Edinburgh



Milestone reached in project to build Midlothian sustainable energy plant

Environmental services company FCC Medio Ambiente SA has signed a contract to build a state-of-the-art energy-from-waste plant for Edinburgh and Midlothian.

Published 7 October 2016

Edinburgh’s new £41m transport interchange nears completion

Transport minister Humza Yousaf visited Edinburgh Gateway yesterday to see engineers putting the finishing touches to the new £41 million station.

Published 29 September 2016

Edinburgh outlines nine-point action plan to improve city’s homes

Reducing the cost of living for tenants and building more affordable homes have been identified as the key elements to a new raft of objectives to improve housing in Edinburgh.

Published 16 September 2016

CMS helps deliver Edinburgh’s world-class sports performance centre

CMS Window Systems has played a key role in the construction of a new world-class sports and exercise facility at Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University.

Published 16 September 2016

Royal High School hotel plans scaled back

Developers behind a project to transform Edinburgh’s historic Royal High School into a luxury hotel have revised their plans in an attempt to gain council approval.

Published 13 September 2016

Housing minister hails increase in affordable housing approvals

New statistics revealing the number of affordable home approvals in Scotland show good early progress towards delivering the Scottish Government’s target of delivering 50,000 affordable homes over the next five years, according to housing minister Kevin Stewart.

Published 13 September 2016

Proposals for over 1,300 homes lodged with City of Edinburgh Council

Plans have been submitted to build more than 1,300 homes on greenbelt land separating Edinburgh from Musselburgh.

Published 9 September 2016

Flooring company sentenced for health and safety failing

A flooring contractor has been fined after an employee fell through a void in the floor of a building under construction at an Edinburgh retail park.

Published 8 September 2016

ISG enters final phase of University of Edinburgh revamp

After successfully completing the first two phases of a major refurbishment project for the University of Edinburgh, ISG is now preparing to commence the third and final stage of the £3.1 million redevelopment of the Ashworth complex for the School of Biological Sciences.

Published 8 September 2016

Homes for Scotland laments lack of homes within Edinburgh’s LDP

The long-awaited approval of Edinburgh’s Local Development Plan (LDP) will not deliver the number of homes that the city needs, Homes for Scotland (HFS) has warned.

Published 6 September 2016

Scottish National Gallery transformation plans approved

Work on a £16.8 million extension to the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh began in earnest this week after the City of Edinburgh Council formally approved the planning applications.

Published 1 September 2016

Interserve completes Edinburgh Premier Inn

Interserve has completed work on a new Premier Inn in Edinburgh.

Published 1 September 2016

Edinburgh to progress city centre cycle link

Councillors in Edinburgh have agreed to proceed with a project to create a family-friendly west to east cycle route through the city centre.

Published 31 August 2016

‘Design flaws to blame’ for Royal Hospital for Sick Children delay

Pressure to meet deadlines and “seriously flawed” designs are to blame for a six month delay to the opening of the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh, according to an architect behind the project.

Published 30 August 2016

Plans unveiled for new Edinburgh Airport access road

Edinburgh Airport is to build a new access road after revealing the current route is “absolutely at the edge of capacity”.

Published 29 August 2016