Falkirk Council set to build more than 600 new affordable homes

More than 600 new homes are set to be built by Falkirk Council over the next five years.

Published 20 November 2020

Internal investigation into construction contracts awarded by Falkirk Council

Falkirk Council has initiated a corporate fraud investigation into the awarding of construction contracts.

Published 26 October 2020

Planning permission in principle sought for mixed-use Polmont development

Plans for a proposed mixed-use development including around 500 new homes in Polmont have progressed with the submission of a planning application to Falkirk Council.

Published 20 October 2020

Falkirk approves council HQ and arts centre project

Plans for a new council headquarters building containing an arts centre, central ‘hub’ and library were approved at a meeting of Falkirk Council yesterday.

Published 1 October 2020

Flats plan for Falkirk High Street retail building

Bellair (Scotland) has submitted plans to convert the former Burtons shop premises in Falkirk High street into two ground floor retail units and three first floor flats.

Published 24 September 2020

£90m investment to drive economic recovery in Falkirk

Falkirk is to benefit from £90 million investment over ten years as part of a new growth deal which aims to drive inclusive and sustainable economic recovery and growth across the region.

Published 21 July 2020

Mixed-use development proposals launched for Polmont

Proposals for a mixed-use development with around 500 new homes in Polmont have been launched by property company Hansteen.

Published 12 May 2020

McGill secures fire safety contracts worth up to £4m

Building services contractor McGill has won a £400,000 contract and been appointed to a £3.6 million framework to deliver upgrades to fire alarms.

Published 6 May 2020

Falkirk Council outlines capital spending choices in 2020/21 budget

Falkirk Council has set its budget for 2020/21, agreeing on a £265 million spend to fund major projects and work to improve the area. 

Published 2 March 2020

JB Bennett cements social housing credentials with raft of contract wins

Construction and residential development company JB Bennett (Contracts) Ltd is celebrating a series of new contract wins in Scotland’s social housing sector.

Published 13 February 2020

CMS delivers full glazing package for £78m Forth Valley College campus

CMS Window Systems has played a key role in the creation of the new Forth Valley College in Falkirk with the manufacture and installation of high-performance aluminium windows, doors and curtain walling for the £78 million campus.

Published 31 January 2020

Falkirk Council agrees £316m housing investment over next five years

Falkirk Council has agreed to invest £316 million into its housing stock over the next five years providing improvements to existing homes and providing new homes.

Published 23 January 2020

Homes planned at site of former Polmont care home

The former Oakbank Home on Wilson Avenue will be home to 21 new flats and seven new bungalows to be built by Falkirk Council if planning permission is obtained.

Published 17 January 2020

Falkirk and Grangemouth area 'ready for major investment'

Senior leaders from the public, private and third sectors gathered in Falkirk yesterday to hear about the Falkirk and Grangemouth Investment Zone.

Published 16 January 2020

Falkirk Council unveils Bonnybridge amenity flats plan

Falkirk Council has announced plans to replace the derelict Bonnybridge Social Club on Main Street with 22 flats for social rent.

Published 11 December 2019