North Lanarkshire

More sites added to North Lanarkshire Council's housebuilding programme

Councillors have approved the addition of further sites for new council homes as North Lanarkshire Council continues to roll out its new build housing plans.

Published 17 September 2020

Procast to refurbish buildings in Airdrie town centre

A new contract forming part of plans to transform North Lanarkshire Council’s town centres at a cost of £32.75 million over the next five years has been secured by Strathaven-based Procast.

Published 10 September 2020

Demolition of Airdrie high-rises begins

The demolition of three high-rise blocks of flats in Airdrie is now under way, marking a major step forward in North Lanarkshire Council’s regenerations plans.

Published 26 August 2020

New roads and improvements on the agenda to open up Ravenscraig regeneration site

Plans for new roads and improvements to open up access to the Ravenscraig regeneration site will be considered by councillors this month.

Published 19 August 2020

JR Group delivers affordable homes in Wishaw

JR Group has successfully delivered 30 affordable homes on East Academy Street in Wishaw as it awaits a decision on plans for 12 more flats in the town.

Published 11 August 2020

Public and NHS staff to evaluate site options for new University Hospital Monklands

Members of the public and NHS Lanarkshire staff are to take part in a postal scoring process to evaluate the site options for a new University Hospital Monklands.

Published 7 July 2020

Financial close reached on extension of Airdrie schools

hub South West has signed a design and build project with Linear Design & Construct (LDC) to undertake an extension of the All Saints and Rochsolloch Primary Schools in Airdrie on behalf of North Lanarkshire Council.

Published 2 July 2020

New housing projects announced by North Lanarkshire Council

North Lanarkshire Council has added further sites for new build homes, awarded new contracts to take forward more developments and outlined housing plans for villages and town centres as it drives forward its plans to deliver 5,000 new council homes across the region.

Published 10 June 2020

Civil engineering firm did not breach duty of care to tenants of contaminated housing development

Two tenants of properties in a housing development in Motherwell have failed to establish that a civil engineering firm breached a duty of care owed to them in respect of injuries they sustained whilst living on the site.

Published 26 May 2020

North Lanarkshire continues tower demolition planning

Plans to identify and improve future housing options for people living in high-rise homes in North Lanarkshire are continuing during the current pandemic as the council pushed on with high-rise demolition plans.

Published 22 May 2020

Council ordered to re-consider planning application for Cumbernauld retail park expansion

The owners of a shopping centre in Cumbernauld have succeeded in a petition for judicial review made against a decision of North Lanarkshire Council to grant planning permission for a major development near Cumbernauld Town Centre.

Published 5 May 2020

Redpath awarded essential project at University Hospital Wishaw

Redpath Construction has been appointed by NHS Lanarkshire to deliver the creation of a 24-bed trauma ward at University Hospital Wishaw.

Published 23 April 2020

Balfour Beatty to deliver Motherwell station redevelopment

Work on a new regional transport integration hub at Motherwell station is set to begin this year following the appointment of contractors Balfour Beatty.

Published 18 March 2020

Court orders Balfour Beatty to pay £4m North Lanarkshire schools bill

A company set up to deliver a number of new schools and community centres in North Lanarkshire which sued a construction company over defects in the development of one of the building projects has been granted a court order to enforce an adjudicator’s decision in its favour.

Published 20 February 2020

Cumbernauld’s new retail park helps boost local economy

Cumbernauld’s local economy is enjoying a significant economic boost from the completion of a £20 million retail development by Glasgow-based property development company London & Scottish Investments.

Published 20 February 2020