Cruden begins work on 131 affordable homes in Paisley

A £19 million affordable housing project set to transform an area of Paisley is under way.

Published 16 September 2020

Boeing programme takes off with Renfrew property deal

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland has signed a lease with property investment firm Canmoor to bring its £11.8 million research and development programme with aerospace company Boeing to a unit at Westway Park in Renfrew.

Published 15 September 2020

Construction firm fails to establish council’s breach of transparency obligations in tender process

A construction company that unsuccessfully tendered for a local authority contract has failed to establish that the local authority was in breach of transparency obligations imposed on it by the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. 

Published 8 September 2020

School plan mooted as council buys Chivas Brothers site in Paisley

Renfrewshire Council is to explore a range of possible development opportunities for land belonging to whisky company Chivas Brothers in Paisley after a deal was struck to bring the site into public ownership.

Published 17 July 2020

‘World first’ £1m deal to install Internet of Things in thousands of homes

Renfrewshire Council is to install Internet of Things (IoT) technology in its social housing stock which measures temperature, humidity and carbon dioxide levels and provides early alerts on issues such as problems with ventilation and potential dampness.

Published 6 July 2020

More homes planned for Paisley’s Abbey Quarter

Plans have been submitted for 73 new homes forming the latest phase of the Abbey Quarter masterplan in Paisley.

Published 16 June 2020

Morrison Construction awarded flagship National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility deal

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) has awarded the contract for the build of its new flagship facility at the heart of the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland in Renfrewshire to Morrison Construction.

Published 1 June 2020

Malcolm Group agrees largest lockdown industrial deal

Logistics, construction and maintenance services firm Malcolm Group has agreed terms for 67,000 sq ft of warehouse space at Westway Park in Renfrew.

Published 4 May 2020

Economic impact of proposed Paisley housing development revealed

Businesses in Paisley could benefit from an estimated annual boost of £18 million if plans for more than 600 new homes at Dykebar Hospital are approved, a report has revealed.

Published 1 May 2020

Student accommodation plans for iconic Paisley building

The former Territorial Army building on Paisley’s High Street could be transformed into student accommodation for the nearby University of the West of Scotland (UWS) under newly submitted plans.

Published 20 April 2020

Plans submitted to convert empty Paisley town centre buildings into flats

A prominent Paisley town centre site which has lain empty for a decade could be brought back into use as new flats – with a proposal to sell it to developers Nixon Blue going to councillors next week.

Published 16 March 2020

Renfrewshire Council outlines £75m housing investment

New build and current council housing in Renfrewshire is to benefit from a £75 million investment over the next three years after the local authority agreed it Housing Capital Investment Plan.

Published 10 March 2020

National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility gets planning green light

Planning permission has been granted for the development of the state-of-the-art National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) facility in Renfrewshire.

Published 6 March 2020

Saint-Gobain and Barnardo’s deliver starter homes for vulnerable young people

Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland has collaborated with Barnardo’s Scotland to build transitionary accommodation for young people leaving the care system.

Published 5 March 2020

Fleming Buildings wins £6m Renfrewshire early years bid

Fleming Buildings has been appointed by Renfrewshire Council to undertake the design and build of four early learning and childcare centres.

Published 3 March 2020