CGI of proposed Iona Village Hall

Iona nears funding target for multimedia/ multipurpose hall

WT Architecture is to commence delivery of a new village hall for the Isle of Iona this month, seven years after first getting involved with the community trust. A design team comprising Morham & Brotchie, David Narro Associates and Max Fordham has been assembled to deliver the community-managed facility which will replace an existing hall dating from 1928 which is no longer fit for purpose. The new hall will provide a space for sport, music, cinema and events as well as meeting rooms and an informal gathering space designed to…

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Montrose Playhouse exterior CGI

Crowdfunding for new community cinema proving successful

Montrose Playhouse project leaders are thrilled by the initial response to a crowdfunder set up for people to take a stake in the future of the multi-million pound transformation of the town’s former swimming pool. A milestone day in the history of the cinema and community hub dream delivered a financial return which was twice the level of the group’s expectations, buoying them for the effort to keep the momentum. The busy weekend saw the launch of the project’s new website, branding and crowdfunding options, ranging from buying an engraved…

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CGI of proposed development — Ravenscriag Ltd

Cinemas could finally be coming to Ravenscraig in Scotland

North Lanarkshire Council has given planning permission to a multi-million pound development encompassing 376 hectares of derelict land at Ravenscraig. It was once the site of the largest hot strip steel mill in Western Europe. Councillors say the site will be opened up to 12,000 people with the development of housing, schools, retail and business opportunities. Plans for the regeneration also include transport links and a new town centre. ‘Completely transform the area’ Since 2006, hundreds of homes have already been built in the area as well as a campus…

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