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Langside, Viewpark Uddingston 
Phase 1 1.5m - 26 units
Phase 2 5.1m - 74 units

Phase 3 1.2m - 12 units
Phase 4 7.4m - 74 units

  • Development comprises, 2 storey units including flatted and semi detached houses.
  • Phase 1 Design 2001- 2002, Site works Summer 2002 - Summer 2003
  • Phase 2 Design 2002- 2003, Site works Summer 2003 - Summer 2005
  • Phase 3 Design 2003- 2004, Site works Summer 2005 - Summer 2006
  • Phase 4 Design 2006- 2007, Site works Summer 2007 - Summer 2008
  • Project for Housing Association on Partnering Arrangement

Renton Phase 7, Dumbarton 1.46m

  • This site, formerly housed interwar flats of 2-5 storeys.
  • This phase of development comprises 24, 2 storey units including flatted, semi detached, and terraced houses.
  • Design 2003
  • Site works Autumn 2003 - Winter 2004
  • Project for Housing Association on Partnering Arrangement

Renton Phase 6, Dumbarton 2.6m

  • This site, formerly housed interwar flats of 2-5 storeys.
  • This phase of development comprises 48, 2 storey units including flatted, semi detached, and terraced houses.
  • Design 2001- 2002
  • Site works Summer 2002 - Summer 2003
  • Project for Housing Association on Partnering Arrangement

Westmuir Street, Parkhead, Glasgow 2.3m

  • This site, formerly housed interwar flats of 2-3 storeys.
  • This phase of development comprises 34, 2/3 storey units including flatted, semi detached, and terraced houses..
  • Design Summer 2000 - Winter 2000/01
  • Site works Summer 2001 - 2002

 

Castlemilk Various Sites

  • These developments are being undertaken by a private developer as part of a Partnership Agreement for local based community Housing Associations.
  • Site 1 - 124No units
  • Site 5 - 32No units
  • Site 5A - 16No units
  • Site 5B - 18No units
  • Site 7 - 124No units
  • of 2-storey construction including detached, semi detached houses and flats..
  • Design December 1999- Winter 2001
  • Site works Summer 2000 to Summer 2003

Dryburgh Gardens, Wishaw

  • This development on the site of the former Wishaw High School.
  • Phase 2 of development comprises 48, 2-storey units including detached and semi detached houses and 3 storey flats..
  • Design Autumn 1998- Spring 1999
  • Site works February 1999 to January 2000

Renton Phase 5, Dumbarton 2.3m

  • This site, formerly housed interwar flats of 2-3 storeys.
  • This phase of development comprises 42, 2/3 storey units including flatted, semi detached, and terraced houses.
  • Design Spring 2000 - Summer 2000
  • Site works Autumn 2000 - Summer 2001
  • Project for Housing Association on Partnering Arrangement

Renton Phase 4, Dumbarton 3.3m

  • This site, formerly housed interwar flats of 2-3 storeys.
  • This phase of development comprises 48, 2-storey units including flatted, semi detached, and terraced houses.
  • Design Summer 1998- Spring 1999
  • Site works August 1999 to Spring 2000
  • Project for Housing Association on Partrnering Arrangement
  • Contractor building further 16 units for sale

Whinhill Phase 3, Greenock 2.0m

  • Appointment followed fee Tender
  • This site, formerly housed interwar flats of 2-3 storeys.
  • Due to the steeply sloping nature of the site extensive external works and retaining walls required to be designed.
  • This phase of development comprises 38, 2-storey units including flatted, semi detached, split level and terraced houses.
  • Design Summer 1997- Autumn 1997
  • Site works June 1998 to June 1999

Leader Street, Glasgow

  • Former school site within City Centre to develop houses for private developer
  • Engineering involvement for Structural aspects for 43 houses .
  • Site has potentially contaminated ground which requires to be excavated
  • Design Period Summer - Autumn 1997
  • Construction Period Winter 1997-Summer 1998

Nursing Home at Carrongrove, Falkirk value 1.1m

  • Civil & Structural Services to develop site for 48 bed, 2 storey nursing home
  • Difficult ground conditions.
  • Design Period Spring - Summer 1996
  • Construction Period - Summer -Winter 1996

Site at Sloan Ave, Irvine

  • Civil & Structural Services to develop site for 30 flats, 3 storey
  • Design Period Winter 1995
  • Construction Period Spring -Winter 1996

 

Site at Maddiston, Falkirk
  • Civil & Structural Services to develop steeply sloping greenfield site for 46 houses/flats, 2 storey
  • Design Period Autumn 1995
  • Construction Period - Summer 97 - Autumn 1998

Site at Cranhill, Glasgow

  • Engineering involvement for Structural aspects for 118 houses on former school site.
  • Site has shallow mine workings which shall require to be consolidated
  • Design Period Summer 1995-
  • Construction Period Summer 1996 -Early 1997

Bow Farm, Phase II, Greenock

  • Appointment won as part of design team in a design and build competition
  • The proposed development involves the demolition of interwar flats of 2-3 storeys and the construction of some 90 units of 2 storey, flats and semi-detached properties.
  • Engineering involvement for all Civil, Structural aspects including Roads and other statutory authority liaison
  • Competition period December 1993
  • Design period February - July 1994
  • Construction Period August 94-Summer 96

 

Whinhill Phase 1, Greenock 2.3m
  • Appointment followed Tender to carry out Feasibility Study for the area
  • This site, formerly housed interwar flats of 2-3 storeys.
  • Due to the steeply sloping nature of the site extensive external works and retaining walls required to be designed.
  • The phase 1 proposed development comprises 45, 2-storey units including flatted, semi detached and terraced houseswhin-cad.
  • Design April 1994 to Autumn 1994
  • Site works Spring 1995 to Summer 1996
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Airth, near Falkirk

  • Site to develop 48No - two storey houses private developer, part funded by partnership agreements for housing association.
  • This site has shallow mineworkings which shall require grouting.
  • Design period Summer-Autumn 2000
  • Construction Period - Phase 1 March 2001 - 2002

Ibrox Street, Glasgow 1.3m

  • This gap site, formerly tenements, required extensive Civil works in advance of the house erection in order to bring the area to a developable condition.
  • These included diversion of sewers and services and ground improvements with specially designed foundations.
  • The development comprised 25 flats and a 7 bedroom SHARE unit for the Care in the Community Programme.

Miscellaneous Projects up to 0.25m

  • These individual commissions vary in content from servicing plots for self build projects
  • to full design of large detached houses and includes Design Certification, obtaining Building Warrant, etc.

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