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Building Briefs - March 2nd

A £1.2 million regeneration project will deliver new infrastructure, technology and services in the heart of Bannockburn to help residents and businesses thrive. Stirling Council is investing in the refurbishment of two prominent Bannockburn build

Published 2 March 2021

And finally... Researchers trial drones to assess potential renewable energy sites

Researchers in the north of Scotland and Wales are trialling a new method of measuring tidal currents which could revolutionise the marine renewables industry.

Published 2 March 2021

Bidders sought for £115m Highland section of A9 dualling project

Transport Scotland is seeking potential bidders for the most northerly section of the Scottish Government’s £3 billion programme to dual the A9 between Perth and Inverness.

Published 1 March 2021

£275m West Lothian low carbon development submitted for planning

Proposals for the delivery of a £275 million residential-led mixed-use development and relocation of existing farm space to new state-of-the-art facilities have now been submitted to West Lothian Council.

Published 1 March 2021

J & D Pierce creates 100 jobs with crane plant acquisition

Scottish structural steelwork contractor J & D Pierce has secured an agreement with Finnish firm Konecranes to purchase its East Kilbride-based operation in a long-term manufacturing deal.

Published 1 March 2021

ScottishPower plans mixed-se development at former Inverkip power station

The site of a former power station at Inverkip could provide the location for a new ‘urban village’, subject to the outcome of a planning application submitted to Inverclyde Council by ScottishPower.

Published 1 March 2021

BDP to design new learning and leisure campus in Neilston

East Renfrewshire Council has approved the design for a new learning and leisure campus in Neilston and awarded the contract to BDP’s Glasgow studio.

Published 1 March 2021

Rubislaw Quarry developer agrees deal with Aberdeen City Council

The developer behind plans to deliver 245 flats at Aberdeen’s historic Rubislaw Quarry has struck a deal with the local authority to pave the way for construction work to commence.

Published 1 March 2021

HOKO Design expands into North of Scotland

Glasgow-based HOKO Design has opened a studio in Inverness following a £400,000 investment and a record month for the residential architect and self-styled ‘Uber for architecture’.

Published 1 March 2021

Minister issues open letter reminding construction sector to follow COVID-19 safety guidance

Housing minister Kevin Stewart has written an open letter to the construction industry to thank them for their hard work, and for complying with the lockdown restrictions.

Published 1 March 2021

East Dunbartonshire agrees housing revenue and capital spending budget

East Dunbartonshire Council agreed its housing revenue and capital budget for the year ahead at its special council meeting last week.

Published 1 March 2021

Glasgow outlines £8m new school and extensions investment

Around £8 million will be spent extending St Paul's High School and Carntyne Primary School to meet increasing demand for school places in Glasgow.

Published 1 March 2021

Clyde Mission Fund hands woodland park £2.3m funding boost and consults on future work

Views are being gathered on how the Clyde Mission Fund can maximise the river’s economic, social and environmental potential while tackling risks such as flooding.

Published 1 March 2021

Speyside mansion to be converted into luxury holiday venue for whisky enthusiasts

A renowned Speyside mansion is being converted into a luxury holiday and events venue, aimed at whisky enthusiasts.

Published 1 March 2021

Ground broken at trades HQ in Ardrossan town centre

Work has started on a project in Ardrossan town centre which will provide Cunninghame Housing Association with a purpose-designed headquarters for its Residents Service tradespersons.

Published 1 March 2021