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Take off for Sutherland satellite launch site plans

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has been given the green light to build a vertical launch spa ...

Published 26 June 2020

ICE Scotland: Maintenance of infrastructure key to kick-starting economy

The repair and maintenance of existing infrastructure is Scotland’s best opportunity for quick ...

Published 26 June 2020

Outline Business Case agreed for revised Bowling industrial development

Refreshed plans for the transformation of the former Exxon site in Bowling have been given the go-ah ...

Published 26 June 2020

RICS issues COVID-19 guidance to prepare for Scottish residential property inspections

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has issued new guidance for professionals operat ...

Published 26 June 2020

Health secretary unveils start date of public inquiry into hospital sites

The public inquiry into problems with key building systems at two hospitals will begin in August, ...

Published 26 June 2020

Hillcrest plans 20 new homes on ‘tricky’ Arbroath site

A derelict site in Arbroath could be set for 20 new homes under plans submitted on behalf of Hillcre ...

Published 26 June 2020

Galashiels estate redevelopment proposals lodged

Waverley Housing Association has submitted plans to renew the ageing Upper Langlee estate in Galashi ...

Published 26 June 2020

Committee on Climate Change puts domestic retrofit at forefront of COVID-19 recovery plan

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has urged ministers to seize the opportunity to turn the COVID ...

Published 26 June 2020

New design guidance published to support physical distancing implementation

Sustrans Scotland has published new design guidance, aimed at supporting organisations implementing ...

Published 26 June 2020

Barratt tops NHBC site manager quality awards

Thirteen site managers for Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes have won a top national award for qu ...

Published 26 June 2020

Scotland backs six new apprentice routes

Apprentices in Scotland have six new routes to specialist qualifications thanks to the work of the b ...

Published 26 June 2020

DM Hall video outlines five steps to a safe home survey

As the COVID-19 restrictions on Scotland’s housing market begin to ease, independent chartered ...

Published 26 June 2020

Building Briefs – June 26th

Work to begin on £14.5m Motherwell station redevelopment Work on the £14.5 million ...

Published 26 June 2020

And finally... Kingston Bridge celebrates 50th birthday with listed structure bid

The 50th anniversary of the Kingston Bridge is being celebrated today with a bid to give the iconic ...

Published 26 June 2020

CITB cuts levy bills to support sector’s recovery

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has today announced that it will be suspending levy ...

Published 25 June 2020