We will be making some essential changes to our website hosting which will affect our websites from Friday 6 – Monday 9 December. During this time, this website will not be available.

We thank you for your patience while we work to improve the stability of our websites. For further updates, check our Twitter @HistEnvScot.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Latest News

Wednesday, 14 August, 2019

Development opportunity at Burness House

Burness House (https://buildingsatrisk.org.uk/details/910809) in Montrose, added to the Register in 2009, is now being marketed for sale through Future Property Auction. A guide price of £130,000 has been set.



Wednesday, 20 March, 2019

Industrial building for sale in Leith

Sundial Properties is offering the former processing plant at the former Edinburgh & Leith Gas Works https://www.buildingsatrisk.org.uk/details/917144 for sale to prospective restoring purchasers - the wider site they intend to develop themselves. A basic information pack containing details of the tender process, a site plan and a pre-qualification form can be obtained from Sundial Properties Limited, 46 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4HQ, or by telephoning William Gray Muir on 0131 220 0015. All requests to pre-qualify must be received by 30th May, 2019. A dedicated website www.balticstreet.co.uk outlines Sundial Properties overall development approach for the wider site.



Wednesday, 13 March, 2019

Cottage for Sale

A new owner is being sought for a disused property, part of a row of early 19th century cottages which line Townhead in the village of Kilmaurs, East Ayrshire. 8 Townhead was added to the At Risk Register https://www.buildingsatrisk.org.uk/search/town/kilmaurs/order/1//event_id/999011/building_name/8-townend-kilmaurs in 2014, having fallen out of use and having had a Closing Order applied. Auction House Scotland is marketing the building for sale through auction. A guide price of £10,000 (plus fees) has been set.



Wednesday, 05 December, 2018

Birkwood Hospital under marketing for sale

Birkwood House, a former country house estate, is now being marketed for sale as a development opportunity. The estate is formed around a gothic mansion house, constructed in various phases, then converted to serve as a hospital for Lanarkshire County Council in the 1920s. Birkwood House was added to the At Risk Register in 2013 , having closed as a healthcare site some years previously and been the subject of a stalled redevelopment proposal. See the Register entry for the property, with details of the appointed sales agent, here: https://www.buildingsatrisk.org.uk/search/name_of_building/birkwood/order/1//event_id/916481/building_name/birkwood-hospital-former-lesmahagow. Potential developers who wish to contact South Lanarkshire Council to discuss the planning status of the site can contact Ailsa.Shearer@southlanarkshire.gov.uk.



Tuesday, 09 October, 2018

Abbey Mill Farm, Haddington now being marketed for sale

A former farm complex comprising of farmhouse and cottage, mill building, schoolhouse and adjacent cottages is now being marketed for sale. Savills has been appointed as agents and is marketing Abbey Mill Farm, Haddington for sale as a whole or in lots.



Wednesday, 11 April, 2018

Property for sale - Wardhouse, Aberdeenshire

Palladian mansion, Wardhouse, near Insch in Aberdeenshire is being marketed for sale as a development opportunity with consent for restoration to form seven dwellings within the structure. Unroofed since the 1950s, current owner Douglas Forrest purchased the site and commenced a masterplan for the wider Wardhouse estate in 2003 with a number of projects within the former policies successfully completed. Having recently retired as an architect, Mr Forrest is seeking a new owner to implement the restoration of the principle house. A guide price of £500,000 has been set with Peterkins Solicitors appointed to manage the sale. Further sale information, details of the proposed restoration etc. can be obtained through Sabine at Peterkins Solicitors 01466 792101 or Douglas T Forrest 0777 9095003.



Wednesday, 01 November, 2017

Former church, St Aiden's Galashiels, now being marketed for sale

St Aiden's Church, Galashiels is now being marketed for sale through appointed agent DM Hall. The fine Gothic church, constructed 1879-80, is prominently sited along Gala Park, a short walk from the town centre. Galashiels is an established market town in Scottish Borders, connected by rail to Edinburgh since the re-opening of the Scottish Borders railway in 2015. Closed to worship following relocation of the congregation around 2005, the church was added to the At Risk Register in 2009. More information on the site can be found on the Register : https://buildingsatrisk.org.uk/details/912410. Offers in the region of £80,000 are being sought through Ross Chinnery, DM Hall, 0131 610 0764.



Wednesday, 19 July, 2017

Baltersan Castle under marketing for sale

16th century tower house, Baltersan Castle, is under marketing for sale by owner Mr James Brown. More information on the castle and potential restoration into a dwelling can be found at the dedicated website www.yourscottishcastle.com. Any interested parties should contact the owner directly at baltersan.castle@btinternet.com.