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LOCHSIDE, COATBRIDGE,
BISF Houses

  • Structural services for the modernisation of non-traditional houses of BISF  construction 1945's, 2 storey, the houses have a steel framed with steel cladding to upper and rendered mesh panel on the lower level.. 
  • Commission won following our involvement in the Feasibility Study for the area
  • Value 0.7m
  • 37 semi houses 
  • Design Period - Winter 2000 - Spring 2001
  • Contract Period - June 2001 - 2002

 




LOCHSIDE, COATBRIDGE,
Whitson Fairhurst Houses

  • Structural services for the modernisation of non-traditional houses of Whitson-Fairhurst construction 1945's, 2 storey, the houses have a pre cast concrete frame with pin joints. 
  • Commission won following our involvement in the Feasibility Study for the area
  • Value 0.7m
  • 90 units -  semi, terraced and flatted houses 
  • Design Period - Autumn 2001 - Spring 2002
  • Contract Period Pilot Bloccks - April 2002 - August 2002
  • Phase 1 26 units - April 2004 - August 2004

Iona, Phase 1 & 2, Petersburn, Airdrie,

  • Civil & Structural services for the modernisation of terraced houses of 1960's, 2 storey construction, the houses are of flat roof construction and one main aim is to incorporate a pitched roof, due to type of construction front and rear walls are non load-bearing and are being replaced with loadbearing timber frame panels. This project also includes the construction of new build units.
  • Commission won following our involvement in the Feasibility Study for the area
  • Phase 1 Value 1.1m
  • 23 terraced houses and 4 new build units
  • Design Period - April/July 1995
  • Contract Period - February - October 1996
  • Phase 2 Value 1.1m
  • 23 terraced houses and 6 new build units
  • Design Period - Nov/Dec 1996
  • Contract Period - Contract out to tender

MULL, Phase 1, Petersburn, Airdrie, Value 1.5m

  • Civil & Structural services for the modernisation of 44No terraced houses of 1960's, 2 storey construction, the houses are of flat roof construction and one main aim is to incorporate a pitched roof, due to type of construction front and rear walls are non load-bearing and are being replaced with loadbearing timber frame panels.
  • Commission won following our involvement in the Feasibility Study for the area
  • Design Period - April/July 1995
  • Contract Period - April - December 1996
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224-230 Main Street, Renton Value 1.4m

  • Structural services for the modernisation of conversion of 24No flats of 3 storey construction and the formation of 8No new build infill units.
  • Design Period - July 1994 to October 1994
  • Construction Period - March 96 - January 1997

 

Wishaw High School

  • Preliminary proposal to convert former high school into 39No flats Structural services

 

Forgewood Estate, Motherwell

Phase 3,  1.3m

  • Civil and Structural services for the comprehensive modernisation of 42 units of 3 storey flats of no fines construction.
  • Commission won following fee tender
  • Construction Period - October 1995 - July 1996

 Phase 2, 1.4m

  • Civil and Structural services for the comprehensive modernisation of 48 units of 3 and 4 storey flats of traditional brick construction.
  • Constructed - November 94 to September 95.

Phase 1, 1.5m

  • Civil and Structural services for the comprehensive modernisation of 42 units of 3 storey flats of no fines construction.
  • Commission won following fee tender for feasibility study.
  • Constructed - January 1994 to October 1994.

 

Westburn SNHC Steel Houses, Glasgow 2.3m

  • Structural services in the removal of corroded steel sheeting from 100 cottages and 2 storey flats with timber frame construction constructed in the 1920's.
  • The design involved the replacement of the steel sheeting with plywood and the construction of a facing brick outer skin.
  • Contract Period - Phase 1 - January 1994 to March 1995 - 1.25m
  • Contract Period - Phase 2 - April 1996 - Dec 196 1.05m
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Arden 2C (2), Glasgow 1.9m

  • Civil and Structural services for the comprehensive modernisation of 56 units of 4 storey flats of no fines construction.
  • Input included structural investigation and analysis of pre-stressed concrete floor slabs, renewal of the drainage system and formation of new parking bays.
  • Commission won in competitive fee tender
  • Contract Period - April 1993 to July 1994

 

Faifley Phase 11, Clydebank 3.1m

  • Structural design services for the modernisation of 104 no fines flats including investigation and analysis of floor slabs and provision of new retaining walls.
  • Commission won in competitive fee tender
  • Contract Period - Phase A - November 1992 to January 1994
  • Phase B - July 1993 to October 1994

 

Hutchesontown Phase IV, Glasgow 1.5m

  • Civil and Structural services for the modernisation of 24 flats and 30 maisonettes in no-fines construction.
  • Major structural alterations to the building frontages were undertaken together with replacement of defective balcony slabs.
  • Contract Period - March 92 to November 93

Windlaw Area H/I, Castlemilk, Glasgow 3.1m

  • Civil and Structural services provided for major rehabilitation of 4 storey tenements in Wilson Block construction.
  • 83 units reducing to 65 by height reduction to 2 and 3 storeys. Also included in this project were the provision of bay windows, new build extensions, replacement of corroded wall ties and the conversion of several flats into maisonettes.
  • Externally, traffic management measures were incorporated into the street scape to effect traffic calming, improve visibility and provide many new parking bays.
  • Contract Period - January 1992 to July 1993
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Arden 2C (1), Glasgow 0.5m

  • Civil and Structural input to the modernisation of 16 no-fines 4 storey flats.
  • Completed - October 1991

 

Arden Phases 2A (3 & 4) 3.0m

  • Civil and Structural design for the modernisation of 116 no fines flats reducing to 78 units of flats, maisonettes and villas by storey height reduction and new build extension.
  • Externally, road closures together with provision of a new access road and parking bays contributed to a significant programme of street scape works.
  • Completed - January 1992 (Phase 2A (3))
  • Completed - August 1992 (Phase 2A (4))

 

Windlaw Area B, Castlemilk, Glasgow 3.6m

  • Civil and Structural design services for the conversion of 112 tenemental flats required the replacement of wall ties, provision of new build and bay window extensions and the creation of a special needs unit.
  • Traffic calming and parking were provided as part of the overall Windlaw Traffic Management Strategy.
  • This 60 week contract was completed in 40 weeks.

 

Windlaw Area M, Castlemilk, Glasgow 2.9m

  • Modernisation of 104 traditionally constructed flats required design for structural alterations and replacement of wall ties, alterations to the drainage system and provision of parking bays.

 

Arden 2B, Glasgow 1.5m

  • Civil and Structural design for the Modernisation of 24 no-fines flats

 

Arden 2A (2), Glasgow 0.5m

  • Civil and Structural design for the Modernisation of 16 flats

 

Newdykes, Kirkintilloch 1.3m

  • Civil and Structural design for the Modernisation of 54 flats

 

Windlaw J, Castlemilk, Glasgow 1.8m

  • Civil and Structural design for the conversion of 64 Wilson Block flats to 50 units by storey height reduction and new build bay window extensions.
  • Provision of new access road and sewers to the rear, serving both the modernisation and a future new build development. New parking as part of the works to the street frontage.
  • status completed

Arden, Glasgow

  • Several minor contracts to carry out partial Modernisation of no-fines flats
  • Phase 0 - 500,000 Completed
  • Phase 1 - 790,000 Completed
  • Phase 2 - 900,000 Completed
  • Phase 3 - 835,000 Completed
  • Phase 4 - 600,000 Completed
  • Phase 5 - 600,000 Completed
  • Arden Re-roofing  Completed

 

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