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GAP Hire Solutions continues relationship with Scottish Water with four-year deal

Independent hire company GAP Hire Solutions and Scottish Water are to further their well-established partnership with a brand-new four-year deal.

Published 26 February 2021

Report series to tackle combined impact of digitalisation, decarbonisation, and demographics on construction industry

Barbour ABI and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) have launched a new report series on the combined effects that digitalisation, decarbonisation, and demographic changes will have on the construction industry.

Published 26 February 2021

Taylor Wimpey acquires land to allow further development in Wallyford

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has acquired land at St Clements Wells to allow a further development of 235 new homes close to its Ravensheugh development in Wallyford.

Published 26 February 2021

Matt Wheelis: Building bridges, not fences

Matt Wheelis, VP industry strategy at the build & construct division of the Nemetschek Group, discusses the importance of open standards for the construction industry.

Published 26 February 2021

Scottish Government planning legislation round-up

Scottish Construction Now provides a brief round-up of legislation and other changes relating to planning in Scotland.

Published 26 February 2021

Midlothian housing association to invest £2.4m improving tenants’ homes

Melville Housing Association, Midlothian’s largest Registered Social Landlord, is to invest £2.4 million in improvements to tenants’ homes over the next 12 months.

Published 26 February 2021

Hazel Davies: A splash of colour can be the ultimate mood booster for our homes

Cruden Homes' sales and marketing director Hazel Davies explains the psychology of colour and the effect that has on our home and why, particularly in lockdown, we could benefit from introducing a bit of colour into our home to enhance our mood and wellbeing.

Published 26 February 2021

And finally… Gerry Rafferty’s old Highland home up for sale

A Victorian villa on the NC500 route in the Highlands once owned by Scottish singer Gerry Rafferty is non the market.

Published 26 February 2021

Morgan Sindall boosts dividend despite drop in profits

Morgan Sindall has reported a slight decrease in revenue during 2020 to £3.03 billion from £3.07bn the year before, as pre-tax profit fell by 31% year-on-year to £60.8 million.

Published 25 February 2021

Green light for Bonnington build to rent development

Edinburgh councillors have approved a proposal for the development of build to rent (BTR) accommodation on Bonnington Road Lane.

Published 25 February 2021

Robertson acquires new Dunbar development site

Housebuilder Robertson Homes has acquired a 17-acre site on Queens Road in Dunbar, East Lothian for the construction of 115 new homes.

Published 25 February 2021

In Pictures: Car-free vision unveiled for Edinburgh’s George Street

The final proposed concept designs for the transformation of Edinburgh’s historic George Street have been unveiled.

Published 25 February 2021

BAM and Arc-Tech reunite to deliver Clydebank Health & Care Centre

BAM Construct UK, in partnership with hub West Scotland, has once again teamed up with Arc-Tech (Scotland) Ltd to deliver the new Clydebank Health & Care Centre Centre on behalf of NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde and West Dunbartonshire Council.

Published 25 February 2021

New M9 junction at Winchburgh gains planning consent

Plans for a new motorway junction on the M9 at Winchburgh has been given the green light by West Lothian Council.

Published 25 February 2021

200-home application approved for Livingston

West Lothian Council has awarded planning permission for a new development of more than 200 homes in Livingston.

Published 25 February 2021