Argyll and Bute

Argyll & Bute urban park to stand as Gareth Hoskins tribute

Argyll & Bute Council is to dedicate Helensburgh’s Hermitage Park to late architect Gareth Hoskins following the award of a £2.3 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Published 20 January 2016

Planning submitted for Oban Premier Inn

lma | architects and planning consultants have submitted a scheme for planning consent for a 81 bed Premier Inn and restaurant for Whitbread PLC at Shore Street in Oban.

Published 7 December 2015

Council to take immediate action over unsafe church spire in Rothesay

Argyll and Bute Council is taking immediate action to ensure public safety after a historic church spire in Rothesay was confirmed as dangerous to the public.

Published 4 November 2015

Council approves Ardyne development masterplan and new fish processing centre

Argyll and Bute Council has approved a planning application for a new fish processing facility on a disused brownfield site in Cowal.

Published 26 October 2015

Kier Construction hands over new Dunoon business premises

Kier Construction has completed the development of a new building at Sandbank Business Park in Dunoon.

Published 22 October 2015

Planning permission granted for £9.5m Argyll primary school

A new £9.5 million primary school for pupils in Kirn has taken a step forward with the approval of planning permission by Argyll and Bute Council.

Published 8 October 2015

Scottish Government approves £24m Oban High School

Planning permission for the new Oban High School has officially been granted after the Scottish Government decided not to call the £24 million project in for review.

Published 21 September 2015

Council ‘minded to grant’ permission for new Oban high school

Plans for a new £24 million modern education facility in Oban took a step forward yesterday after Argyll and Bute Council announced it was minded to grant planning permission for the new school.

Published 20 August 2015

Land Engineering secures £2m Oban public realm deal

Argyll and Bute Council has appointed Land Engineering to deliver over £2 million of public realm improvements in Oban.

Published 19 August 2015

Kilmartin Museum receives £3m lottery boost

Kilmartin Museum in Argyll has taken a step closer to a multi-million pound refurbishment.

Published 7 August 2015

Argyll and Bute Council launches 2015 sustainable design awards

People across Argyll and Bute who have completed developments in the past three years can enter the council’s third sustainable design awards.

Published 5 August 2015

Dunoon Pier project ‘progressing well’

Argyll and Bute Council has said its £2.83 million structural repair and refurbishment of Dunoon’s iconic Victorian-era wooden pier is reaping the social, economic and environmental benefits the use of local sub-contractors and work placements.

Published 15 July 2015

Planning approval granted for new Campbeltown Grammar School

Argyll and Bute Council’s planning, protective services and licensing (PPSL) committee has granted planning approval for the new Campbeltown Grammar School project.

Published 29 June 2015

£2.5m needed to save Rennie Mackintosh house

One of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s finest buildings is facing a £2.5 million repair bill to save it from ruin.

Published 23 June 2015

£7.5m arts centre plan for abandoned Argyll seminary

Work to transform the neglected remains of one of Scotland’s architectural gems is to begin within days.

Published 19 May 2015