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Timber frame: the material of choice for rising variety of projects

LENZIE-based Fleming Timber Structures is flying the flag for timber frame by demonstrating how the material can be used successfully in the construction of...

First phase of expansion underway at Oregon Timber Frame site in Selkirk

THE first phase of expansion at Selkirk-based Oregon Timber Frame is underway, as part of a wider £24 million investment by Barratt Developments following...

Timber industry hosts Scottish Parliament reception to explain sustainability benefits

THE Scottish Timber Trade Association (STTA) brought the timber and wood products industry together at Holyrood for the first time to host a reception...

Work complete on £5.45m delivery of new facilities for travellers in Aberdeen

NEW amenity blocks for travellers at Clinterty in Aberdeen have been successfully delivered by MTM Construction and Connect Modular in a £5.45 million project. The...

Robertson delivers £60m accommodation upgrade at RAF Lossiemouth

ROBERTSON Construction Northern has successfully completed the build of Peterhead House at RAF Lossiemouth. The completion marks a 'significant improvement' to accommodation for hundreds of...

Connect Modular marks delivery milestone in North Ayrshire Council project

CONNECT Modular has announced the successful delivery of the first six houses to its new 14-home affordable housing development programme for North Ayrshire Council. Last...

Hub South East and Connect Modular to deliver new Livingston homes

REPRESENTATIVES from West Lothian Council recently visited the site of planned new council homes in Livingston that will include supported housing specifically for homeless...

Modular specialist lands third North Ayrshire Council affordable housing project

CONNECT Modular has been appointed by North Ayrshire Council to build 14 new affordable homes across four sites in Beith and Kilbirnie. The £3 million...

Full-scale log house set to be built with 100-year-old Douglas Fir logs

LOGS the length of a double decker bus, harvested by Forestry Land Scotland (FLS) and supplied to a specialist log cabin builder, are being...

‘Microhomes’ tipped to help address Scotland’s housing crisis

A Scottish architectural practice is pioneering new ‘microhomes’ to help address the nation’s housing crisis. Lorne Haycock, founder of Linwood-based LH Architecture, told Project Scotland...

Modular housing specialist lands role on Hub South East’s supply chain

MODULAR construction and affordable housing specialist Connect Modular has announced it has been named as a contractor on Hub South East’s Tier 1B supply...

Timber in the driving seat to meet roadmap aims

By Alex Goodfellow, CEO, Donaldson Offsite AT the end of 2023, the UK Government announced its Timber in Construction Roadmap to boost UK construction and...

Housebuilders urged to engage with programme to build 11,000 net zero homes

HOUSEBUILDERS have been called upon to engage with the Edinburgh Home Demonstrator (EHD) programme which aims to see the build of 11,000 net zero...

Kirkwood Timber Frame appoints two new directors to help drive market growth

ABERDEENSHIRE-based Kirkwood Timber Frame has appointed Barbara Massie as business development director and promoted Steven Robbie to technical director designate. The firm said the moves...

Offsite construction utilised for new Stevenston homes

NORTH Ayrshire Council's newest housing development - built by modular construction specialist Connect Modular - has been officially opened by provost Anthea Dickson. The new...

Modular specialist honoured for work at West Lothian schools

MODULAR construction specialist Portakabin has celebrated being awarded the ‘Supplier of the Year’ accolade at the Learning Places Scotland event in Glasgow last month. The...

New images help bring Innovation Hub at MSIP in Dundee to life

NEW photos have been released of the Innovation Hub at the Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc (MSIP), which opened last month. MSIP is a joint venture...

Timber frame manufacturer makes PV cell investment to aid green goals

OFFSITE timber frame manufacturer Donaldson Timber Systems (DTS) has installed photovoltaic cells at its Oxfordshire factory as part of the firm's ESG commitments to...

Vivalda launches ‘dust-free’ fabrication services nationwide

VIVALDA Group, the parent company of Cumbernauld-based MSP Facades, Prism Powder Coating and Vivalda Scotland, has announced the completion of its roll-out of ‘dust-free’...

Modular housing specialist celebrates double recognition at property awards

THE Wee House Company is celebrating a double success at the 2023 Herald Property Awards. The modular housing specialist was crowned Property Team of the...