Newsletter - Links - Advertise - Contact Us - Cookies
 

News

26 Aug 2013 - No comments
Taymouth Marina is set to be officially unveiled later this week following completion of a suite of new visitor facilities as part of efforts to bolster patronage at the Perthshire attraction....
26 Aug 2013 - No comments
A derelict farmhouse within the spectacular setting of the Cairngorms National Park has won a prized planning permission for its restoration and extension. Coldrach is located north of the...
23 Aug 2013 - No comments
The new £15m Notre Dame Primary has opened its doors to pupils following a decant of teachers and students from the old school, now being converted into housing. Situated within the former...
23 Aug 2013 - No comments
A group of students from the Strathclyde School of Architecture and the Mackintosh have undertaken a field trip to the remote Isle of Rona to participate in an exercise designed to illustrate the...
22 Aug 2013 - No comments
A new competition for young architects has been launched by Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park which has stumped up £500k to cover the cost of three low cost, high design, installations...
22 Aug 2013 - No comments
Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Association has applied to increase the number of homes and improve the materials specification in their new housing led scheme at Calton Road, Edinburgh ....
21 Aug 2013 - No comments
In the latest sign of renewed confidence in the housing market Red Eye Developments have commenced construction on a speculative development of 19 apartments on Highburgh Road, Glasgow. Penned...
21 Aug 2013 - No comments
Edinburgh Airport has announced that it is to invest £25m in a 6,000m2 expansion of its main terminal and a larger security area. Designed to speed up transit through the terminal the...
21 Aug 2013 - No comments
Maxi Construction have been awarded a £2m contract to build the second phase of the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop , following completion of the Bill Scott Sculpture Centre. Financed by a £3m...
20 Aug 2013 - No comments
Fraserburgh Community and Sport Centre is to be officially unveiled on Friday after opening to the public back in February. Since opening the Centre has welcomed more than 95,000 people...
20 Aug 2013 - No comments
The feat of engineering behind Clydebank’s Titan crane has been recognised through its designation as an ‘engineering landmark’, comparable in importance to the Eiffel Tower, by the...
19 Aug 2013 - No comments
Construction work has commenced on a landmark redevelopment of Glasgow’s former Odeon cinema following the demolition of its auditoriums. Sir Robert McAlpine are now on site as design and...
19 Aug 2013 - No comments
Glasgow City Council have today commenced remediation work to the A listed Springburn Park Winter Gardens with the removal of vegetation alongside the safe storage of remaining glazing and loose...
19 Aug 2013 - No comments
Planners at Aberdeen City Council are recommending that a 13,600sq/ft office block on the site of the former Aberdeen Seafood Park at Palmerston Road, be recommended for approval. The eight...
16 Aug 2013 - No comments
Holmes Miller has submitted plans for the creation of new student residences for The National Dance School of Scotland, a hub for vocational dance and musical theatre. Situated within...
16 Aug 2013 - No comments
News that Edinburgh City Council has opted to block demolition of the Scottish Provident building is being viewed as merely a temporary reprieve by campaigners fearful for its future....
15 Aug 2013 - No comments
Gareth Hoskins Architects and contractor Graham Construction have been appointed by NHS Lothian and West Lothian Council to develop a new Blackburn Partnership Centre. The £7.3m facility will...
15 Aug 2013 - No comments
Calman Cancer Support Centre , the former Gartnavel Royal Hospital Chapel, has been named the UK’s best heritage project by the National Lottery – beating off competition from the likes of the...
15 Aug 2013 - No comments
An undistinguished home in Newton Mearns, Glasgow, has been given a fresh lease of life with the unveiling of a Macdonald Dickson Architecture penned refit. The neglected 1970s bungalow has...
14 Aug 2013 - No comments
Edinburgh councillors are expected to approve demolition of the B listed Scottish Provident building on St Andrew Square today after concluding that dismantling and reconstructing its façade...
14 Aug 2013 - No comments
Ayr’s former Cathedral of the Good Shepherd , is to open its doors to the public once more as a participant in this year’s Doors Open Day programme. Designed by William Corrie and Torry...
13 Aug 2013 - No comments
Two of Scotland’s newest secondary schools, Eastwood High and the Lasswade Centre, are to welcome their first pupils tomorrow following their handover to both council's last June . Despite...
13 Aug 2013 - No comments
Dundee City Council has given the go ahead to the V&A at Dundee , clearing the way for the issue of tender notices. Work to deliver the Kengo Kuma designed international centre of design has...
13 Aug 2013 - No comments
Bennetts Associates have been commissioned to undertake a feasibility study for the B listed Edinburgh Central Library. The Edinburgh institution has been serving the public for over 100 years...
