Plans approved to create Scotland’s answer to New York’s ‘High Line’

Ambitious plans to create a new linear park inspired by New York City’s High Line at the western gateway to the Forth & Clyde Canal have taken another step forward with the granting of planning consent for the project. Scottish Canals and its partners are currently fundraising for the development of the route, which will transform […]

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Firms wanted for £1.65bn Scottish housing deal

A four-year £1.65bn framework that will deliver 10,000 new homes across Scotland has been launched. A total of £1.5bn has been allocated for the new homes, with projects under the House Building Framework divided into three lots: 50-plus units, 16-49 units, and 15 units and under. Companies can also tender to cover parts of the lots. […]

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IFS NEWS

IFS appointed new UK Business Development Manager To support our expansion in global markets IFS are delighted welcome to the team Martin MacNamara! Martin is widely experienced international sales specialist with over 17 years successful track record in developing new retail and distribution channels in the consumer IT industry. Martin will be leading our UK […]

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Constructionline

Constructionline exists to help members simplify procurement tasks, reduce risk, keep pace with legislation and achieve more. Our enhanced offering extends our range of membership options to meet changing market demand, particularly in the management of third-party risk. Buyers can now select the right tier of membership for their supply chain according to the level […]

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Construction National offer free subscription for 2018

Between now and the close of the Scotland Build 2017 Expo, Construction National – who are Media Partners for the event – are offering a free subscription to all four issues of the publication in 2018. Established for over 20 years, Construction National is a leading source of information for the UK construction sector covering […]

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Scotland’s largest construction show opens at 9.30am – 22nd Nov, SEC Glasgow

Scotland Build 2017, now in its third year, is Scotland’s largest construction expo dedicated entirely to opportunities in Scotland. Scotland Build is attended by the country’s ‘movers & shakers’ in the UK’s construction industry from: tier 1 contractors, subcontractors, builders, developers, local councils, housing associations, government, architects, solution providers and more. We are proud to […]

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Portobello development gets extensive external brick makeover

Plastic Surgeon, the UK’s leading specialist surface repair firm, has used its skills to enhance the external brickwork of a newly developed retirement living complex in Portobello, Edinburgh. The project, Jameson Gate, has been recently developed by McCarthy & Stone, the UK’s leading retirement housebuilder. Catering for retirement living, the development is aimed at those […]

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Edinburgh Council outlines largest ever plan for affordable housing

The City of Edinburgh Council has outlined a detailed plan to deliver the first phase of the Capital Coalition’s commitment to build 20,000 affordable homes over the next ten years. In January 2016, the Council made the historic commitment with housing association partners to deliver 16,000 homes over the next decade. Following the formation of the Capital […]

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UK construction activity rises slightly in October, but optimism falls to lowest for almost five years

UK construction companies have signalled that business conditions remained subdued during October. Output growth was largely confined to house building, which partly offset lower volumes of civil engineering and commercial activity. Moreover, the balance of construction firms expecting an increase in business activity over the next 12 months eased to its weakest since December 2012. Caution […]

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Wemyss Bay and New Waverley fly the flag for Scotland at RICS Awards

A project to maintain and improving key transport links for communities in the Inner Hebrides and the regeneration of a previously neglected corner of Edinburgh’s Old Town Conservation Area have scooped the Project of the Year titles in the Infrastructure and Regeneration categories in the 2017 Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Awards Grand Final. The Wemyss Bay […]

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Edinburgh must look beyond its boundaries to compete as a global city – Savills

Edinburgh needs to re-align itself to focus more on opportunities outside its immediate boundaries in order to continue to meet the ever-growing demand for homes, offices and hotels and fully establish itself as a global city, according to new research from Savills. The international real estate advisor’s new report Edinburgh: a global city in demand highlights that with […]

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