5th January 2015 back to news

Craigneuk Turf Cutting

Craigneuk Turf Cutting

 

Graham & Sibbald are the retained surveyors for the Scottish Veterans Garden City Association which incorporates Houses for Heroes Scotland. This organisation is in its centenary year and is the leading charity for providing housing for ex-service personnel in Scotland. 

 

The charity engaged Graham & Sibbald’s Building Surveying and Architectural Design department to provide full design and contract administration services for three new build housing projects in Lanarkshire and Edinburgh. By the start of 2015, Planning Permission had been received for all three sites, with the works due to commence on the site at Wishaw in early January 2015 with the site in Motherwell commencing in March 2015. It is anticipated that works will commence in Edinburgh later in 2015. Mactaggart and Mickel Homes Ltd have been appointed to complete works at both the Lanarkshire sites. This is also a significant year for Mactaggart and Mickel, who celebrate their 90th year in business. 

 

The photograph (above) was taken at the recent turf cutting ceremony in Wishaw, with Houses for Heroes representatives, local councillors, representatives from Mactaggart and Mickel and Graham & Sibbald employees Alan Kay and Malcolm Smith in attendance.