12 Aug 2013 - No comments
Historic Scotland and Scottish Canals have begun an evaluation of eighty canal side buildings to ascertain whether they meet the requirements for listing. The survey encompasses all 137 miles...
12 Aug 2013 - No comments
Scottish Water has completed a £7m project to upgrade a network of Victorian tunnels and aqueducts, which direct fresh water from Loch Katrine to Glasgow. Working in consultation with...
9 Aug 2013 - No comments
Plans to build a £2.5m visitor centre on the western shore of Loch Ness have been suspended by tourism firm Jacobite Cruises after the project was hit by rising costs. The Cameron Webster...
9 Aug 2013 - No comments
Three shortlisted designs for a proposed £25m National Performance Centre for Sport have been unveiled by Dundee, Stirling and Edinburgh. Dundee's bid is being spearheaded by Keppie and...
9 Aug 2013 - No comments
Historic Scotland has launched a competition for photographers to snap the Forth Bridge in support of its nomination as a World Heritage Site . Running from 10 August to 30 September the...
8 Aug 2013 - No comments
Clyde Gateway has submitted plans for a mixed office and industrial development on the site of the former Dalmarnock Gas Works at Bartholomew Street, Glasgow. A ‘hybrid’ industrial and...
8 Aug 2013 - No comments
Abertay University is to progress a programme of refurbishment work at its historic 1910 Old College building. This work will see extensive repair work carried out to the buildings failing...
8 Aug 2013 - No comments
Dundonians are being asked for their input to help formalise a vision for the city’s bid to be crowned UK City of Culture 2017. ‘ We Dundee ’ is soliciting opinion on how the city should...
7 Aug 2013 - No comments
The BBC has published details of an upcoming documentary which is set to lift the lid on some of Britain’s most megalomaniacal architectural schemes; including an insane bid to demolish Glasgow,...
7 Aug 2013 - No comments
First Minister Alex Salmond has penned an unprecedented attack on a ‘kamikaze’ Aberdeen City Council as the growing schism between local and national government spilled over into the public...
7 Aug 2013 - No comments
A bout of negative publicity surrounding Foster’s under construction Hydro Arena in Glasgow looks to be behind it with work to envelope the eye-catching structure in giant inflatable EFTE...
6 Aug 2013 - No comments
Construction services group Robertson has unveiled a £5.2m community hub at Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear, the latest in a series of projects to be delivered in partnership with the NHS and Newcastle...
6 Aug 2013 - No comments
Revised plans to construct a new link road in Inverness have been published by Highland Council; which incorporate a new sports hub and swing bridge. The Inverness West Link Road is intended...
6 Aug 2013 - No comments
Work to deliver the second phase of regeneration work at Mill O’ Mains, Dundee, is to proceed after the Home Group appointed contractors to deliver the next tranche of housing. This will see...
5 Aug 2013 - No comments
An £11.2m integrated policing facility for Police Scotland is taking shape in Aberdeen with the completion of the base of the 4,518sq/m building. Situated at Kitty Brewster the custody...
5 Aug 2013 - No comments
The latest survey of the UK economy has painted a brightening picture of the hitherto struggling construction sector, predicting growth of 2.2 per cent in 2014 and a robust 4.5 per cent in 2015....
5 Aug 2013 - No comments
Scottish ministers have given their blessing to a £67m Tax Incremental Financing scheme which it is hoped will leverage as much as £413m in private sector investment across Falkirk and...
5 Aug 2013 - No comments
Britain’s fading seaside towns are increasingly becoming ‘dumping grounds’ for the vulnerable as benefit claimants of working age are pushed out of the cities to the coast, according to a...
2 Aug 2013 - No comments
Historic Scotland has announced that the Heritage Lottery Fund has agreed to provide £3.5m in funding toward the National Conservation Centre, an £8.4m facility in Stirling dedicated to...
2 Aug 2013 - No comments
A couple from Aberdeenshire have made it third time lucky in their bid to erect their dream self-build home in Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire, after planner gave their unanimous go-ahead for the scheme ....
2 Aug 2013 - No comments
An architecturally significant parking garage in Glasgow’s west end, The Botanic Gardens Garage, designed by D.V. Wylie in 1911 is to be transformed into a shop and gym alongside a small space...
1 Aug 2013 - No comments
The latest phase in a programme of townscape improvement works around Glasgow’s Merchant City have been revealed following façade cleaning works to properties on Bell Street and Wilson Street....
1 Aug 2013 - No comments
The British Council has announced the selection of a proposal by FAT Architecture, Crimson Architectural Historians and Owen Hatherley to form the British pavilion at the 2014 Venice architecture...

Back to News

Search News
Subscribe to Urban Realm Magazine
Features & Reports
For more information from the industry visit our Features & Reports section.