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Clepington Primary School Art Competition

Posted on Monday, 09 July 2018 15:46 in News
Clepington Primary School Art Competition

Ogilvie Construction recently ran a competition for schoolchildren at Clepington Primary School in Dundee.

Children were encouraged to draw their dream house or the on-going housing project that Ogilvie are constructing on Eliza Street in Dundee. All the homes will be built to the Greener Homes Innovation Scheme standard using modern sustainable construction methods and creating fuel efficient homes that reduce energy bills.

The children’s photos will be displayed on large boards within the school and on-site at Eliza Street. To view all of the childrens photos please visit - Clepington Primary School Photos

At the start of the project Donald MacDonald, Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said: “We are delighted to have been chosen to build the new homes and will be working closely with Hillcrest Housing Association to deliver high quality homes for their future tenants. Throughout the project our team will engage with the local community to consider their needs and ensure the minimum disruption in the immediate area”

 

Work on new Glasgow Premier Inn underway

Posted on Monday, 02 July 2018 11:01 in News
Work on new Glasgow Premier Inn underway

Ogilvie Construction has broken ground on the new Premier Inn development in Howard Street, Glasgow. 

Ogilvie has been appointed by developer, North Limited, to construct the building in what is a major regeneration for the area between St Enoch Square and the River Clyde.

The project also incorporates ground floor retail and restaurant units beneath the 7 storey 250 room hotel and will adhere to strict Whitbread specifications with a high BREEAM rating.

Donald MacDonald, Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said:

“We are proud to have been chosen to deliver another high quality hotel facility and look forward to delivering the project on time and budget.  Our team has extensive experience and expertise in the hotel and leisure sector in Scotland. They worked closely with North Limited from the early stages of the project, developing a range of design and cost options prior to the start of construction work on site.”

Ogilvie Construction is part of the Ogilvie Group is one of Scotland’s most consistently successful family owned businesses.  The company is over 60 years old and employs more than 500 people across its various business operations in the UK. 

 

Ogilvie to build luxury waterside apartments in Currie

Posted on Thursday, 31 May 2018 10:16 in News
Ogilvie to build luxury waterside apartments in Currie

Ogilvie Construction has broken ground on a £9.3 million development of luxury waterside apartments in Currie for Dunaven Homes.

The development, called River Mill, will comprise 53 two and three bedroom apartments over six blocks, which will be built in two phases. The apartments will be finished to a high quality specification as standard, with stylish contemporary exteriors and modern interiors which feature open floor plans.

The development is set in a stunning location on the banks of the Waterway of Leith surrounded by woodland. 

Donald MacDonald, Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said:

“We are delighted to have been chosen to build such a high quality development in a unique waterway setting.  We are working closely with the team at Dunhaven Homes to ensure that the project is delivered on time and to the highest specification, while ensuring the minimum disruption in the immediate area and engaging with the community throughout.” 

Ogilvie Construction is part of the Ogilvie Group is one of Scotland’s most consistently successful family owned businesses.  The company is over 60 years old and employs more than 500 people across its various business operations in the UK. 

Dunhaven Homes are looking forward to working alongside Ogilvie Construction for this exciting project and hope to extend this relationship on future development possibilities.

 

Ogilvie starts work on new Forthside Student Accommodation

Posted on Thursday, 03 May 2018 07:00 in News
Ogilvie starts work on new Forthside Student Accommodation

Ogilvie Construction has started site operations on an £18.2 million development to create Stirling’s first purpose built student accommodation (PBSA) building for Maven Capital Partners (Maven).

The high quality 207 bed facility at Forthside will provide a range of accommodation and sizes and is to comprise 123 studios, 8 one bedroom apartments and 76 two and three bed en-suite cluster flats. As well as easy access to the town centre and it’s transport links to the University, the new building will have extensive communal facilities including a cinema, gym, games room, laundry, as well as several private and group study rooms.

Donald MacDonald, Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said:

“We are proud to have been chosen to deliver bespoke student accommodation building that will offer much needed high quality living for Stirling students.  Our team has extensive experience and expertise in this sector and has successfully completed a number of similar projects around the country.”

Paul Johnston, Investment Director at Maven, said: “Stirling has one of the most acute shortages of student accommodation in the UK, with no private PBSA market to support the continued growth of the university. Maven is excited to be working on this landmark development which will help ease pressure on local housing stock and assist the University of Stirling to continue to attract the highest calibre students and postgraduates to the city. We are also very pleased to be once again working with Stirling-based Ogilvie Construction and their supply chain to the benefit of the local economy..”

Ogilvie Construction is part of the Ogilvie Group is one of Scotland’s most consistently successful family owned businesses.  The company is over 60 years old and employs more than 500 people across its various business operations in the UK. 

Maven Capital Partners UK LLP (Maven) is an independent private equity and property manager, focused on the provision of growth capital to SMEs across the UK, as well as funding a range of attractive property investments. Maven has developed a track record in the hotel, student accommodation and office space sectors, sourcing and structuring transactions with a gross development value of up to £30 million. Headquartered in Glasgow, and with ten other offices throughout the UK, Maven manages over £415 million of assets for a variety of client funds.

 

Ogilvie breaks ground on new Edinburgh boutique hotel

Posted on Tuesday, 03 April 2018 09:00 in News
Ogilvie breaks ground on new Edinburgh boutique hotel

Ogilvie Construction has broken ground on an £18 Million project to build a 4 star boutique hotel in Edinburgh’s West End at Torphichen Street.

