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Scottish construction hit by unprecedented perfect storm of soaring costs, material shortages and lack of labour 

Scotland’s construction-led economic recovery is threatened by a combination of sharply rising prices, disrupted supply chains and a chronic shortage of labour as the consequences of a no-deal Brexit coupled with the impact of the Covid pandemic.

Published 5 May 2021

JR Group to deliver new homes in Glen Albyn for Fife Housing Group

Construction firm JR Group has been awarded a contract to build new housing in Kirkcaldy on behalf of Fife Housing Group.

Published 5 May 2021

Building works begin at historic former high school site in Kelso

Local contractor M&J Ballantyne has started work to create more much-needed affordable housing on the historic site of the former High School in Kelso for Eildon Housing.

Published 5 May 2021

50th anniversary celebration plans being drawn up at Govan Housing Association

Scotland’s first community-based housing association is gearing up to mark its 50th anniversary this year.

Published 5 May 2021

Sanctuary Scotland delivers outdoor classrooms for Cumbernauld pupils

A school in Cumbernauld has benefitted from new outdoor classrooms thanks to Sanctuary Scotland.

Published 5 May 2021

New DGHP website given green light by customers

Customers of Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) have a new and improved website where they can report repairs and interact digitally with their landlord.

Published 5 May 2021

Living Rent: Next parliament must solve Scotland's housing crisis

Scotland’s tenants’ union Living Rent has called on parties and candidates for the upcoming election to back its ‘tenants’ manifesto’, warning that the next parliament cannot simply aim for things to return to how they were before the pandemic.

Published 5 May 2021

New homes planned on land at Cumbernauld golf course

Hallam Land Management Ltd has unveiled plans to deliver a new residential development of family homes on land at Dullatur Golf Club in Cumbernauld.

Published 5 May 2021

South Ayrshire councillors reject plans for 120 homes in Symington

Plans to bring around 120 new homes to Symington have been rejected by South Ayrshire councillors.

Published 5 May 2021

Permission granted for flat conversion in Glasgow city centre

Glasgow City Council has approved plans to converted office space in a B-listed city centre building into apartments.

Published 5 May 2021

Residential plan submitted for Edinburgh care home

A former care home at 48 Polwarth Terrace in Edinburgh is to be converted into a residential development led by Yeoman McAllister Architects if planning permission is granted.

Published 5 May 2021

Plans submitted for 16 new homes on Skye

A developer has unveiled plans to deliver 16 family-sized homes in Portree on the Isle of Skye.

Published 5 May 2021

Aberdeen City Council launches consultation for planning consents for multi-storeys

Aberdeen City Council has launched a consultation for residents in multi storeys into draft guidance for planning consents after eight of the buildings were given Category A listed status.

Published 5 May 2021

Independent scrutiny board reports on performance of Mears as a housing provider

An independently chaired panel of customer representatives has published its first annual report on the performance of housing provider Mears.

Published 5 May 2021

Dundee housing development could be named after Billy Mackenzie

A new housing development just metres from the former home of music icon Billy Mackenzie could feature a street named after him.

Published 5 May 2021