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And finally... T function

Balfour Beatty has successfully built the world’s inaugural T-pylon on behalf of National Grid today, representing the first new electricity pylon design in Great Britain for almost 100 years.

Published 14 September 2021

Work begins on 500-room hotel at Glasgow's Candleriggs Square

The start of construction on what will become Scotland’s largest hotel was marked on Friday by a ground-breaking ceremony at Candleriggs Square in the heart of Glasgow’s historic Merchant City, heralding the £300 million transformation of one of the city’s most prominent development sites.

Published 13 September 2021

Outline business case agreed for new Edinburgh Eye Pavilion

The outline business case for the new Edinburgh Eye Pavilion has been approved by the Scottish Government.

Published 13 September 2021

Akela wins duo of major house building contracts to deliver 295 new homes

Akela Construction has won two major housebuilding contracts in Scotland worth over £15 million.

Published 13 September 2021

Contracts for Difference renewable energy support scheme backed by additional £265m

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has today released outline details of the pot capacities and caps for the Contracts for Difference Auction Round 4 to be held in December 2021.  

Published 13 September 2021

Savills makes senior residential development appointment in Aberdeen

Savills has appointed Niall Macleod as director and head of residential development in Aberdeen.

Published 13 September 2021

In Pictures: BOHO unveils first glimpse of Glasgow boutique student residence

Glasgow-based property operator BOHO is to manage a new student accommodation on Woodlands Road, Glasgow.

Published 13 September 2021

Will Rudd Davidson expands into Irish market

Consulting engineering firm Will Rudd Davidson is to open a Dublin office as it expands operations into Ireland.

Published 13 September 2021

Flamingo Land opens consultation process for new Loch Lomond proposals

The team behind the proposed new Lomond Banks tourist development in Balloch is hosting a series of online consultation events over the coming months to share its vision and gather feedback on its latest proposals for the area.

Published 13 September 2021

Taylor Wimpey begins main infrastructure works in Glenboig

A programme of main infrastructure work at a Taylor Wimpey development in Glenboig will start from September 20 following the successful completion of some pre-construction and preparation works, the hosuebuilder has confirmed.

Published 13 September 2021

Arc-Tech MU supports £30m development in Bellsmyre

Arc-Tech MU has commenced the installation of multi-utilities at a major regeneration scheme located on Muir Road in West Dunbartonshire.

Published 13 September 2021

SNIPEF secures CSIC grant funding to research barriers in ‘green’ supply chain

The Scotland and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation (SNIPEF) has secured valuable funding for research into the way the industry progresses towards a net zero society.

Published 13 September 2021

New homes planned for Dalkeith rail yard

Plans have been submitted for the development of new homes on the site of a former Dalkeith rail yard.

Published 13 September 2021

Unqualified electricians must be regulated to avoid a tragedy, SELECT MD tells radio listeners  

People’s lives are being put at risk from electrical work carried out by unqualified or incompetent “electricians”, the managing director of Scotland’s largest construction trade association, SELECT, has told national radio. 

Published 13 September 2021

Building Briefs - September 13th

Former professional footballer, Joe Thompson, who beat cancer twice during his playing career, has helped kick start the celebrations as ScottishPower and Cancer Research UK commit to continuing their partnership for a further three years. Joe, who made 225 appearances across the Football League during his career, beat nodular sclerosis Hodgki

Published 13 September 2021