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Scottish Government moves to allay cladding fears

Initial responses from local authorities suggest the type of aluminium composite material cladding used on the Grenfell Tower has not been used on any local …

Edinburgh architect honoured by RIAS

Architect Nicholas Groves-Raines was presented with a RIAS Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual RIAS Awards Dinner in Edinburgh recently. The Lifetime …

Queensferry Crossing opening date announced

The Queensferry Crossing is to open to traffic on August 30, it has been announced. Economy Secretary Keith Brown announced the date during a visit to the …

Winners crowned at Scottish Home Awards 2017

The Scottish Home Awards 2017, which saw housebuilders from across the country crowned in a number of categories, took place in Glasgow recently. 19 awards …

Shettleston development scoops top industry award

A new Glasgow development of 29 amenity flats has won a top award at the Scottish Home Awards. The flats, located at Fernan Gardens in Shettleston, were …

Esh Border Construction completes multi-million pound social housing project

Esh Border Construction recently completed work on a “key” social housing project for Scottish Borders Housing Association. The project delivered 60 new …

Permission granted for new Bargeddie housing development

Planning permission has been granted for a new 160-home development at Glasgow Road, Bargeddie. North Lanarkshire Council granted full planning permission to …

CITB confirms lower levy rate ahead of consensus vote

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) in Scotland has confirmed it will cut the levy it collects from employers in 2018-20. The levy will be cut from …

Review set for Scottish regulations following Grenfell Tower fire

The Scottish Government has confirmed that a ministerial working group will be launched to review Scottish regulations in the wake of the tragic fire at …

RIAS Awards 2017 winners announced

The winners have been announced for the RIAS Awards 2017. The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) announced 12 winners at its recent Awards …