Falkirk



Work begins to revive mothballed Falkirk distillery

Restoration work has started on the historic Rosebank Distillery in Falkirk, which was mothballed more than 25 years ago.

Published 22 November 2019

Falkirk unveils plans for more than 1,800 new affordable homes

More than 1,800 additional social housing homes are planned to be provided across the Falkirk Council area over the next five years following a bid put forward to Scottish Government.

Published 9 October 2019

Falkirk Council plans affordable homes on newly-acquired farmland

Falkirk Council has lodged plans to develop the site of former farmland it acquired to boost the supply of affordable housing.

Published 24 July 2019

Plans lodged for £30m housing development in Bo’ness

Developers AWG Property and Mactaggart & Mickel have submitted a planning application to Falkirk Council for a residential development at Crawfield Road in Bo’ness.

Published 1 July 2019

Development proposals launched for 225 houses at Bo’ness

Proposals have been put forward for residential development at Crawfield Road in Bo’ness by developers AWG and Mactaggart & Mickel.

Published 4 April 2019

Raft of infrastructure projects gain council investment

Three more local authorities have approved investment in infrastructure projects as part of newly agreed budget plans.

Published 1 March 2019

Ineos to build new Grangemouth energy plant in £1bn infrastructure investment

Grangemouth refinery owner Ineos is to invest £350 million in a new energy plant at the site as part of a £1 billion infrastructure spend across the UK.

Published 28 February 2019

McDermott Group to deliver £4m Falkirk district heating upgrade

125 additional homes, three local schools and Falkirk Council offices are all set to benefit from a newly announced £4 million project to extend an existing district heating system and create a private wire network at Callendar Park.

Published 14 February 2019

Green light for £12m Rosebank Distillery revival

Falkirk Council has granted planning permission for the long-awaited restoration of a famous local distillery.

Published 29 January 2019

Falkirk plans £280m five-year housing investment

Around £280 million is to be invested in Falkirk Council's housing stock over the next five years for improvements to existing homes and provision of additional homes.

Published 28 January 2019

Financial close reached on £210m Grangemouth energy-from-waste facility

Construction work on a new energy-from-waste plant in Grangemouth is due to commence next year after the £210 million project reached financial close.

Published 19 December 2018

Oliver Chapman leads plans for Falkirk canal community hub

Plans have been submitted by Oliver Chapman Architects for a new canal community hub in Falkirk.

Published 6 December 2018

New council homes planned on former Larbert school site

Falkirk Council has submitted plans to deliver 24 new flats for social rent on the site of the former Torwood Primary School in Larbert.

Published 6 December 2018

£3m Grangemouth commercial development starts on site

Property investment and development firm Northern Trust has announced the start of work on the second phase of its a new £3 million commercial development at Grangemouth.

Published 4 December 2018

Police charge two councillors over Falkirk ‘planning concerns’

Two Falkirk councillors have been charged by police following an investigation into planning concerns at the local authority.

Published 21 September 2018