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Government reveals use of external cladding systems in Scotland

The Scottish Government has released a report on the use of external high pressure laminate (HPL) cladding system across a number of sectors in Scotland.

Published 20 September 2021

New property management director joins Graham + Sibbald in Glasgow

Graham + Sibbald has appointed Scott Morrison as a director within its property management department based in Glasgow.

Published 20 September 2021

Funding agreed for Alloa homes but material supply hits completion

Clackmannanshire Council has agreed to bridge a funding gap for the development of new dementia-friendly housing in Alloa but the project has been delayed due to a lack of materials.

Published 20 September 2021

Muir Construction hands over Livingston nursing home

Randolph Hill Nursing Homes Group has received the keys to its 60-bed nursing home in Kirk Lane, Livingston delivered by Muir Construction.

Published 20 September 2021

Engineering alliance issues urgent climate warning to world leaders

Two Scottish trade associations have issued a stark message to world leaders gathering in Glasgow for COP26 in six weeks time, urging them to tackle the climate crisis now “before it is too late”. 

Published 20 September 2021

Building Briefs - September 20th

Children in East Renfrewshire have been having after-school fun in the sun after family housebuilder Mactaggart & Mickel came to the rescue. The youngsters have been enjoying after-school outdoor activities as part of the Clarkston After

Published 20 September 2021

And finally... Bunkered

A flat with its very own World War Two bunker has gone on the market in Islington. 

Published 20 September 2021

JR Group debuts its first homes for the private market

JR Homes – the private housing division of renowned building and construction specialist, The JR Group ­– has made its official market debut, as it released the first homes for sale at its development in Blackburn, West Lothian.

Published 17 September 2021

Homes for Scotland warns of 'perfect storm' which threatens housing delivery ambitions

Industry body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has called on the Scottish Government to focus on clarity, collaboration and consumers in order to avoid a “perfect storm” of circumstances threatening present and future housing delivery ambitions.

Published 17 September 2021

Winners announced in 14th annual Scottish Home Awards

The winners in Scotland’s national competition which recognises excellence in the Scottish new build housing sector have been announced following the return of a live celebration dinner held in Glasgow last night.

Published 17 September 2021

Council to invest £2m in Scottish Marine Technology Park

West Dunbartonshire Council is set to make a £2million investment in the proposed Scottish Marine Technology Park at the former Carless site in Dalmuir.

Published 17 September 2021

Dalkeith drive-through development nears completion as Starbucks and Greggs take possession

The development division of London & Scottish Property Investment Management (LSIPM) has completed the final phase of its drive-through retail development at Dalkeith.

Published 17 September 2021

Scottish Government appoints Dr Fiona Simpson as chief planner

The Scottish Government has appointed Dr Fiona Simpson as its new chief planner.

Published 17 September 2021

Knight Frank Scotland appoints William Rankine as an associate

Global real estate adviser Knight Frank has boosted its Scottish valuations offering with the appointment of William Rankine.

Published 17 September 2021

Fife companies invited to hire modern apprentices in traditional skills with financial backing

An opportunity has arisen for construction companies in Fife to hire two modern apprentices in traditional skills with significant financial support.

Published 17 September 2021