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29 Dec 2012 - No comments
Residents of Springburn have been given a nasty Christmas present after Glasgow City Council contracted Burnfield Demolition to raze their B-listed Springburn Public Halls. As most folk were...
21 Dec 2012 - No comments
With letter boxes and inboxes bulging with cards and messages of goodwill we’ve brought together a sample of some of the best along with some thoughts for the year ahead. Kicking things off...
20 Dec 2012 - No comments
Derek Souter, the developer behind the planned redevelopment of Alexander Thomson’s Egyptian Halls to form a new hotel, is celebrating an early Christmas present after Glasgow City Council...
20 Dec 2012 - No comments
Moray Council have awarded planning permission to a 380 home masterplan for the south of Forres , clearing the way for Springfield Properties to move on site in January. Acting as client,...
19 Dec 2012 - No comments
Duddingston House Properties, has submitted tentative plans to transform a derelict former Odeon Cinema on Edinburgh’s Clerk Street into a leisure and entertainment complex , just months after...
19 Dec 2012 - No comments
Specialist glazing contractor Dortech has severed a 13 year relationship with building contractor Balfour Beatty, amidst allegations of poor payment practices. With £5m of business per year...
18 Dec 2012 - No comments
The University of Glasgow has published fresh detail on its plans to resurrect its flea bitten Hive nightclub as a £13.4m mixed-use sports and leisure hub - following expiry of its lease at the...
18 Dec 2012 - No comments
The finishing touches have been made to a £7m visitor centre at Rosslyn Chapel , the architectural confection famed for its Knights Templar associations. The global success of Dan Brown’s...
17 Dec 2012 - No comments
Plans to remodel Edinburgh’s Chambers Street into a new public performance space in front of the National Museum of Scotland could get the go-ahead this week when presented to planners ....
17 Dec 2012 - No comments
Zone Architects have unveiled a radical overhaul of a tired 1970s property in St Andrews, transmogrifying a generic pebble dash bungalow into a home more befitting of its advantageous position in...
14 Dec 2012 - No comments
Retirement home developer McCarthy & Stone has unwrapped its latest Later Living development, a development of 49 one and two bedroom retirement apartments on Balleyfield Road, Portobello....
14 Dec 2012 - No comments
ScottishPower has formally lodged a planning application to build its new Glasgow headquarters, a 14 storey building designed by Page\Park that will be the largest single-occupier development in...
14 Dec 2012 - No comments
A speculative Glasgow office block is to go ahead after securing a £50m funding package; including £40.4m from BAM and a £9.6m loan from the Scottish Government and European Regional Development...
13 Dec 2012 - No comments
A scheme to build a £150m waste to energy plant in Glasgow has cleared a major hurdle after councillors voted to award planning permission. The Clyde Energy Centre will be situated on the...
13 Dec 2012 - No comments
The Mull of Galloway, the most southerly land in Scotland, has been named as the likely subject of a community buy out. A 30 acre parcel of land owned by the National Lighthouse Board, home to...
12 Dec 2012 - No comments
War veteran’s charity Erskine is pressing ahead with the latest phase of its residential development at Bishopton, Renfrewshire, after awarding the £1.1m build contract to Mactaggart & Mickel....
12 Dec 2012 - No comments
Two design teams have been selected to deliver a new health centre in Eastwood after the project won £17.4m in funding from East Renfrewshire Council and the Scottish Government. Part of a...
11 Dec 2012 - No comments
New City Vision has revised an application to redevelop a prominent gap site in Glasgow’s Kelvinside sandwiched between Clouston Street and Kelbourne Street. The plot will be developed in...
11 Dec 2012 - No comments
Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games Athletes Village has passed another milestone with completion of a purpose built energy centre, designed by RMJM. The structure serves as hub for a sprawling...
10 Dec 2012 - No comments
The Forestry Commission has progressed plans to build a flagship visitor centre at Kirroughtree, Dumfries & Galloway, with the award of a £4.5m contract to Robertson. Designed by JM...
10 Dec 2012 - No comments
Alan Dunlop has launched an impassioned plea to architecture graduates to up sticks and head east to find work after shifting much of his own practices focus to the nascent superpower....
7 Dec 2012 - No comments
Work to demolish Aberdeen City Council’s former HQ, St Nicholas House, is to begin in January following the decamp of staff to the former Marischal College across the road. It is expected...
6 Dec 2012 - No comments
Stonehaven Care Village, a 60 bed care home and residential development, has been completed by Morrison Construction Services. Designed and funded by Aberdeenshire Council the £6.7m project...
6 Dec 2012 - No comments
Oscar Niemeyer, the Brazilian architect famous for designing some of his country’s most important government buildings in Brasilia, has passed away in hospital aged 104. Inspired by the...
6 Dec 2012 - No comments
Ian Smith Design has completed work to re-design the Famous Grouse visitor centre and café at Glenturret Distillery, Perth. Managed by Heritage Portfolio the Glenturret café and bar caters...
5 Dec 2012 - No comments
Manchester’s humble terraced housing is to be given a 21st century overhaul after a new residential development inspired by the typology secured planning permission in the city’s New Islington...
5 Dec 2012 - No comments
NHS Lothian has begun a hunt to find a private partner to design, build, maintain and finance the new Royal Hospital for Sick Children at Little France, Edinburgh. The project will include a...
4 Dec 2012 - No comments
A ‘stalled space’ on Glasgow’s Broomielaw waterfront is set to be transformed into a temporary pop-up cinema after Pidgin Perfect were commissioned to deliver a series of live projects....
4 Dec 2012 - No comments
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has heeded calls to migrate spending from current to capital expenditure in a bid to stimulate the economy through increased funding for repair,...
3 Dec 2012 - No comments
Proposals to regenerate a vast swathe of land around Shawfield, South lanarkshire, have been given a boost after netting £6m from the European Regional Development Fund. The news means urban...
3 Dec 2012 - No comments
A diverse trio of new build schemes have been named as the winners of the first ever design award staged specifically to recognise exemplar design within the Cairngorm National Park. 56...

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