Project Scotland

Timber frame

Offsite can deliver the keys to affordable housing projects

Alex Goodfellow, group managing director of Stewart Milne Timber Systems, uses over 30 years’ experience in housebuilding to highlight how offsite …

Steady growth leaves family business in great health

“THIS is not just a job. There is a bit of us that goes into each project.” Those are the words of Ronnie Burrows, director of Lenzie-based family business …

Scots timber division earns international quality accreditations

Mactaggart & Mickel Timber Systems has secured its first global and European quality accreditations. The group’s timber division has been awarded …

‘Enhanced’ timber frame solution for new Dundee site

A 23-home residential housing development has been launched in Dundee city centre. Created by Glasgow-based CCG, the Lochlee Wynd project is located just …

Inverness welcomes new “first-rate” student digs

NEW student residences have opened in Inverness despite “extremely challenging” weather during the construction process. 150 new bedrooms have been …

Social housing project benefits from off-site construction methods

CCG has completed the final stage of building works at a new social housing development on the outskirts of Glasgow. The project resulted in …

MGM Timber to fill gaps with expansion

ONE of Scotland’s largest timber merchants, Perthshire-based MGM Timber is looking to expand its operations across the country. The firm, which currently …

Moving times

Peter Thompson, general manager UK of sealant tape manufacturer ISO-CHEMIE, looks at differential movement in timber frame structures and technologies for …

Inverurie firm goes the distance

TIMBER engineering specialist Scotframe has been involved in two innovative projects some 8,000 miles away on the Falkland Islands. The Inverurie-headquartered …

STTA appoints new president

IAIN Torrance has been elected the new president of the Scottish Timber trade Association (STTA). The appointment was confirmed at the organisation’s AGM in …