South Lanarkshire



£63m rail electrification programme approved

Construction work is expected to get underway on the £63 million electrification of the Barrhead corridor in April 2022 after the programme was given the green light.

Published 11 October 2021

Second phase of Cuningar Loop Woodland Park begins with large expansion

Work is now under way to extend the award-winning Cuningar Loop Woodland Park on the banks of the River Clyde, marking the start of Phase Two of Clyde Gateway’s largest parkland project.

Published 6 October 2021

Miller Homes celebrates 20 years in East Kilbride with launch of Jackton Gardens development

Miller Homes is marking its 20th-year building in East Kilbride with a brand-new development in Jackton, South Lanarkshire. 

Published 6 October 2021

In Pictures: Scaffolding marks beginning of repair work for Hamilton Mausoleum

The scaffolding division of The JR Group has constructed a 24m-high scaffold around the Hamilton Mausoleum in preparation for major repair works.

Published 27 September 2021

Clark Contracts to deliver next phase at speculative East Kilbride commercial development

Knight Property Group has appointed Clark Contracts as the main contractor on the second phase of speculative development at Langlands Commercial Park in East Kilbride.

Published 15 September 2021

South Lanarkshire approves new council homes in Larkhall

Members of South Lanarkshire Council's planning committee have approved an application to develop the former site of Craigbank Primary School on the edge of Morgan Glen.

Published 9 September 2021

Ashfield Land restarts work on Rutherglen Topgolf attraction

Construction work on a new multi-level golf entertainment complex in Rutherglen has recommenced following a Covid-enforced interruption.

Published 3 September 2021

Work begins on UK's tallest onshore wind turbines following Greencoat investment deal

Construction work on one of the UK’s first onshore wind farm with 200m-tall turbines has started after Banks Renewables secured new funding agreements with Greencoat UK Wind at the start of the year.

Published 17 August 2021

Saltire wins £340k South Lanarkshire Council electrical testing contract

Saltire Facilities Management has been awarded a contract with South Lanarkshire Council worth approximately £340,000 to deliver a programme of domestic fixed electrical testing for up to 5,000 homes across the region.

Published 10 August 2021

Three-week Ponfeigh Bridge installation shown in 45-second video

A time-lapse video has been unveiled which shows the new Ponfeigh Bridge being delicately pushed out over the Douglas Water and lowered into position.

Published 6 August 2021

South Lanarkshire remediation site becomes UK's first supplier of green aggregates

Advance Construction Scotland will be amongst the first groundworks civil engineering businesses in the UK to use green aggregates from SandandStone after the materials supplier signed a new agreement with Green Biofuels Ltd.

Published 3 August 2021

David Livingstone Birthplace reopens after £9.1m revamp

David Livingstone Birthplace reopens its doors after four years today following a £9.1 million transformation project.

Published 28 July 2021

Dundas Estates to deliver 128 new homes in Cambuslang

Dundas Estates has commenced construction on a new 128-home development in Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire.

Published 19 July 2021

Hairmyres station on track for relocation and expansion

Plans to relocate Hairmyres station have moved closer as Scotland’s Railway, South Lanarkshire Council and Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) have agreed to fund and develop an expanded transport interchange.

Published 19 July 2021

£2.8m extension agreed for South Lanarkshire primary school

South Lanarkshire Council has agreed to deliver an extension to Glengowan Primary School.

Published 28 June 2021