The North of Glasgow Targeted for Redevelopment

“The North of Glasgow’s time has come”- were the words of Councillor Susan Aitken, the Leader of Glasgow City Council, addressing delegates at our Glasgow Development Plans Event. Glasgow City Council, supported by the £1.1bn Glasgow City Region Deal, are undertaking major community regeneration projects across the city, with the North of Glasgow being a […]

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Springfield Properties £650m Project Approved

Scottish housebuilder Springfield Properties have been given the go-ahead for a massive 3,000+ community development – Durieshill in Stirling. The £650m project has been given the green light by Stirling Council, subject to the completion of a Section 75 agreement, and it is the largest project in Scotland to have received planning permission in its […]

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UK Construction & Property Events Worth Attending in 2020

The construction and property industry is in a fascinating place. On one side there is major disruption and uncertainty with skills, housing, Brexit and more creating massive challenges which need to be overcome. On the other hand innovative smart solutions are offering ways to combat barriers, whilst ambitious infrastructure projects including HS2, Northern Powerhouse Rail […]

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460,000 Homes in Scotland Could Be Renewably Heated by 2030

A report commissioned by industry body Scottish Renewables has found that the Scottish government could see the equivalent of 460,000 homes heated renewably by 2030. The report used information collected by CAG Consultants concerning the type and volume of potential heat network projects across Scotland’s seven cities, gathering information from local authorities and industry professionals.

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Advanced Manufacturing District in Scotland Primed to Deliver Thousands of Jobs

Work has started on a new manufacturing district in Renfrewshire, Scotland, which plans to create thousands of high value jobs for the sector. At the Glasgow Development Plans conference, the Refrewshire council who have been bringing forward this development will be speaking. An official ground-breaking ceremony marked the start of construction of the Advanced Manufacturing […]

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Plans for New Windfarm Off The Solway Coast

Plans to build new off-shore windfarms off the Solway Coast have been revealed. The Crown Estate has opened the formal tender process for companies wanting to build new windfarms to apply to use seabed areas it has released in the Irish Sea. They will be revealing more around their plans for wind generation at our […]

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Scottish Government begins £3bn Green Investment

Scotland has issued the first call under its £3bn Green Investment Portfolio (GIP) programme for projects seeking large-scale private investment. The Scottish government are revealing details of their plans at our upcoming Energy Development Conference. Wind, solar and energy storage schemes are among the technologies eligible for support, which includes potential access to capital through […]

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Housebuilding “Key Economic Growth Sector” for Scotland

Nicola Barclay, Chief Executive of Homes for Scotland emphasised incredible importance of the house building industry for Scotland, saying that “Homebuilding supports 80,000 jobs and contributes £370m to government and local finances and also contributes to social wellbeing”.  She discussed how historical lack of building was a significant challenge for the country, she said in […]

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