A Victorian industrial building in Port Dundas that is subject to a live application for replacement by 60 apartments could be saved from demolition if statutory protection is granted by Historic Environment Scotland. Earlier this year, A10 Architects submitted an application on behalf of
Initial plans for the renovation of the disused Borrodale School in Glendale on the Isle of Skye will be on show for community feedback on Thursday 25 August. The drop-in event at the former school from 3pm-7pm invites local residents to give input on early plans and designs for the building’s
The Doors Open Days festival, which offers free access to buildings and events across Scotland, will return to Edinburgh and East Lothian on September 24 and 25 with an in-person and online programme. For the first time, the programme will be guest-curated by Under One Roof, Scotland’s c
The A-listed Laurieston in Glasgow is set to be converted into 11 luxury apartments. A major restoration project of the Georgian townhouse is set to get underway, safeguarding the building that has been on the “at risk” register since the late 1990s.
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has set out its vision for how heritage can be the keystone of Scotland’s green recovery with the publication of its Green Recovery Statement for the historic environment yesterday. The historic environment sector, and the traditional materials, constr
Glendale welcomed local MSP Kate Forbes last week as she visited the community-led renovation of Borrodale school and schoolhouse. Historic Environment Scotland (HES) and Crown Estate Scotland recently awarded grants to further develop the buildings into much-needed affordable housing.
Five multi-storey buildings in Aberdeen have now been added to Scotland’s listed building register. Porthill Court, Seamount Court, Virginia Court, Marischal Court and Gilcomstoun Land have all been listed in recognition of their architectural and historic interest.
Five 1960s high rises in Aberdeen have had their A-list rating confirmed after the Scottish Government rejected appeals from the local authority. In January 2021, Historic Environment Scotland (HES) listed Gilcomstoun Land, Seamount Court, Porthill Court, Marischal Court, Virginia Court, Thistle Cou
Aberdeen City Council’s appeal against a decision to award protected status to eight blocks of 1960s high-rise flats could be resolved within weeks. Historic Environment Scotland (HES) granted A-listed status back in January to Gilcomstoun Land, Porthill Court, Seamount Court, Virginia Co
A remarkable conversion of a Victorian council depot to create 52 new homes for affordable rent in the centre of Glasgow has been named as the winner of Historic Environment Scotland’s Conservation and Climate Change Award, a special category award of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in S
An appeal against the decision to grant protected status to eight multi-storey buildings in Aberdeen has been halted by the Scottish Government to allow Aberdeen City Council to build a case. Earlier this year, Historic Environment Scotland (HES) earmarked the eight blocks for A-listed sta
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. This guidance document has been prepared in response to the listed buildings status granted by Historic Environ
Aberdeen City Council's appeal against a decision to award protected status to eight blocks of 1960s high-rise flats has now reached the Scottish Government. Historic Environment Scotland (HES) granted A-listed status back in January to Gilcomstoun Land, Porthill Court, Seamount Court, Virginia