The 150 bedroom hotel is being built for Axcel Hospitality and will incorporate a restaurant, bar and leisure facilities. The project is due for completion in early 2020.

The structural frame for the building has been developed as a Precast Concrete and Structural Steelwork hybrid founded on a drilled piling solution. The new hotel will be built to eight storeys with a façade of mostly natural stone.

Donald MacDonald, Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said: 

“We are delighted to have been awarded this contract and look forward to delivering a high quality building. Our team has an extensive and successful track record in the hotel and leisure sector and will work closely with the client throughout the project to ensure that the hotel meets every need of future guests.”

Ogilvie Construction is part of the Ogilvie Group is one of Scotland’s most consistently successful family owned businesses.  The company is over 60 years old and employs more than 500 people across its various business operations in the UK. 

 

Ogilvie reach 6th in Business Insider's top Scottish construction companies

Posted on Thursday, 22 March 2018 09:00 in News
Ogilvie reach 6th in Business Insider's top Scottish construction companies

Ogilvie have jumped 4 places in Business Insider's annual review of Scottish construction performance.

Having placed in the top 10 last year, a successful 2017 has helped Ogilvie reach 6th place. The table is based on financial performance and is a computation between turnover and pre-tax profit. 

New Additional Support Needs secondary school opened

Posted on Wednesday, 01 November 2017 14:18 in News
New Additional Support Needs secondary school opened

Scotland’s newest Additional Support Needs School (ASN), Carrongrange High School in Grangemouth, was opened by Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skill, John Swinney.

Offering places for up to 190 secondary pupils, the new school boasts some of the most advanced design features and support equipment for ASN pupils. The new build is located in the existing grounds of Moray Primary School, covers approximately 6050 square metres and is a replacement for the current Carrongrange School located in Larbert.

Built at a cost of £18m, construction started in February 2016 and was completed in July 2017 with the first pupils admitted in August 2017. It is part of the Scottish Government’s £1.8bn Schools for the Future programme.

Richard Jenkins joins senior team at Ogilvie Construction

Posted on Wednesday, 25 October 2017 08:21 in News
Richard Jenkins joins senior team at Ogilvie Construction

Richard Jenkins has joined the Board of Ogilvie Construction as Commercial Director, replacing George Mackie, who has retired.

Richard will play a key role at Ogilvie overseeing surveying. He is a veteran of the Scottish construction sector with over 25 years’ experience of managing major projects to successful delivery for Lendlease and Laing O’Rourke

Donald MacDonald, Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said:

“I’m delighted to welcome Richard to the business. He brings a wealth of experience to the business and is an important addition to the team, which is focussed on delivering the highest standards of quality and service to our customers.”

Ogilvie Construction is part of the Ogilvie Group is one of Scotland’s most consistently successful family owned businesses.  The company is over 60 years old and employs more than 450 people across its various business operations in the UK. 

 

Ogilvie completes The Old Printworks in Edinburgh

Posted on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 10:58 in News
Ogilvie completes The Old Printworks in Edinburgh

New 237 bed purpose-built student accommodation development, The Old Printworks, Edinburgh, completed on behalf of Unite, on time and on budget and fully let for the 2017/18 academic year

Crosslane Student Developments, part of the Crosslane Group, is pleased to announce that its latest student accommodation development, The Old Printworks, Edinburgh, has been completed in time for the 2017/18 academic year on behalf of the Unite Group. The total development value of the property is approximately £31 million. The development is fully let for the 2017/18 academic year. 

The Old Printworks is located in central Edinburgh, a short walk from the University of Edinburgh campus and close to the historic Royal Mile. Work on the development began in January 2016 and the building celebrated a successful topping out ceremony in March 2017. The new, purpose-built, high specification, city centre scheme comprises 44 studio apartments and 193 beds in clusters of between three to nine flats over 5 storeys. Students can also enjoy a range of high quality communal facilities including a common room, meeting space, laundry facilities, gym and bike storage. The contractors for the project were Ogilvie Construction. 

Ogilvie completes £33m modular student residence

Posted on Monday, 18 September 2017 09:20 in News
Ogilvie completes £33m modular student residence

Ogilvie Construction has successfully completed a £33 million student residence in Glasgow’s West End on behalf of Bricks Capital for their ‘true’ student accommodation brand.

Built on the site of former warehousing at Kelvinhaugh Street, the 589 bedroom facility consists of three separate blocks of between 5 and 9 storeys constructed above a semi basement parking space.

One block was created using traditional steel and lightweight steel framing, with the other two blocks built using a volumetric modular container system pre-fabricated and fully fitted out off-site and assembled on arrival in Glasgow. 

Donald MacDonald, Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said:

“We are proud to have been involved in such an innovative construction project in the city.  The building provides a uniquely modern environment for students in Glasgow, completed to the highest standard and incorporating the latest sustainable materials and design.”

Marc Carter, Managing Director at true, said:

“This brand new development offers state-of-the-art accommodation and amenities to provide with the very best in student living. Ogilvie Construction has completed this complex and innovative development on schedule and to a very high standard.”

Ogilvie Construction is part of the Ogilvie Group, one of Scotland’s most consistently successful family owned businesses.  The company is over 60 years old and employs over 400 people across its various business operations. 

 

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