FAMILIES are moving into the first new council houses to be built in Dunbar, East Lothian, since 1974.
This month (July), the second of six phases at the new Brunt Court development in the town will be completed. A total of 88 properties are being built on the 2.2 hectare site, previously an agricultural field.
CONSTRUCTION work has started on a multi-million pound civic building in Bathgate, West Lothian.
The new centre - in the town's South Bridge Street - will include a community hall, library and cafe, plus offices and meeting spaces. There will also be accommodation for the town's Advice Shop and Council Information Services (CIS) centre.
The complex - which replaces the former Lindsay House - will also have a landscaped garden, complete with an orchard. The project is being carried out for West Lothian Council by Ogilvie Construction.The architects are BDP.
Jim Walker, Executive Councillor for culture and leisure, cut the first turf at a special ceremony to formally mark work getting underway.
ONE of Scotland’s most popular leisure centres is undergoing a £6 million revamp.
The Time Capsule in Coatbridge, which attracts around 700,000 visitors a year, will get a new water slide and improved spa facilities as part of a major improvement programme, commissioned by North Lanarkshire Council.
Building work, led by Ogilvie Construction, has just started on site. The project is expected to take around nine months to complete.
A MULTI-MILLION pound refurbishment programme has started at one of Edinburgh's leading hotels.
The five-star Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa, in the west end of the city centre, is undergoing a complete re-design of all its bedrooms and suites, increasing the overall number of rooms to 268 - as well as developing an opulent Grand Suite and exclusive "Club Floor".
Scottish-based Ogilvie Construction is the main contractor for the project. The programme is being project managed by Currie & Brown.