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Quarterly Housing Statistics reveal 24% drop in new home starts

Published 4 weeks ago

The number of new home completions and starts in Scotland during 2023 fell by 11% and 24% respectively compared to the previous year, official figures have revealed.

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Eight firms selected for £600m civil engineering framework

Published 4 weeks ago

The Scottish Government has selected eight firms for its public works framework covering civil engineering projects.

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Engineering firm fined following worker’s death at Baird Family Hospital site

Published 4 weeks ago

An engineering and services company has been fined following the death of a worker at a hospital construction site in Aberdeen.

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Residential-led development proposals for former Saica site go on show

Published 4 weeks ago

The public are to be given the chance to view and comment on proposals for a sustainable residential-led development at Maybury Quarter Edinburgh, the site of the former Saica packaging facility in the west of the city.

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Podcast: Why ‘fabric-first’ may be the wrong approach for retrofitting with Fionn Stevenson

Published 4 weeks ago

“If we have a choice between a tenant having their home flooded or having to put on an extra jumper, which would you recommend?”

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Green investment team to unlock funding for Glasgow’s net zero ambitions

Published 4 weeks ago

Glasgow City Council has agreed plans to create a specialist green investment team that can help unlock a £40 billion fund needed for the city’s net zero ambitions.

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Robertson increases turnover but inflation hits profits

Published 1 month ago

Robertson Group has reported a 9% increase in turnover in its last full trading year but the contractor also suffered a 20% plunge in profits.

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Architect Oliver Chapman passes away

Published 1 month ago

Oliver Chapman Architects has announced the passing of its founder Oliver Chapman.

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Detailed plans lodged for final phase of Newton Farm masterplan

Published 1 month ago

Taylor Wimpey West Scotland has submitted a detailed planning application to South Lanarkshire Council for a range of new homes to complete the Newton Farm masterplan in Cambuslang.

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Plans approved to guide ‘significant’ regeneration of Glasgow city centre

Published 1 month ago

Transformation plans to guide the regeneration of Glasgow city centre to 2030 have been approved by Glasgow City Council.

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Passivhaus Trust sets out recommendations for ‘Scottish equivalent’ policy implementation

Published 1 month ago

Ahead of the Scottish Government’s proposal to introduce design standards for all new build housing to meet a Scottish equivalent to the Passivhaus standard going out to consultation, the Passivhaus Trust has set out its key recommendations for how the policy could be delivered.

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Fife Council terminates house building contracts

Published 1 month ago

Fife Council has terminated contracts with a major housebuilder to build 203 affordable homes after work across four sites failed to resume since December.

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Almost 600 apartments approved at Glasgow’s Buchanan House site

Published 1 month ago

The vacant Buchanan House office building in Glasgow is to be demolished to make way fo nearly 600 apartments after councillors awarded planning permission for the major proposal.

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Developer returns with Sauchiehall Street student accommodation changes

Published 1 month ago

A second attempt is being made to gain approval for a student accommodation development at the former Marks and Spencer site on Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street.

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Screens and auditorium to be maintained under revised plans for St Andrews cinema revamp

Published 1 month ago

The public is being given the chance to view revised proposals for the New Picture House Cinema in St Andrews through a newly produced video and website.

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