Argyll and Bute

Argyll and Bute agrees to develop series of ambitious infrastructure projects

Members of Argyll and Bute Council have agreed to develop a series of ambitious infrastructure projects which could form part of bids for funding from the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund (UKLUF).

Published 1 October 2021

Argyll and Bute set for more than 1,000 new affordable homes in next five years

Argyll and Bute Council has approved a new housing strategy that sets out plans to build more than 1,000 affordable homes over the next five years.

Published 1 October 2021

GreenPower unveils plans for Argyll hydrogen hub

Renewable energy company GreenPower has announced plans to create a hydrogen hub for the production and distribution of green hydrogen in Argyll.

Published 14 September 2021

Development opportunity as former Bridge of Orchy school for sale

Argyll and Bute Council is looking for a buyer for the former Bridge of Orchy Primary School and Schoolhouse.

Published 6 September 2021

'Significant' progress marked one year into Helensburgh Waterfront Development

Helensburgh’s state-of-the-art leisure centre is on track to open in 2022 despite the construction challenges brought by the global pandemic, the local authority has revealed.

Published 1 September 2021

£3.4m Tarbert waste water improvement project completed

Scottish Water’s £3.4 million investment to help reduce the risk of sewer flooding in Tarbert has been completed.

Published 20 August 2021

Closing date set on sale of former police station with residential redevelopment potential in Carradale

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors has set a closing date of 12 noon on July 28 on the sale of a former police station with residential development potential in Carradale, Campbeltown.

Published 19 July 2021

Drax unveils plan to expand ‘Hollow Mountain’ Cruachan power station

Renewable energy company Drax Group is kickstarting the planning process to build a new underground pumped hydro storage power station – more than doubling the electricity generating capacity at its iconic Cruachan facility in Scotland.

Published 24 June 2021

Contracts awarded for Argyll and Bute school improvement works

Argyll and Bute Council has pressed on with plans to refurbish Salen and Port Charlotte primary schools by awarding contracts for the works to two local companies.

Published 15 June 2021

Local firm appointed to Oban depot redevelopment

The redevelopment of Argyll and Bute Council’s Jackson’s Quarry Depot in Oban is close to completion.

Published 4 June 2021

Report outlines benefits of Campbeltown’s £60m transformation

A £60 million regeneration programme has transformed Campbeltown town centre into a more vibrant, attractive place to live, work and visit, a new report has found.

Published 3 June 2021

Helensburgh Waterfront Development topped out

The Helensburgh Waterfront Development celebrated a major construction milestone this month with a traditional topping out ceremony, marking the completion of the building’s structure and roof.

Published 26 May 2021

In Pictures: Tarbert Ferry Terminal pier takes 'huge step forward'

The new pier at Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal has taken a “huge step forward”, according to Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL). 

Published 14 May 2021

Affordable homes granted planning permission on Colonsay 

Planning permission has been granted for an initial phase of nine affordable homes on Colonsay, prioritising the need for long-term residential homes on the island.

Published 7 May 2021

Helensburgh care development tops out

Simply UK has celebrated the topping-out ceremony of its 64-bed care development in Helensburgh.

Published 15 April 2021