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West Princes Street Gardens vision gains public support

A public consultation into plans to reimagine West Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh received more ...

Published 20 January 2020

Amey secures £49m North Lanarkshire highways contract extension

A £49 million contract extension has been awarded to Amey for the maintenance and management o ...

Published 20 January 2020

Large majority of reported construction fires caused by hot works

Almost 80% of fires recorded in the construction industry over the last year were the result of hot ...

Published 20 January 2020

Glasgow contributes to 51% surge in build to rent completions in 2019

The number of completed homes for the UK build to rent (BTR) sector increased by 51% in 2019 with Gl ...

Published 20 January 2020

Gillespie Macandrew advises on £285m of new build plot sales

Law firm Gillespie Macandrew completed new build plot sales worth £285 million in 2019, repres ...

Published 20 January 2020

Green light for 160 Persimmon homes in Wormit

Persimmon Homes has been granted permission to build 158 homes in Wormet, Fife. The new developme ...

Published 20 January 2020

Spring start for Saltcoats tower blocks refurbishment pending expected tender approval

The extensive refurbishment of two tower blocks in Saltcoats is set to begin in the spring should a ...

Published 20 January 2020

Housing association invests in local economy with Duns development

The final phase of Berwickshire Housing Association’s new Todlaw development in Duns has now b ...

Published 20 January 2020

Building Briefs – January 20th

RSA Group moves into NFU Mutual’s Glasgow office development RSA Group, a multinational g ...

Published 20 January 2020

And finally... Glasgow office bridge link fails to cross the line

Councillors have rejected plans to connect two office buildings in Glasgow city centre with a bridge ...

Published 20 January 2020

Hotel operator settles on new design for Glasgow’s Dale House project

Bloc Hotels has submitted new plans for its proposed development in Glasgow city centre. The comp ...

Published 17 January 2020

Alex Orr: Draft proposal published for capital’s development

As the City of Edinburgh Council publishes its plan for the sustainable development of the city unti ...

Published 17 January 2020

England: Costs double on Carillion PFI hospital contracts but private sector picks up most of tab

The two private finance initiative (PFI) hospitals that Carillion was building at the time it collap ...

Published 17 January 2020

SNIPEF: Scandal of payment abuse in construction industry must stop now

After the release of a survey which revealed the tragic human cost of payment abuse in the construct ...

Published 17 January 2020

2019 an ‘exciting but challenging year’ for Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity

The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity hailed the huge impact of the £1.13 million of ch ...

Published 17 January 2020