North Ayrshire

Work starts on combined wind and solar project at GSK's Irvine facility

The Farm Energy Company has reached financial close and broken ground on its 28MW solar and wind power development at GSK’s Irvine facility, one of Scotland’s largest individual consumers of electricity.

Published 4 October 2021

North Ayrshire increases road improvement investment

North Ayrshire Council has increased its investment in the area’s roads this year as part of its wide-ranging programme of improvement works.

Published 30 September 2021

Clark Contracts begins work on new £11m North Ayrshire school

North Ayrshire Council’s portfolio of state-of-the-art new schools is to be enhanced by a new facility at Kilbirnie.

Published 29 September 2021

North Ayrshire launches fund to help reinvigorate disused properties and areas

A new fund is being created to help regenerate derelict areas and buildings across North Ayrshire.

Published 24 September 2021

Partners sign up to Hunterston PARC regeneration plans

North Ayrshire Council, Peel Ports and Scottish Enterprise formalised their commitment to ambitious regeneration plans that will drive forward the short, medium and long-term plans for a key part of the Hunterston PARC site.

Published 23 September 2021

Additional costs identified for proposed regeneration of Ardrossan

North Ayrshire Council has agreed to provide a further £14 million of budget provision for the transformational regeneration works planned in Ardrossan.

Published 9 September 2021

Green energy deal could deliver £370m cable making plant at Hunterston PARC

Peel Ports Clydeport has signed an XLCC for a 70-acre facility to be created at its Hunterston Port and Resource Campus (Hunterston PARC) including two factories producing state-of-the-art high voltage direct current (HVDC) cable for use in the subsea transmission of renewable energy.

Published 27 August 2021

Housing regeneration plans unveiled for Saltcoats

Ambitious proposals to regenerate Glebe Place in Saltcoats have been unveiled by North Ayrshire Council.

Published 20 August 2021

Isle of Arran development plots brought to market

A rare opportunity has arisen to acquire a portfolio of development plots on the Isle of Arran.

Published 5 August 2021

hub South West appoints Robertson to £12.5m Irvine primary school

hub South West has appointed Robertson Construction Central West as the preferred Tier 1 Contractor for a new £12.5 million primary school in Irvine.

Published 30 July 2021

Tender issued to build solar PV facility for North Ayrshire Council

Plans to build a council-owned solar farm on the outskirts of Kilwinning are gathering pace.

Published 27 July 2021

Sheet Piling UK awarded contract to assist North Ayrshire flood defences 

Sheet Piling (UK) Ltd is handling work on a high six-figure contract to install steel sheet piles as part of the defences within a major North Ayrshire flood defence project, for which £14 million of its £18m cost is being covered by the Scottish Government.

Published 21 July 2021

North Ayrshire Council plans to build shared-equity housing block

A North Ayrshire Council new build development is set to make it easier for people to get on the housing ladder and also support homeowners who want to downsize from their current property.

Published 9 July 2021

Balfour Beatty sells interests in AWPR and Irvine hospital

Balfour Beatty has agreed the sale of three UK assets from its Infrastructure Investments portfolio including the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) and the Woodland View Hospital in Irvine.

Published 8 July 2021

North Ayrshire Council unveils £25m sheltered housing plans

North Ayrshire Council has set out the next stage of its multi-million-pound investment to deliver the next generation of sheltered housing.

Published 6 July 2021