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28 Oct 2013 - No comments
Hadden Construction have completed the refurbishment and extension of Edinburgh’s Corstorphine Primary School. The £1.6m project for City of Edinburgh Council consisted of the construction...
25 Oct 2013 - No comments
Waitrose has opened its sixth Scottish store and 300th outlet in the UK as a whole in the seaside town of Helensburgh . Designed by Cooper Cromar and built by Barr Construction the scheme...
25 Oct 2013 - No comments
Miller Construction has been confirmed as preferred partner on a £200m programme to build new schools across the north of Scotland. Delivered through hub North Scotland individual projects...
25 Oct 2013 - No comments
Reiach & Hall Architects have seen off competition from Anderson Bell Christie, Lee Boyd, Malcolm Fraser and WT Architecture to secure a £3m commission to transform Kilmartin House Museum ,...
24 Oct 2013 - No comments
Reiach & Hall Architects have unveiled a trio of health centres for NHS Lanarkshire to add to their growing portfolio of health project s currently underway; including Maggies Lanarkshire and...
24 Oct 2013 - No comments
Aberdeen Sports Village’s £18.2m Aquatics Centre has taken a significant step toward completion with both its 25 and 50m pools being filled with water for the first time. The elite...
24 Oct 2013 - No comments
A £220m project to redevelop a swathe of brownfield land on the Broomielaw has been launched by Scottish Enterprise and property investment group Marlebone. Subject to a pre-let this would...
23 Oct 2013 - No comments
A Scottish Government backed review of the construction industry has called for the creation of a new post of construction adviser to provide a link between government and industry. The newly...
23 Oct 2013 - No comments
A new  £10.6m Dumbarton Academy , part of the Scottish Government’s £1.25bn Schools for the Future programme, has been officially opened by one of its former pupils, Dr John Brown now...
23 Oct 2013 - No comments
Work has begun on a £24m extension to the Fort Kinnaird retail and leisure park, introducing a seven screen Odeon cinema, seven restaurants, two cafes and a children’s play area. Designed...
22 Oct 2013 - No comments
A new leisure centre at the heart of Kirkcaldy has welcomed the first of an estimated 230,000 visitors in its first year of operation following its official opening. Built by Graham...
22 Oct 2013 - No comments
The Michael Wood Sport & Leisure Centre in Glenrothes, one of three such facilities delivered in recent months by Fife Council , is to serve as a flagship facility for the region. The £21.5m...
22 Oct 2013 - No comments
Cambridge City Council has trialled the use of a novel spray on liguid which transforms staid tarmac into an effervescent lighting strip to improve amenity of a local park after dark....
21 Oct 2013 - No comments
Graham Construction has completed the installation of the world’s largest wind turbine on behalf of Samsung Heavy Industries at Energy Park Fife. The 196m tall structure is scheduled to...
21 Oct 2013 - No comments
GMB, the union for energy workers in Scotland, has warned that the country risks missing out on a new breed of nuclear power stations as French energy giant EDF and the UK government press ahead...
21 Oct 2013 - No comments
BMJ Architects have submitted plans to erect a new office building within the Southern General Hospital campus . Situated alongside an existing teaching and learning facility the new block...
18 Oct 2013 - No comments
A collective of tenant’s residents associations from the Denny area; including Sutherland, Argyll & Shanks and Glenwood, have joined forces to voice their opposition to a £6.5m regeneration of...
18 Oct 2013 - No comments
Aberdeen City Council has detailed its ambition to build a £200m exhibition and conference venue to replace the existing AECC by 2017. Designed to replace the outdated existing venue the new...
18 Oct 2013 - No comments
Morrison Construction has been named as the preferred contractor to build twin Archial designed schools campuses in North Lanarkshire as part of a Scottish Government backed construction programme...
17 Oct 2013 - No comments
Construction work has commenced on a £3m outdoor centre at Fairmilehead, Edinburgh, run by Craigdon Mountain Sports. Pentland Outdoor Centre will be run on solar energy and combine retail...
17 Oct 2013 - No comments
Glasgow City Council has granted planning permission to a Hilton Doubletree hotel on the site of the A listed Custom House . Work will entail the refurbishment of the historic building to...
17 Oct 2013 - No comments
A two dozen strong shortlist of the best modern churches to be built in Britain since 1953 has been published by the National Churches Trust. Amongst their number are five entrants from...
17 Oct 2013 - No comments
Construction has commenced on the latest addition to Glasgow’s office stock in the form of St Vincent Plaza , a 170,000sq/ft scheme following the completion of site clearance works....
16 Oct 2013 - No comments
Adam Dudley, founder of Edinburgh based Adam Dudley Architects, has died following a fight against cancer . Dudley formed the practice in 1989 and in that time has made his mark as a Saltire...
16 Oct 2013 - No comments
If one thing has been missing over the past five years of recession it has been the confidence to think and act big in the face of uncertainty. In the autumn edition of Urban Realm it is heartening...
16 Oct 2013 - No comments
Plans to build a £10m Scotch whisky distillery and visitor centre within an historic former pumping house at Queens Dock, Glasgow, have been submitted by AD Rattray Scotch Whisky Company....
16 Oct 2013 - No comments
Work to deliver a £4m sheltered housing complex for the elderly is nearing completion in the Liberton area of Edinburgh, offering 32 flats for social and mid-market rent to pensioners....
