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Glasgow begins design contract process for George Square and surrounding avenues

Glasgow City Council is about to begin the process of inviting submissions for a design tender for Block C of its city centre Avenues programme, an area covering George Square, George Street, Hanover Street, John Street, Miller Street, Dundas Street and Dundas Lane in Glasgow city centre.

Published 11 September 2020

Keepmoat launches augmented reality app for homebuyers at Glasgow development

A new augmented reality (AR) app has been launched to help homebuyers see what modern, urban living will be like at a Keepmoat development in Glasgow.

Published 11 September 2020

All-digital Scottish Design Awards mark night to remember

A difficult year has been lent some perspective by the 2020 Scottish Design Awards which highlighted the creative beacons which have done most to light our way out of the dark days of lockdown.

Published 11 September 2020

Councils and community groups to benefit from £9m active travel fund

The Scottish Government has awarded £9.46 million to ten active travel and low carbon projects across Scotland through the Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund.

Published 11 September 2020

Highland Small Communities Housing Trust rebrands as Communities Housing Trust

The Highland Small Communities Housing Trust (HSCHT), a social enterprise which delivers a range of affordable housing and supporting developments in Scottish communities, has rebranded as the Communities Housing Trust.

Published 11 September 2020

And finally... Experts assess Empire’s mark on key Scottish buildings

Researchers are reappraising Scotland’s built heritage to form a fuller picture of the British Empire’s impact on the country’s historical architecture.

Published 11 September 2020

Breedon to sell Scottish assets to pave way for Cemex deal

Construction materials supplier Breedon is to offload two quarries and a cement terminal in Scotland in an effort to address competition concerns regarding its £178 million deal to buy around 100 Cemex sites around the UK.

Published 10 September 2020

Barlinnie Prison replacement approved in principle

Plans to build a replacement for Barlinnie Prison on derelict land at Provanmill have gained planning permission in principle.

Published 10 September 2020

HHH Equipment appoints Andy Martin as business development manager

Specialist plant provider HHH Equipment has named Andy Martin as its new business development manager as part of strategic growth plan for the firm.

Published 10 September 2020

Councillors give preliminary confirmation to £27.5m Millport flood protection scheme

Plans to create a £27.5 million flood protection scheme for Millport have taken a significant step forward with the preliminary confirmation of proposals by North Ayrshire Council’s cabinet.

Published 10 September 2020

Austin-Smith:Lord plans Glasgow Science Centre public realm improvements

Glasgow Science Centre is to embark on a £4.2 million transformation of the outdoor spaces around Pacific Quay to create learning spaces filled with hands-on exhibits, seating and sculptures along the Clyde.

Published 10 September 2020

Fourth new early years centre planned for Glasgow

Glasgow City Council has continued its efforts to increase early learning and childcare provision with an application for a new facility in Carntyne.

Published 10 September 2020

Procast to refurbish buildings in Airdrie town centre

A new contract forming part of plans to transform North Lanarkshire Council’s town centres at a cost of £32.75 million over the next five years has been secured by Strathaven-based Procast.

Published 10 September 2020

£30m regeneration funding to boost economic recovery of communities and town centres

All of Scotland’s 32 local authorities and more than 25 individual community regeneration projects will receive a share of £30 million of new investment for regeneration and town centres.

Published 10 September 2020

Dale Lyon: A master class at ConStructEd Scotland

Director Dale Lyon gives an insight into how ConStrucEd Scotland has overcome a challenging year.

Published 10 September 2020