The recovery in UK construction output gained further momentum during June, according to the latest PMI data which saw overall activity expand at the fastest pace since June 1997.
Published 6 July 2021
Public sector procurement authority SCAPE has made two additions to its senior team as it continues to strengthen its support for public sector built environment projects across the UK.
Published 16 June 2021
Output growth in the UK construction sector reaching its strongest since September 2014, according to new data.
Published 4 June 2021
The City of Edinburgh Council’s affordable housebuilding programme continues apace with construction starting today on a further 49 new affordable and energy efficient homes for Dumbryden Gardens in Wester Hailes.
Published 25 May 2021
Public sector procurement authority SCAPE Scotland has appointed Lillian McDowall as senior relationship manager to help support the nation's economic recovery and help the Scottish public sector meet its net zero target.
Published 6 May 2021
Output in the UK construction sector has recorded the highest monthly growth in all work since September 2020, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Published 13 April 2021
Edinburgh’s drive to become the Data Capital of Europe has moved a step closer after Robertson Construction recently completed the new building to house the Edinburgh International Data Facility (EIDF).
Published 23 February 2021
Faithful+Gould, Arup and Triskelion (Arcadis, Sweco and Fairhurst) have secured places on the SCAPE Scotland Consultancy framework.
Published 18 December 2020
The property industry must do more to demonstrate the positive impact of construction projects on communities across Scotland, according to new research by public sector procurement authority SCAPE Scotland.
Published 8 December 2020
Scape Procure Scotland has today launched a new framework valued at £2 billion as part of a redesigned construction framework suite which aims to provide direct support to the local economy and Scotland’s green recovery.
Published 21 July 2020
The phased return of work on construction sites across the UK resulted in a sharp turnaround in the performance of the sector last month with the fastest rise in activity for nearly two years.
Published 6 July 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out the UK Government’s intention to build its way out of the coronavirus economic downturn with a £5 billion capital investment plan but has once again delayed the publication of a revised National Infrastructure Strategy.
Published 30 June 2020
Construction activity suffered a substantial weakening in April as coronavirus-related restrictions increasingly hampered activity and construction sites were closed.
Published 6 May 2020
Experts from across the built environment and education sectors have joined forces to launch a UK-first fully accredited virtual work experience programme.
Published 21 April 2020
Procurement specialist Scape Group has announced a series of measures to support delivery partners and clients during the COVID19 pandemic including extending its Built Environment Consultancy Services (BECS) framework by three months and National Construction Framework by four months.
Published 16 April 2020