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Legal firm doubles Glasgow office capacity with new premises

LAW firm Thorntons is expanding with the opening of new Glasgow office which is double its existing capacity. The business has operated from serviced offices...

New data shows value of Scottish public sector construction projects is soaring

NEWLY released data has revealed that the value of planned public sector construction projects in Scotland has risen by £600 million to £12.2 billion. The...

Consultation events to be held ahead of regeneration of former Peebles woollen mill

A consultation event is set to be held on plans for a residential and mixed-use regeneration of a former woollen mill site on...

Approval for over 200 ‘much needed’ affordable homes in Edinburgh

PLANS for the build of over 200 affordable homes in Edinburgh have been given the green light. It comes as the City of Edinburgh Council...

New multi-purpose events space to open at Rangers FC’s Ibrox Stadium

A new multi-purpose event and retail space is set to open on the grounds of Rangers Football Club's Ibrox Stadium this Saturday (January 28). The...

Balfour Beatty to begin work on £12.5m Edinburgh green corridor

BALFOUR Beatty is set to commence work in Edinburgh to transform public spaces along a route between Roseburn and the Union Canal. It will see the...

Rail project underway to boost accessibility for visually impaired

TACTILE paving is being installed at 148 train stations across Scotland as Network Rail looks to make Scotland's railway more accessible. The textured surface of...

Engineers reach ‘major’ milestone on £6.8m rail project

JOURNEY times on trains between the central belt and north east are set to be faster after engineers completed a 'major' milestone on a...

Cairngorm Mountain funicular railway back in action following ‘complex’ civils work

THE Cairngorm Mountain's funicular railway is back in action following completion of repair works in what has been described as one of Scotland's 'most...

Galvanizing process helps protect Helensburgh seafront leisure centre from the elements

A galvanizing business has helped to ensure a new leisure centre in Helensburgh will withstand the elements. Main contractor Heron Bros Ltd commissioned Walter Watson...

North Lanarkshire to pioneer innovative road building materials

NORTH Lanarkshire Council has been awarded over £4.5 million to pioneer innovative materials for use on road building and maintenance. Working in partnership with Transport...

Search for contractor begins for Glasgow waterfront project

THE procurement process for works at Glasgow's Windmillcroft Quay is set to get underway, Glasgow City Council has announced. It forms part of the wider...

Mactaggart & Mickel site manager recognised in Scottish Parliament motion

A Mactaggart & Mickel Homes site manager has received praise from the Scottish Parliament for winning a National House Building Council (NHBC) Pride in...

Uncertainty takes its toll on Scotland’s commercial property market

NEW research by RICS has found that conditions in Scotland's commercial property market 'deteriorated' at the end of last year. The latest Royal Institution of...

Approved Renfrewshire riverside routes could attract £136m into local economy

PLANS have been approved for new riverside routes at the Advanced Manufacturing Innovating District Scotland (AMIDS) which is being built near Glasgow Airport. Renfrewshire Council's...

SSE Renewables outlines plans to work collaboratively with fishing industry

SSE Renewables has outlined plans to work collaboratively with the fishing industry when constructing and developing offshore wind energy projects. The organisation launched a report...

Morrison completes build of ‘state-of-the-art’ Inverness facility ahead of schedule

WORK has been completed on the build of the Highland Council's new 'state-of-the-art' waste transfer station in Inverness. The new facility, built by Morrison Construction...

Trade body confirms two planning promotions

TRADE body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has promoted two members of its planning team. Liz Hamilton has been appointed director of planning, while Richard Lewington...

Will the Scottish Government’s move towards ‘Passivhaus’ support zero carbon ambitions?

By Keith Emmerson and Andrew Leslie, solicitors specialising in construction and housebuilding at Gillespie Macandrew A lot has been written on the new Scottish National...

Hardies appointed to landmark Enerphit pilot project in Wick

HARDIES Property & Construction Consultants has been appointed to provide quantity surveying services to the first Enerphit standard pilot project in the north of...