unsightly architecture.

Published 21 September 2021

Hearings commence into hospitals construction inquiry

The independent inquiry investigating the construction of the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Campus (QEUH) in Glasgow and the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People and Department of Clinical Neurosciences (RHCYP/DCN) in Edinburgh has today began hearing from affected patients and families.

Published 20 September 2021

Galliford Try 'outperforms expectations' with £11.4m profit boost

Galliford Try has followed up last year’s pre-exceptional loss of £59.7 million with a pre-tax profit of £11.4m for the financial year ended June 30 2021.

Published 20 September 2021

Kier records pre-tax profits of £5.6m

Kier has announced a return to the black after several years of heavy losses with its continued turnaround strategy.

Published 20 September 2021

Worker taken to hospital following Aberdeen Harbour accident

An investigation has been launched after a worker was injured on the expansion of Aberdeen Harbour.

Published 20 September 2021

Albyn Architects expands with office move and new hires

Aberdeen-based architectural practice Albyn Architects is celebrating one of its busiest periods to date by moving to larger premises and taking on two additional members of staff in response to an increase in business across all its services.

Published 20 September 2021

Motherwell station redevelopment moves to third phase

The £14.5 million redevelopment of Motherwell station entered its third phase last week with a focus on the extension of the forecourt and internal concourse area at the station.

Published 20 September 2021

CSIC launches new £450,000 programme to boost green skills drive

The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has announced the launch of its new £450,000 Low Carbon Learning programme, the UK’s first ever training course designed to equip construction workers with the skills to retrofit buildings for a low carbon future.

Published 20 September 2021