Argyll and Bute



Success of Argyll and Bute heritage regeneration projects continue

Almost £5 million worth of projects to regenerate historic buildings in Rothesay and Dunoon have continued to deliver strong results. 

Published 2 December 2020

Argyll and Bute Council agrees plan to build 900 homes in five years

Argyll and Bute Council has approved a new housing strategy that sets out plans to build over 900 affordable homes over the next five years.

Published 1 December 2020

Mull Hotel given green light for £3m redevelopment

An extensive redevelopment project has begun at a prominent Mull hotel.

Published 26 October 2020

Permanent solution 'only realistic option' to prevent Rest and Be Thankful disruption

Argyll and Bute Council has recommended that the Scottish Government takes forward the first of 11 options to address landslide issues at the A83 Rest and Be Thankful following a consultation by Transport Scotland.

Published 23 October 2020

And finally... First virtual planning inquiry in Scotland held

The Planning and Environmental Appeals Division (DPEA) of the Scottish Government has conducted its first ever virtual planning inquiry in Scotland.

Published 20 October 2020

Lochgilphead public realm works delayed after council fails to procure contractor

Argyll and Bute Council has blamed the "far-reaching effects of COVID-19" for failing to procure a contractor for regeneration work planned for Lochgilphead.

Published 13 October 2020

Campbeltown shortlisted for Scotland’s most improved place

Campbeltown has been shortlisted as Scotland's most improved place following an extensive regeneration programme led by Argyll and Bute Council.

Published 7 October 2020

Housing association completes new homes in Barcaldine

People and families are benefiting from high-quality affordable homes at West Highland Housing Association’s Barcaldine development which was completed last month.

Published 17 September 2020

Housing association completes major housing development in Oban

Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has just completed its 107 new homes development at Glenshellach in Oban.

Published 2 September 2020

Scottish Water begins £3.4m waste water infrastructure investment in Tarbert

A £3.4 million investment project to help reduce the risk of sewer flooding begins today in Tarbert, Argyll and Bute.

Published 31 August 2020

Aggregate Industries achieves international sustainability certification at Glensanda quarry

Construction and infrastructure firm Aggregate Industries has achieved international recognition from the Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC) for its Glensanda quarry near Oban.

Published 21 July 2020

Heron Brothers awarded £22m Helensburgh Waterfront contract

A £22 million contract to give Helensburgh a high quality swimming pool and leisure centre has been awarded to Heron Brothers Ltd.

Published 16 July 2020

Inner House dismisses appeal against grant of planning permission in vicinity of Ardencaple House

An appeal against a ruling to reject a legal challenge to the granting of planning permission for a residential development near Ardencaple House had been dismissed.

Published 12 June 2020

Funding secured for ‘much-needed’ affordable island homes on Colonsay

A community development company has completed the purchase of land to provide affordable homes on the island of Colonsay.

Published 20 May 2020

Elixir Distillers submits new plans for Islay distillery

Plans to build a distillery on Islay moved a step closer to reality after the submission of a revised application to Argyll & Bute Council’s planning department.

Published 2 March 2020