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West Burn Lane in St Andrews wins best building in Scotland award

Posted on Thursday, 05 November 2015 08:15 in News
West Burn Lane in St Andrews wins best building in Scotland award

West Burn Lane, designed by Sutherland Hussey Harris and built by Ogilvie Construction, has clinched the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland Andrew Doolan award for 2015.

 

The winners received a cheque for £25,000 at the prize giving event at the National Museum of Scotland.

 

Fiona Hyslop, culture secretary, said: "Once again, both the worthy winner and the strength of this year’s shortlist for the RIAS Andrew Doolan Award have shown that the quality of Scotland’s new architecture stands shoulder to shoulder with the best in the world.

 

Ogilvie Construction reach 6th place in Scotland

Posted on Wednesday, 04 November 2015 12:54 in News
Ogilvie Construction reach 6th place in Scotland

Ogilvie Construction has climbed another place, reaching 6th in the top ten building contractors in Scotland in the latest Construction News League, published by Construction News.

  

The report is indicative of the continued successful growth of the constructor business, which has secured a number of public sector works, along with major projects in the private sector, particularly in hotel, leisure and student accommodation sectors.

 

Donald MacDonald Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said:

“Our continued success is the result of our people and their unstinting commitment to deliver high quality buildings that meet the needs of our customers, on time and within budget.”

Ogilvie completes £24M student accommodation in Edinburgh

Posted on Monday, 02 November 2015 12:49 in News
Ogilvie completes £24M student accommodation in Edinburgh

Ogilvie Construction has completed two new student accommodation buildings in Edinburgh for Ziggurat Student Living.

 

The buildings are within a few hundred metres from each other, at Murano Place and Shrubhill on Leith Walk and total 532 beds. The Shrubhill site will also house over 18,000 sq ft of retail space, with Sainsbury’s confirmed to create a convenience store on the ground floor. 

 

The new accommodation was recently opened by famous boxers Barry McGuigan MBE and Edinburgh born Josh Taylor.

 

Ziggurat Student Living Director Jim Pike said:

“This latest development is totally modern and purpose-built and our emphasis is always on extremely high levels of customer service.  With only a few bed rooms still available to let for this academic year, we are confident that our student tenants will have a fantastic living experience in Edinburgh.”

 

Donald MacDonald, Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction said:

“We worked closely with the team at Ziggurat Student Living to ensure that the buildings were delivered to the highest construction standards, meeting all the needs of the students who will live there.”

 

 

Meet The Buyer Event - Proposed Grangemouth ASN School

Posted on Friday, 30 October 2015 16:19 in News
Meet The Buyer Event - Proposed Grangemouth ASN School

Find out more about opportunities for small, medium and social enterprises on this exciting project and others.

 

Date: 11th November, 2015

Time: 1600 - 1900hrs

 

Address: Grange Manor Hotel, Glensburgh Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8XJ

 

The event is an information day to meet local businesses of all sizes and understand the services they can o er. Our team will be present to answer queries, discuss opportunities and provide details of additional support available for local construction businesses.

 

At the event you will have opportunities to;

  • Meet with our construction and procurement teams
  • Register for our recommended supplier list
  • Learn more about our organisation and projects

 

To register your place, please contact Belle Kerr 

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tel: 01786 810264

 

View the PDF with details, here

 

Ogilvie completes Arran House Student Accommodation

Posted on Friday, 23 October 2015 11:51 in News
Ogilvie completes Arran House Student Accommodation

Ogilvie Construction recently handed over an eight-storey student accommodation building called Arran House, in the Fountainbridge area of Edinburgh.

 

The £11 million project was awarded to Ogilvie for The Student Housing Company, and provides 302 high quality student apartments of varying sizes, along with retail space on the ground floor. 

 

The Student Housing Company manages purpose built student accommodation across the UK and Europe, and  prides itself on delivering high quality accommodation, excellent levels of service, security and attention to detail.

 

Donald MacDonald, Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said:

“We are proud to have delivered a high quality facility that will benefit students in Edinburgh. The building has been constructed to the highest standards, providing first class living conditions close to the University and all key amenities.”

 

Ogilvie Construction, 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 over 400 people across its various business operations. 

 

Construction work starts at Drumpellier Business Park

Posted on Wednesday, 21 October 2015 14:48 in News
Construction work starts at Drumpellier Business Park

Work is about to start on the first building at Drumpellier Business Park in Coatbridge, the joint venture initiative between Ogilvie Group Developments and North Lanarkshire Council’s regeneration company, Fusion Assets, which has planning permission for 65,000 sq ft of office development.

