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Cupar Burgh Chambers project transforms iconic building

A key milestone for the Cupar Burgh Chambers project has now been reached, with the submission of the planning and listed building consent applications to Fife Council’s planning department.

Published 8 July 2016

Building Briefs – July 8th

Fife on track to meet ambitious affordable housing commitment

Published 8 July 2016

And finally... Amateur bakers sought to recreate giant edible map of Scotland

Organisers from Cake Fest Scotland are seeking amateur bakers to help create a giant edible map of Scotland.

Published 8 July 2016

Boutique hotel and restaurant plan for Royal Mile school building

A former school building next to Edinburgh’s Royal Mile is to be converted into a boutique hotel and restaurant as part of the £150 million New Waverley development currently transforming the city’s Old Town.

Published 7 July 2016

Plans approved for £10m Hawick distillery

Scottish Borders Council has given the green light to plans for a £10 million project to build a whisky distillery and visitor centre on a former industrial site in Hawick.

Published 7 July 2016

Plans lodged for new Aberlady housing development

A planning application has been submitted by Cruden Homes to deliver 107 homes at Aberlady.

Published 7 July 2016

Sharp rise in UK construction fatalities

A total of 43 construction workers were killed in the workplace in the year to 31st March 2016, figures from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) have revealed.

Published 7 July 2016

Minister cuts ground on new Edinburgh Partnership Centre

A sod cutting ceremony was carried out this week to officially mark the start of construction work on the first of three health and social care centres in Edinburgh and West Lothian.

Published 7 July 2016

Work starts on UK’s first offshore wind tower factory

Work on the UK’s first offshore wind tower factory will officially start in Argyll today.

Published 7 July 2016

Japanese study group learns from Chapelton development

A group of Japanese house building professionals have visited Scotland’s largest planned new town as part of a study they are conducting examining sustainable communities within Europe.

Published 7 July 2016

Building Briefs – July 7th

South Ayrshire Council completes largest affordable housing project to date

Published 7 July 2016

And finally... New Chinese university building accused of looking like enormous toilet

It appears that China’s recent ban on the construction of weird looking buildings has arrived too late in the day for this latest offering.

Published 7 July 2016

Transport Scotland ordered to review major projects in light of Edinburgh to Glasgow electrification delay

The Edinburgh to Glasgow electrification project could be delayed by up to seven months and has increased beyond its previous £742 million cost estimate, it has been revealed.

Published 6 July 2016

Four on shortlist for A737 Dalry Bypass contract

Transport Scotland has announced the names of the four bidders competing to build the new A737 Dalry Bypass.

Published 6 July 2016

Douglas Keillor to replace Richard Bailey on BAM Construct UK board

Regional director of BAM Construction in Scotland, Douglas Keillor, has been appointed to the board of BAM Construct UK.

Published 6 July 2016