Project Scotland

Timber frame

Timber businesses merge to form “perfect partnership”

GRANGEMOUTH-based timber processing specialist Thornbridge has merged with timber merchant North Yorkshire Timber (NYTimber). The move has been supported by …

Bespoke timber frame system used on Glasgow homes

CCG has announced the firm is making “excellent progress” on new homes it is constructing on behalf of Govanhill Housing Association in the south …

‘There’s never been a better time to use wood products’

David Sulman of the Scottish Timber Trade Association provides an update on developments in engineered timber products WHILST wood may be one of the oldest …

Scotland could become offsite “centre of excellence”

THE benefits of offsite construction were recently promoted to Scotland’s housing minister by a group of senior industry figures who are determined to make …

Award-winning scheme benefits from membrane

PROTECT Membranes has been involved in the supply of construction membranes to an award-winning timber frame affordable housing scheme in Leicester. The …

Elderly to keep warm this winter in new Milngavie care home

A new care home built by construction firm CCG has opened in East Dunbartonshire. Abbotsford House Luxury Suites in Milngavie has been delivered by CCG on …

CCG hails “incredible” year as group posts record turnover

CCG has reported a record turnover of £134 million – an increase of 18% on 2016’s figures. The Glasgow-based construction and manufacturing …

Saint-Gobain completes Scotframe acquisition

Saint-Gobain has completed the acquisition of timber frame specialist Scotframe Limited. The firm said the move accelerates its involvement in the offsite …

New Book explores wood benefits

A new book celebrating the ways timber technologies have been used in residential design and construction over the last decade has been published. Modern …

Offsite system brings ‘speed and quality’

THE installation of the final timber superstructure marks an important milestone in the construction of a new housing project in Barlanark, Glasgow. The …

Church project helps reduce carbon footprint

LENZIE-based timber frame specialist Fleming Buildings has delivered a striking extension to Milton of Campsie Parish Church in East Dunbartonshire. Built on …

Membranes deliver thermal efficiency

WITH the need to build more housing to meet Government targets alongside the increased requirement for energy efficient homes, modern methods of offsite …

Stonehaven timber firm names new operations director

STEWART Ferguson has been named operations director at Deeside Timberframe, part of the Bancon Group. Currently director of the Bancon Group’s specialist …

Robertson Timber celebrates “record” Q3 contracts haul

ROBERTSON Timber Engineering has secured over £13 million worth of work in Q3 of 2017 following the expansion of the firm’s sales team, the business has …

Dundee site sells out in less than a year

CCG has announced that a “beautiful” new housing development in Dundee has sold out in under ten months. Families have already started to move …

The rise and rise of CLT buildings

Dr Keerthi Ranasinghe, principal structural engineer at Exova BM TRADA, discusses how CLT can help architects reach new heights AS technology advances in the …

BIM time for Scottish timber trade

By Jason Ruddle, Elecosoft AFTER a turbulent economic period, the construction sector is welcoming the greater energy that is finally emerging. There is …

“Challenging” north east market hits Stewart Milne profits

STEWART Milne Group has announced a drop in turnover and operating profit following “challenging” market conditions in Scotland’s north …

Offsite manufacturing boosts townhouse development

CCG has completed a “stunning” new residential development for NOAH in Glasgow’s west end. The project comprises six contemporary townhouses by …

A “clear route” forward

With timber frame increasing its share of the housing market, Alex Goodfellow, group managing director of Stewart Milne Timber Systems, draws on over 30 …