 

The two storey, 8,000 sq ft building, to be called Enterprise House, will provide high quality office space, sub divisible to accommodate a range of units from 1,500 sq ft upwards.

 

Ogilvie Construction will build the new facility after an award of over £1.1 million grant funding from the Scottish Government’s Regeneration Capital Grant Fund.

 

The business park is located in prime position with excellent access to major road and rail networks, as well as public transport and will incorporate over 200 parking spaces.

 

Murray Collins, Managing Director, Fusion Assets Ltd, said:

 

“We have been able to progress this initiative as a result of the grant from the Scottish Government’s Regeneration Capital Grant Fund.  This is the first important stage in achieving our aim to create a village of small to medium sized offices for growing and established businesses.”

 

Steve Lloyd, Director, Ogilvie Group Developments, added:

 

“We are delighted that work is starting on this significant regeneration project for the area. The offices will be constructed to the highest standard, offering quality business accommodation.”

 

Enterprise House will offer local businesses the opportunity to be based in a modern high quality building in a very accessible location. Knight Frank and Whyte & Barrie have been appointed as the letting agents.

Ogilvie climbs a place in Top Ten

Posted on Friday, 09 October 2015 16:34 in News
Ogilvie climbs a place in Top Ten

Ogilvie Construction has climbed one place to 7th in the top ten building contractors in Scotland in the latest independent index, published by Construction News.

 

The survey showed that for the year to July 2015 Ogilvie has won 19 new deals with a combined contract value of over £155.8 million.

 

The report is indicative of the continued successful growth of the constructor business, which has secured a number of public sector works, along with major projects in the private sector, particularly in hotel, leisure and student accommodation sectors.

 

Donald MacDonald Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said:

“Our continued success is the result of our people and their unstinting commitment to deliver high quality buildings that meet the needs of our customers, on time and within budget.”

Ogilvie wins £11m apartment project in Aberdeen

Posted on Monday, 05 October 2015 10:23 in News
Ogilvie wins £11m apartment project in Aberdeen

Ogilvie Construction has started work on a £11 million project to build a new development in Aberdeen for SACO The Serviced Apartment Company.

 

The nine storey building on Union Street will include studio and one bedroom apartments grouped around internal courtyards. It will incorporate a café bar on the ground floor with the apartment reception on the first floor. The project is due to be completed in Autumn 2016.

 

The new building will transform the site of a former music shop, which ceased trading several years ago.

 

Donald MacDonald, Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said:

 

“We are delighted to be working with SACO to deliver a major project that will provide high quality accommodation in the centre of Aberdeen.

“Our teams have extensive experience in the hotel and leisure sector and the building will be constructed to the highest standard, providing first class accommodation in an excellent location.”

 

Stephen Hanton, CEO Commercial, SACO, says: “Scotland is a key growth market for SACO and, as a major business destination as well as one visited by many tourists, opening a property in Aberdeen is a priority for us.”

 

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 400 people across its various business operations.

 

 

Ogilvie Jumps 10 Places In UK Construction

Posted on Tuesday, 08 September 2015 17:23 in News
Ogilvie Jumps 10 Places In UK Construction

Ogilvie Construction has climbed ten places to 61st in the UK league of construction contractors and maintained it’s top ten position in Scotland at number 8. 

 

The latest independent index, published by Construction News, shows that for the year to July 2015 Ogilvie has won 17 new deals with a combined contract value of over £143.1 million.

 

The report is indicative of the continued successful growth of the business, which builds high quality buildings in a range of sectors including the hotel, leisure and student accommodation sectors, as well as major public and private contracts.

 

Donald MacDonald Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said:

“We are seeing continued growth in the business thanks to the high standards of professionalism and commitment from our teams, combined with a focus on delivery, quality and value for our customers.”

 

 

£7.5m Armadale Primary School On Track with Ogilvie

Posted on Tuesday, 25 August 2015 11:55 in News
£7.5m Armadale Primary School On Track with Ogilvie

The West Lothian Council bulletin (issue no.75, Autumn 2015) features the Ogilvie Construction primary school building project for Armadale. 

"The £7.5m project remains on target for the first phase of the school opening in August 2016."

"In September 2014, Council Executive approved funding for the development of a new primary school in Armadale to enable the school to be available for the 2016/17 academic year."

"Work will commence this Summer following the appointment of OgilvieGroup to build the school."

"Local people will be able to see the new school building take shape over the summer months and we look forward to working with Ogilvie to see the school building develop from he design stage through to completion.

Both the school and Ogilvie will ensure that parents and pulls are provided with regular updates on the school's profess over the months ahead."

 

You can read the full article on the West Lothian Bulletin (PDF) 

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