Construction Scotland



Construction moves to next stage of COVID-19 restart after PPE supply assurances

Close working can now take place on construction sites as the sector commences Phase 4 of its restart plan, the Scottish Government has announced.

Published 15 July 2020

Construction workers given all clear for gradual return to sites

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has signalled a return to construction work on sites in Scotland as industry moves to the next phase of its restart plan.

Published 11 June 2020

New construction guidance issued as sector begins tentative return

Scotland’s contractors have been instructed to follow physical distancing and strict health & safety guidelines as the industry took its first steps out of lockdown today.

Published 29 May 2020

Scottish construction bodies urge sector to play its part in ensuring cashflow integrity

The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV) and Construction Scotland have joined calls for the Scottish construction sector to step up and ensure payments are made on time to safeguard cashflow and ensure business and job survival.

Published 1 May 2020

Emma Dickson: Construction – it’s about more than bricks and mortar

Construction Scotland’s Emma Dickson on the importance of building and retaining a diverse skilled workforce. 

Published 10 December 2019

Jonathan Fair joins Construction Scotland’s Industry Leadership Group

McCarthy and Stone’s regional managing director in Scotland, Jonathan Fair, has been appointed to Construction Scotland’s Industry Leadership Group (ILG).

Published 16 October 2019

Balfour Beatty director joins Construction Scotland’s Industry Leadership Group

Construction Scotland has expanded its Industry Leadership Group (ILG) with the addition of highly-experienced Balfour Beatty Scotland and Ireland managing director, Hector MacAulay.

Published 30 July 2019

Ron Fraser: Why we must reform the way we procure our infrastructure

Procurement reform is right at the top of Construction Scotland’s priority, writes Ron Fraser.

Published 23 July 2019

Construction inquiry recommendations welcomed by Industry Leadership Group

Last week’s report urging construction industry leaders to “take ownership” for driving change in the sector has been welcomed by industry leadership organisation Construction Scotland.

Published 9 July 2019

Construction Scotland forms strategic leadership forum with Scottish Government

A new strategic leadership forum has been formed to develop a shared action plan between government and industry.

Published 24 April 2019

New strategy for more productive and sustainable industry launched by Construction Scotland

Construction Scotland has launched its new strategy for the next four years, with the aim of the industry becoming more sustainable, productive, innovative and profitable, enhancing its contribution to Scotland’s economy.

Published 8 November 2018

Superglass CEO joins Construction Scotland Industry Leadership Group

Construction Scotland has announced the appointment of Ken Munro to its Industry Leadership Group (ILG).

Published 12 October 2018

Pupils learn traditional building skills at Scottish Parliament event

Secondary pupils from schools in Glasgow, Stirling, Perth and Musselburgh took part in a two-day traditional building skills event held at the Scottish Parliament this week.

Published 12 September 2018

Blog: New Innovation Factory can help industry do things better

Chris Shaw, associate development director of regeneration company Urban Splash, provides his view on Construction Scotland Innovation Centre’s newly launched Innovation Factory.

Published 12 September 2017

Construction ‘Innovation Factory’ launches with major industry event

Hundreds of delegates were among the first to see Construction Scotland Innovation Centre’s pioneering new £2 million Innovation Factory as it launched today with a major industry event.

Published 11 September 2017