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Progress on planning performance but challenges remain on major applications

Planning authorities have been urged to continue to speed up decisions on major applications after ...

Published 23 February 2015

£15m dualling of Aberdeen road to start

Work is due to get under way on a £15.2 million project to dual a major link road and create a 1,00 ...

Published 23 February 2015

North Lanarkshire link road given ‘amber-light’ for go-ahead

Plans for a link road that could provide direct access from a proposed property development to the ...

Published 23 February 2015

First residents move into the Athletes’ Village

The award-winning Athletes’ Village in Dalmarnock, which was home to around 7,000 competitors an ...

Published 23 February 2015

Full shortlist revealed for RICS Scotland Awards 2015

Edinburgh’s Advocates Close, the Glasgow School of Art, the Bannockburn Memorial in Stirling and ...

Published 20 February 2015

Work needed to prevent M74 extension ‘sinking’

Work is needed to stop Scotland’s newest and most expensive motorway sinking into the ground bec ...

Published 20 February 2015

RBS unveils New Town complex plans

Royal Bank of Scotland has revealed plans to build a new hotel, shopping and housing complex overlo ...

Published 20 February 2015

Contractor sought for Liberton High Extension

A principle contractor is being sought to build a new extension at Liberton High School in Edinbur ...

Published 20 February 2015

Mixed fortunes for waste plant developments

        Plans have been approved for a waste sorting plant near the Caled ...

Published 20 February 2015

Building Briefs – February 20th

Dundee flats plan approved Plans to construct 12 flats on the site of the former Rialto cinema in ...

Published 20 February 2015

Dalbeattie Learning Campus plans to go before council

Detailed plans for a new school in Dalbeattie have been unveiled. The building, on the site of th ...

Published 19 February 2015

Aberdeenshire firm fined after man died in roof fall

An Aberdeenshire business has been fined for serious safety failings after a man died when he fell ...

Published 19 February 2015

Fall in site inspections sparks construction safety fears

A huge fall in site safety inspections is risking workers’ lives, construction union UCATT has war ...

Published 19 February 2015

Derelict and vacant land decreases by 1.2 per cent

The total amount of derelict and urban vacant land in Scotland decreased by 129 hectares or 1.2 per ...

Published 19 February 2015

Letter the Editor

By Vaughan Hart, managing director at Scottish Building Federation Dear Editor It’s good news ...

Published 19 February 2015