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RTPI urges governments to make planners central to sustainable post-COVID recovery

Governments across the UK and Ireland must capitalise on the expertise of planners to achieve a sust ...

Published 29 June 2020

800-home development near Bannockburn conditionally approved

Stirling Council has given conditional approval to plans to build around 800 new homes near Bannockb ...

Published 29 June 2020

Council creates energy company to run new Clydebank heating system

An energy company is being established by West Dunbartonshire Council to operate and manage a new un ...

Published 29 June 2020

Jack McDougall

Former director of architectural services for the Strathclyde Regional Council, Jack McDougall, has ...

Published 29 June 2020

Work begins on £4.1m composites research centre in Rosyth

The first major engineering works on a state-of-the-art composite structures research facility will ...

Published 29 June 2020

Flats plan at Aberdeen’s Greyfriars House recommended for approval

Plans to demolish and transform a former office block in Aberdeen into 140 flats could receive the g ...

Published 29 June 2020

Kevin Stewart MSP: What kind of Scotland do we want to see post-lockdown?

In the first in a series of blogs about how planning can respond to new and old challenges, pla ...

Published 29 June 2020

Scottish residential property market set to re-open ‘with a bang’

Estates agents are preparing for growing interest from buyers as Scotland’s housing market reo ...

Published 29 June 2020

CALA Homes site managers recognised for ‘pride in the job’

Five site managers for CALA Homes in the North East of Scotland are celebrating after receiving a ...

Published 29 June 2020

NHBC award win is a piece of cake for footballer Lewis

Inverness man Lewis MacKinnon was attending his daughter 10th birthday party when he discovered ther ...

Published 29 June 2020

Building Briefs – June 29th

Maven advises IPIM in acquiring Centro House in Stirling Hong Kong-based boutique real estate i ...

Published 29 June 2020

And finally... IKEA wins approval to deliver first UK flat-pack homes

A housing developer jointly owned by IKEA has gained planning consent for its first housing developm ...

Published 29 June 2020

Edinburgh Airport validly exercised option to purchase adjacent land, court rules

A property developer that granted an option to purchase land it owned next to Edinburgh Airport in f ...

Published 26 June 2020

Green light for Allander leisure complex

East Dunbartonshire Council has granted planning permission for the new Allander Leisure Centre faci ...

Published 26 June 2020

Plans approved for major new retail park in Barrhead

Plans have been approved for a £15 million investment to transform the former site of the Nest ...

Published 26 June 2020