Fife



University of St Andrews campus handed £26m Tay Cities Deal boost

The University of St Andrews is to receive over £26 million for transformative infrastructure works at its Eden Campus project at Guardbridge.

Published 26 November 2018

Heads of terms signed for £700m Tay Cities Region Deal

Representatives of the UK and Scottish governments joined four local council leaders and business and academic chiefs in Perth today to formally sign the £700 million Tay Cities Region Deal.

Published 22 November 2018

Spanish train firm to develop manufacturing facility in Fife

Spanish train manufacturer and technology firm Talgo SA has today announced plans to develop a train-building factory at Longannet in Fife.

Published 14 November 2018

Construction magnate donates £8m to University of St Andrews

A Canadian businessman and his wife have gifted almost £8 million to the University of St Andrews, believed to be one of the biggest pledges ever made to a Scottish university, in an effort to help it lead international marine research.

Published 2 November 2018

£23m hotel and student accommodation plans lodged in St Andrews

Plans have been submitted to build a new hotel and student accommodation in St Andrews in a project which would represent an investment of £23 million into the town.

Published 17 October 2018

Two Scottish sites shortlisted for proposed Talgo factory

Sites at Longannet and Hunterston have been shortlisted as potential homes for a factory for specialised rolling stock engineering company Talgo that could employ up to a thousand people.

Published 10 October 2018

Velux announces £7m expansion in Fife

Roof window manufacturer Velux has unveiled plans for a £7 million expansion to its iconic UK and Ireland head office building at Woodside Way in Glenrothes.

Published 5 October 2018

Work starts on £8.5m Cowdenbeath retail park

Property developer London & Scottish Investments has been fast out of the traps to start work on converting a former greyhound track at North End Park in Cowdenbeath into a state of the art retail estate which will create 110 new jobs.

Published 3 October 2018

Fife Council delivers heat metering and billing framework

A heat metering and billing framework for use by local authorities and housing associations that is designed to help grow the heat network market and ensure customer protection has been created by Fife Council.

Published 26 September 2018

Administrators called at Fife rail infrastructure firm

A Fife company which manufactures steel foundation piles and overhead structures has ceased trading with immediate effect.

Published 20 September 2018

Balfour Beatty sells 50% stake in Fife Hospital

Balfour Beatty has announced the completion of the sale of its 50% stake in Fife Hospital for a cash consideration of £43 million.

Published 19 September 2018

Hardies completes Dunfermline drive thru bakery

Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has completed Scotland’s first drive thru bakery for Stephens The Bakers in Dunfermline.

Published 11 September 2018

High-rise cladding is safe, insists Fife Council

Fife Council has reassured its tenants that cladding on its high-rise buildings is safe after an investigation found that some buildings do not meet the recommendations of Scottish Government fire safety experts.

Published 3 September 2018

More success for Fife Construction Academy as youngsters find apprenticeships

A scheme to help unemployed Fife young people into apprenticeships in the building industry has recorded more success with its latest Construction Academy.

Published 20 August 2018

25 jobs lost as Cowdenbeath steel fabrication firm goes under

Administrators have been appointed at a Fife-based steel fabrication firm with the loss of 25 jobs.

Published 14 August 2018