Argyll and Bute



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

Collective Architecture to take forward housing plans for Isle of Gigha

The Isle of Gigha Heritage Trust has appointed Collective Architecture to work with the community to take forward plans for a new housing and hub development on the Isle of Gigha.

Published 25 February 2020

MacLeod Construction completes new homes in Connel

MacLeod Construction has completed the final phase in a 32-unit new build in the village of Connel, north of Oban, on behalf of Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA).

Published 13 January 2020

Green light to restore ‘lost’ distillery of Port Ellen

Innovative plans to bring one of the world’s most famous distilleries back into production on the island of Islay have been given the green light.

Published 6 January 2020

Arc-Tech provides essential assistance for Mackintosh Hill House restoration

Regarded as a domestic masterpiece for Scottish architecture, the 1904 Charles Rennie Mackintosh Hill House has been saved thanks to the innovative ‘Box’ that has been constructed by Robertson Construction and the fundraising efforts of the National Trust for Scotland.

Published 19 November 2019

Scottish renewables company to shed more than 70 jobs

More than 70 staff could be made redundant at a Scottish wind firm.

Published 31 October 2019

Review endorses Argyll and Bute’s approach to roads’ resurfacing

Argyll & Bute Council’s decision to focus road maintenance budgets on improving roads classified as being in ‘amber’ condition as well as those flagged as ‘red’ has been backed by an audit review panel.

Published 4 October 2019

Argyll and Bute to receive £50m Rural Growth Deal

Argyll and Bute Council has welcomed the announcement of a £50 million Rural Growth Deal as a "transformational vote of confidence" in the area.

Published 3 October 2019