15 Oct 2013 - No comments
Five UK cities are experiencing a rise in new construction of 80 per cent over the past 12 months with 45 new projects breaking ground in Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds and Manchester....
15 Oct 2013 - No comments
Moray Council have recommended for approval a plan to expand Elgin’s St Giles Centre to incorporate expanded retail provision and a new bus station. Robertson Property and Upland...
14 Oct 2013 - No comments
Work to install twin flyover bridges ferrying local traffic over the A77 at Bogend Toll and Symington Village has been completed by Transport Scotland. The overnight operation involved...
14 Oct 2013 - No comments
Organic Distilleries, a spin-off company of Organic Architects specialising in distillery design, have submitted plans to build a new Highland distillery at Drimnin within an existing farm steading...
14 Oct 2013 - No comments
A new mosque on Aberdeen’s Nelson Street, to serve the estimated 4,000 Muslims resident within the city and surrounding shire, is to move on site next March. The £1m Makespace Architects...
11 Oct 2013 - No comments
A C listed former temperance hall in Inverness, currently on the Buildings at Risk register, has secured a first-round pass for a grant of £706,400 from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The cash...
11 Oct 2013 - No comments
An exhibition dedicated to concrete, developed by A+DS, The Concrete Society and Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, opens its doors today at The Lighthouse, Glasgow....
10 Oct 2013 - No comments
Eight of Britain’s biggest construction firms; Balfour Beatty, Carillion, Costain, Kier, Laing O'Rourke, Sir Robert McAlpine, Skanska UK and VINCI, have agreed to compensate 3,200 workers whose...
10 Oct 2013 - No comments
Plans to erect a £55m, 18 hole golf course at Forbes of Kingussie have been submitted by MAP property and Leisure Developments to Angus Council. Designed by Archial the scheme will...
9 Oct 2013 - No comments
Work to raze the 13 storey former home of Aberdeen City Council has begun in earnest with contractors moving on site to dismantle the city centre landmark floor by floor. Four remote control...
9 Oct 2013 - No comments
Work to deliver a custom built family home in the Highlands has been completed by contractors Ullapool Construction on behalf of Helen Lucas Architects and David Narro Associates. The £320k...
8 Oct 2013 - No comments
A £15m headquarters office building for Technip Subsea has been completed by Robertson Group at Westhill, Aberdeen. The project incorporates 60,000sq/ft of office space for 1,200 workers...
8 Oct 2013 - No comments
With just one year to go until the referendum that will reshape Scotland’s future one important element of the debate has been lost amidst the fog of North Sea oil, a stushie over the Barnett...
8 Oct 2013 - No comments
A neurological disease research clinic partially funded by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has been officially unveiled by HRH The Princess Royal and Edinburgh University. Named in honour of...
7 Oct 2013 - No comments
Keppie Design has announced the appointment of 33 new members of staff to its UK offices to handle a growing workload at home and abroad. Citing ‘real signs of improvement’ in the market...
7 Oct 2013 - No comments
Plans to convert Glasgow’s Kelvin Hall to house the Scottish Screen Archive, civic collections and Glasgow University’s Hunterian Museum, have taken a step forward after the project secured...
4 Oct 2013 - No comments
St Cadoc’s Primary, Rutherglen, has welcomed its first pupils since handover by Kier Construction The £6.2m school was delivered under South Lanarkshire’s £812m primary school...
4 Oct 2013 - No comments
Edinburgh’s Fruitmarket Gallery is keeping a planned overhaul under wraps pending a decision on a £2m grant application to Creative Scotland to build a Gareth Hoskins penned design....
4 Oct 2013 - No comments
An £8.7m integrated primary school and special needs campus, the first to be built in Scotland, has opened its doors to pupils in East Kilbride. Maxwellton Primary and Greenburn School was...
3 Oct 2013 - No comments
Humanitarian architecture charity OrkidStudio has begun a hunt for volunteers for their next live-build project, St. Jerome’s Children’s Home in Nakuru, Kenya. In addition the charity is...
3 Oct 2013 - No comments
Work to build Scotland’s largest new town in a generation has commenced at Chapelton, Aberdeenshire, including £8m of infrastructure work to ready the site for the first phase of some 8,000...
2 Oct 2013 - No comments
Commercial property firm Ryden has been commissioned by NHS Tayside to prepare a masterplan and planning applications for the 23 acre former Murray Royal Hospital, Perth. This follows delivery...
2 Oct 2013 - No comments
HM the Queen has officially opened NHS Grampian’s new emergency care centre, following admission of its first patients last December . The £110m Matthew Hay Building was delivered by...
2 Oct 2013 - No comments
Work to redevelop an historic art deco theatre in Aberdeen is to commence immediately after the city council granted planning permission for the £30m project. Knight Property Group are...
1 Oct 2013 - No comments
Architectural historian and former RIAS secretary Charles McKean has died at St Columba’s Hospice, Edinburgh, aged 67. A noted scholar, commentator and author McKean is best known for...
1 Oct 2013 - No comments
The University of Glasgow has taken occupancy of the RMJM designed Translational Research Centre following its handover by Mansell, the main contractors. Built adjacent to the Beatson...
1 Oct 2013 - No comments
Work to deliver a £228m campus for the newly formed City of Glasgow College has begun with the demolition of the old Allan Glen’s school building on Cathedral Street. Jointly designed by...

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