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Electrical wiring regulations – tricky to digest?

Blog Post

26 Jul 2019

Mike Buchanan from Cambusmore Estate in Perthshire, takes us through some recent changes to electrical requirements. 

A new 18th edition of the electrical wiring regulations, known as BS 7671:2018,...

Short-term lets - a balancing act

Blog Post

12 Jul 2019

Marcelina Hamilton is Scottish Land & Estate’s policy advisor for rural business and property. Here she explains why it’s important to get the balance right for any new regulations introduced to the...

Big or small, let's celebrate rural Scotland

Blog Post

11 Jun 2019

Do you know a farm, rural business or estate who are doing things a little different, taking a new approach and helping their local community thrive? 

Has a local estate, farm or rural business near...

Dormont Park Passivhaus development

HIH Case Study

3 May 2019

The development

Dormont Park, on Dormont Estate, is an award winning development of 8No. new homes for long term affordable rent developed, owned and managed by SLE member Jamie Carruthers.

Completed...

Planning in the balance?

Blog Post

5 Apr 2019

We’ve all had a couple of weeks to consider the impact of the Planning (Scotland) Bill’s Revised Financial Memorandum which the Scottish Government published ahead of Stage 3. It was very much an...

Pioneering property maintenance app launched by Scottish Land & Estates

News

20 Mar 2019

A revolutionary property repair and maintenance reporting system to help residential tenants and landlords has been launched by Scottish Land & Estates (SLE).

Believed to be among the first of its...

Housing Walk & Talk at Dunninald Estate

News

27 Feb 2019

On Tuesday, 26 February, 25 SLE Members and guests met at Dunninald Estate, near Montrose to learn of the importance of master planning when it comes to the development of a redundant B Listed...

Abercairny Estate - Empty Homes Initiative

HIH Case Study

16 Jan 2019

Abercairny Estate, located near Crieff in Perthshire, have worked tirelessly to bring a long-term empty property back into use, providing benefits to local people looking for housing and the local...

Raehills Home Farm Housing

HIH Case Study

19 Nov 2018

Annandale Estates located near Lockerbie has undertaken a project to convert a traditional stone barn into four energy efficient affordable homes. The Raehills Home Farm development was designed by...

Green Energy at Stracathro Estates

HIH Case Study

23 Jul 2018

Stracathro Estates have embraced renewable energy, and income from the various schemes now contributes significantly to the turnover. They are conscious that the carbon footprint of intensive farming...

Kirklands Farm Redevelopment

HIH Case Study

18 Jun 2018

Cassillis & Culzean Estates

Kirklands Farm was an Agricultural Holding let on a Full Agricultural Tenancy. The farm extended to just over 155ha (384 Acres) and operated a dairy herd, grew potatoes...

Bringing empty properties back into use

HIH Case Study

1 Jun 2018

Roxburghe Estates

The Galbraith Building Surveying team are working with Roxburghe Estates on a project to bring six empty properties back into use.

The project to restore the former farm cottages at...