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Policy flexibility 'key' to opening up Scotland’s empty rural homes

More empty homes in the countryside could be returned to use if greater policy flexibility was avail ...

Published 6 June 2019

Scottish Land Commission: Vacant land transformation ‘should benefit communities’

Transforming vacant and derelict land should deliver environmental benefit to communities throughout ...

Published 6 June 2019

Building Briefs – June 6th

Melrose 3G sports pitch plans get approval Plans for a new 3G community sports pitch in Melrose ...

Published 6 June 2019

And finally... Wates unveils rare images of D-Day harbour construction

Rare archive images showing engineers working on a secret construction project that became pivotal t ...

Published 6 June 2019

Developers pull plug on Dundee build to rent project

Plans for the conversion of a former Dundee college building into build to rent and serviced apartme ...

Published 5 June 2019

Renovation of Glasgow’s Kingston House revisited

The redevelopment of the B-listed Kingston House at Buchanan Wharf in Glasgow will now save most of ...

Published 5 June 2019

Tenement maintenance working group’s final recommendations report calls for change in legislation

Regular building inspections, the establishment of compulsory owners’ associations and Buildin ...

Published 5 June 2019

St Andrews hotel and student accommodation plans rejected

Plans to build a new hotel and student accommodation in St Andrews have been refused by the local au ...

Published 5 June 2019

Provost Skene's House revamp delayed until next autumn

A renovation project of one of Aberdeen’s oldest buildings has again been delayed due to const ...

Published 5 June 2019

Lawyers warn ‘unworkable’ planning legislation risks adding ‘significant additional costs’

Proposed legislation to improve the planning system must be clearer to ensure that it delivers the p ...

Published 5 June 2019

Turf cutting marks start of second stage of Inverness West Link

A turf cutting ceremony was held yesterday to mark the start of Stage 2 of the West Link roads proje ...

Published 5 June 2019

Event to showcase construction opportunities at Paisley Town Hall restoration

Kier Regional Building Scotland, hub West Scotland and Renfrewshire Council are inviting potential p ...

Published 5 June 2019

SELECT prepares to honour electrical industry’s best at 2019 awards

The best professionals in Scotland's electrical industry will once again have the chance to showcase ...

Published 5 June 2019

Robertson secures carbon neutral business status on World Environment Day

Robertson has become one of the first businesses in the built environment sector to earn carbon neut ...

Published 5 June 2019

Glasgow to deliver £20m community hubs investment

Proposals for the first £20 million phase of new community hubs across Glasgow have been consi ...

Published 5 June 2019