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  • Caldercruix, the home of our Calder Grove development, is becoming a sought after area of North Lanarkshire to bring up a family and enjoy the community spirit. There’s a choice of highly rated primary schools. With a local Golf Course and Country Park in the neighbouring village of Plains. Also in Caldercruix you will find a new rail link which gives you access east to Edinburgh and west to Glasgow both within 30 minutes. The nearest town is Airdrie with its shops, bars, restaurants and excellent leisure facilities a short drive away.  Let’s take a further look into what makes ...
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  • On the 15th February 2017, 2nd year HND Construction Manager Students from Glasgow College visited the Kelvinhaugh Student Accommodation project. Project Manager, Gavin Fraser and Trainee Graduate Site Manager, Stephen Prentice conducted the site walk-round and presentation to the students. Ann MacDonald, Lecturer from Glasgow College said: "The students were very impressed by their visit which has given them a very valuable insight into the many and varied responsibilities of a Construction Manager.  Your presentation was superb and the site walk-round was very informative" ...
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  • With house prices rising, deposits greater and salaries staying the same, it’s hardly surprising that the Bank of Mum & Dad is Britain’s best loved financial institution. For the first time in generations home ownership is at its lowest ever, therefore aspiring homeowners find it impossible to buy without help from family. On average families contributed 37% towards the home of their loved ones, some releasing the equity in their own home to foot the bill and taking advantage of lifetime mortgages as the ideal solution. As an interest-free loan, some parents are protecting their investment by suggesting that young ...
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  • Ogilvie Geomatics has expanded its land and building surveying operations with the acquisition of Manchester based Malcolm Hughes Land Surveyors Limited. The business will operate alongside Ogilvie Geomatics’ other subsidiary companies of Loy Surveys and Longdin and Browning. The combined operation will have an annual turnover of circa £7.5million and employ over 100 staff in offices in Renfrew, Livingston, Manchester, Swansea and Milton Keynes. The acquisition is part of a planned strategy for growth in the surveying business and will enhance Ogilvie Geomatics’ well-established reputation for quality and customer service. The incorporation of Malcolm Hughes allows Ogilvie Geomatics to ...
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  • 15th February 2017
    Kitchen trends for 2017
    As the kitchen tends to be the place we accumulate the most I thought it might be interesting to look at the new trends for 2017. Recently kitchens have taken to being clean and almost clinical, however, trends are changing and this year we expect to see more colour included particularly on lower cabinets and islands such as navy, deep charcoal taupe and black, with upper remaining light colours to compliment. You’ll also see tones of ruby reds, emeralds, turquoises, sapphires and golds appear on backsplashes, fabrics and hardware as homeowners look to personalise their kitchen space. Kitchen surfaces will ...
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