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Ogilvie commit to apprentices and graduates. Now members of the 5% Club

Posted on Tuesday, 27 September 2016 16:01 in News
Ogilvie commit to apprentices and graduates. Now members of the 5% Club

Ogilvie Construction have reinforced their dedication to augmenting the capabilities of the young people that join them by enrolling in The 5% Club. This philosophy has been central to our ethos since the outset and indeed prior to joining The 5% Club. 

We recognise the importance of recruiting apprentices, graduates and sponsored students throughout our operations. New talent is consistently brought into the company to be trained and developed to help contribute to their own personal development and be part of the team which is measured upon Ogilvie Construction’s standard of excellence. 

Becoming a member of the 5% Club has allowed Ogilvie Construction to publicly share their commitment to the recruitment and training of apprentices, students and graduates. 

At present we have 27 employees, 11.5% of the current workforce, who currently study at college, university and for professional membership; the success of this programme underlines our desire to continue our investment in this area. 

Read more: http://www.5percentclub.org.uk

 

Development progress on Kelvinhaugh Street Glasgow

Posted on Friday, 09 September 2016 09:10 in News
Development progress on Kelvinhaugh Street Glasgow

The £33 million project to build a student residence in Yorkhill, Glasgow, for developers Bricks Developments is well underway. 

Built on the site of former warehousing at Kelvinhaugh Street, the project will create a 607 bedroom building consisting of three separate blocks of between 5 and 9 storeys constructed above a semi basement parking space. The images provide an overview on site development to date and we'll continue to bring news on our progress in the coming months. 

 

TRIPLE GOLD FOR OGILVIE

Posted on Tuesday, 16 August 2016 15:51 in News
TRIPLE GOLD FOR OGILVIE

Ogilvie Construction has achieved its third successive Gold Award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) in this year’s Occupational Health & Safety Awards.

The RoSPA Awards is celebrating 60 years of presenting highly regarded and sought after accolades to businesses and organisations which have shown commitment to accident and ill-health prevention.

Through the scheme, which is open to businesses and organisations of all types and sizes from across the UK and overseas, judges consider entrants' overarching occupational health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.

Donald MacDonald, Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said: “This award once again recognises our commitment to maintaining consistently high standards of health and safety across all areas of our operations.  Safety is at the heart of everything that we do and we are delighted to receive another gold award.” 

Julia Small, RoSPA's head of awards and events, said: "To win an award at such a highly-regarded event as the RoSPA Awards is a great achievement for our winners. It recognises their commitment to maintaining an excellent health and safety record and raises the bar for other organisations to aspire to. We offer them our congratulations.”

For more information about the RoSPA Awards visit www.rospa.com/awards

New Peter Vardy Jaguar Land Rover Retailer Building in Aberdeen

Posted on Monday, 25 July 2016 10:10 in News
New Peter Vardy Jaguar Land Rover Retailer Building in Aberdeen

Scottish dealer group Peter Vardy are set to take possession of their new, £8 million Jaguar Land Rover dealership building on Wellington Road in Aberdeen on Friday 29th of July.

The new dealership, built by Ogilvie Construction, who also built Vardy’s Porsche Centre Aberdeen, opens it’s doors to the public on Saturday 8th and follows the latest JLR dealership template and is on two floors, ground and mezzanine, linked by escalators, with over 100 New and Approved Used vehicles on site and 26 ramps for servicing vehicles.

Motel One Time-lapse May 2016

Posted on Monday, 27 June 2016 16:31 in News
Motel One Time-lapse May 2016

Motel One construction progress - Time-lapse footage for May 2016 

Foundation development at the new £22 million hotel in Glasgow, located next to Central Station is well underway and our time-lapse video shows a portrait view of May's building progress.

Send us your pictures of the site via our twitter account @ogiconstruct

Link: Motel One Group

Streetview link: Oswald Street (Google Streetview)

New Colleagues at Ogilvie in June

Posted on Wednesday, 01 June 2016 16:14 in News

We are pleased to welcome the following new colleagues who have joined the Ogilvie Group today.

Ogilvie Construction new staff June 2016

Ogilvie Starts Work on £33 Million Glasgow Student Residence

Posted on Wednesday, 18 May 2016 08:23 in News

Ogilvie Construction has broken ground on a £33 million project to build a student residence in Yorkhill, Glasgow, for developers Bricks Developments.

Built on the site of former warehousing at Kelvinhaugh Street, the project will create a 607 bedroom building consisting of three separate blocks of between 5 and 9 storeys constructed above a semi basement parking space.

New Peter Vardy Jaguar Land Rover Retailer Building in Aberdeen Reaches New Heights

Posted on Wednesday, 11 May 2016 13:48 in News
New Peter Vardy Jaguar Land Rover Retailer Building in Aberdeen Reaches New Heights

A new state-of-the-art £8million Jaguar Land Rover retailer site in Aberdeen, operated by Peter Vardy Ltd, is nearing completion, with the stylish, modern exterior now fully constructed. The retailer is on course to open later this year, with a renewed focus on customer service, complete with a luxurious atmosphere befitting the Jaguar and Land Rover brands it will house.

Ogilvie Construction, which last year completed the Porsche Centre Aberdeen nearby, is building the facility. The building has now officially been ‘topped out’, marking the completion of the highest point of the structure; construction will now focus on making the facility wind and watertight, before installing the stylishly appointed interior.

The new retailer in Wellington Road is one of the first custom built Jaguar Land Rover sites to adopt a brand new look and feel that places an even greater emphasis on customer service and luxury.

Motel One Glasgow Progress

Posted on Monday, 25 April 2016 06:22 in News
Motel One Glasgow Progress

Motel one construction progress, as of April 25th 2016, on Oswald Street, Glasgow 

Foundation development at the new £22 million hotel in Glasgow, located next to Central Station is well underway and our image shows a birdseye view of current progress. Send us your pictures of the site via our twitter account @ogiconstruct

Motel One Group will open their new hotel in 2017 and will include the typical One Lounge, which is  the living room, breakfast café and bar all in one. Motel One currently operates 51 hotels across Europe with more than 13,900 rooms and has ambitious plans to expand with a secured pipeline of an additional 19 hotels.

Ogilvie begins Edinburgh student accommodation development

Posted on Tuesday, 29 March 2016 15:59 in News
Ogilvie begins Edinburgh student accommodation development

Crosslane Student Developments is working in partnership with Unite UK Student Accommodation Fund (USAF) to deliver a 237 bed purpose-built student accommodation development, which is under construction at Lutton Place, Edinburgh.

The freehold of the site was acquired from the City of Edinburgh Council by Crosslane Student Developments, part of the Crosslane Group, in December for £6.2 million.

Ogilvie Construction Limited is the main contractor having been engaged by Crosslane Student Developments in December 2015 to develop the site into a new, purpose-built, high specification, city centre scheme, comprising 44 studios and 193 cluster flat bedrooms ranging from three to nine beds. In addition, there will be high quality communal facilities including a common room, meeting space, gym and bike storage.

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