Project Scotland

Billion pound City Deal agreed for Edinburgh and South East

Billion pound City Deal agreed for Edinburgh and South East

The Edinburgh and South East City Region has secured a deal from the UK and Scottish Governments worth £1.1 billion. The city …

Breedon Group doubles revenue despite margin decrease

Construction materials group Breedon has doubled its overall revenue despite a decrease in its underlying EBIT margin, its unaudited …

Contractor appointed for “ambitious” Ayr waterfront project

MORGAN Sindall has secured a contract to deliver the new £10 million Ayr Riverside Office Development. Construction on the project …

Scots firm goes ‘batty’ at Middleton Quarry

A Scottish-based recycling specialist is helping to preserve "bat caves" at a quarry on the outskirts of Edinburgh. NWH Group has …

Morrison lands £8.3m Dunoon Primary project

WORK is to start on the refurbishment and expansion of Dunoon Primary after Morrison Construction was chosen to deliver the …

Calls grow for action over cash retentions

SELECT has added its support to calls for action over the controversial issue of cash retentions in the construction sector. The …

‘Grenfell-type cladding’ used in at least 43 Scottish schools

13 local authorities have confirmed the use of aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding across at least 43 school buildings in …

Funding boost for Aberdeen Harbour expansion

FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon has welcomed news that Scottish Enterprise will contribute almost £12 million towards the Aberdeen …

Housebuilder unveils “more efficient” range of homes

BARRATT Homes Scotland has launched its 2017 range of homes, which the housebuilder claims are more efficient. The new homes are …

Checks reveal ‘Grenfell-type cladding’ used on some Scottish schools

14 local authorities have reported that aluminium composite material cladding – the type said to be used on Grenfell Tower – has …

Second developer secured for Countesswells project

KIRKWOOD Homes is to become the second developer to start work at Countesswells, a new community to the west of Aberdeen. Stewart …

It’s all material

Gary Moug speaks to Gordon Urquhart, postgraduate course manager for Historic Environment Scotland, about a new building conservation …

Inverness Museum plans unveiled

PLANS have been submitted for improvements to the area surrounding the Inverness Museum and Art Gallery (IMAG). Highland Council, in …

Dundee site sells out in less than a year

CCG has announced that a "beautiful" new housing development in Dundee has sold out in under ten months. Families have already …

Work starts at Lidl’s new Lanarkshire base

CONSTRUCTION work has started on Lidl's new regional distribution centre (RDC) at Eurocentral in North Lanarkshire. The supermarket …