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CIOB forms commission to investigate build quality

THE Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has formed a commission of past presidents to investigate build quality in the wake of defects found in Edinburgh …

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 …

Count us in: new community starts to take shape

COUNTESSWELLS, a unique new community to the west of Aberdeen, is starting to take shape with the first residents now in their homes. When complete, the …

ISG to the Four with £8 million refurbishment contract

ISG has secured an £8 million contract for the development of the building formerly known as Edinburgh House. Knight Property Group bought the building, …

Green light for £150m Newton Mearns development

A new 834-home community for Newton Mearns has been given the green light. The Maidenhill development, a venture between CALA Homes (West) and Taylor Wimpey …

New Dunfermline museum welcomes first visitors

THE first public visitors to the BAM Construction-built Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries (DCL&G) have witnessed what has been tipped to …

Home delivery challenges “getting ever steeper” warns trade body chief exec

The challenges facing those tasked with delivering Scotland’s new homes are “getting ever steeper”, the chief executive of trade body Homes for …

Green light for Craigie Campus plans

UNIVERSITY of the West of Scotland has secured planning permission in principle for 102 residential dwellings at its Craigie Campus in Ayr. The Masterplan by …

Contractors urged to help stamp out illegal working

MAIN contractors are being urged to carry out spot checks and implement robust procedures to ensure there are no illegal workers on their construction sites. …

WiP group gets sneak peak of landmark Edinburgh project

THE contractor currently delivering the transformation of Edinburgh’s Calton Hill Observatory site has given an exclusive preview of the project to …