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Posts by Neil Craig

New build in Scottish Borders

Procurement – competitive tender The Site team have recently handed over this beautiful new home in the Scottish borders. The client initially came to GMC for assistance with choosing a suitable site after they had made the decision to build. After choosing a site and design the home GMC were invited to tender for the…

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Eyemouth Baptist Church

Procurement: Competitive tender / Negotiated Build time: Jan 19 – Aug  19 After a competitive tender process with the client, GMC began negotiations direct with the client on options to improve cost efficiencies through construction type & design details. These talks matured in both cost & time savings for the client with the GMC technical…

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Spittal Quay planning

After 12 months of designing / research and Technical appraisal GMC are finally able to share our vision for the re-development of Spittal Quay! GMC have appointed architect Ian Tod as lead Architect. Ian has an illustrated career in design with a special focus on waterfront property. During the design phase extensive research into the…

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Home Extension & Re-Roof

The Site team have just put the finishing touches on this fantastic project in Berwick upon Tweed. The project Brief was a first floor extension & complete re-roof of the property. After a competitive tender process GMC were appointed as main contractor. The design team advised on build specifics and material choices before starting the…

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solar power last chance

solar panels

solar power last chance SOLAR PV Feed in Tariff closes to all new applicants from 1st April 2019. OFGEM FACT SHEET ON CHANGES This change does not affect any existing applications or systems already registered.   Since 2011 GMC have installed over 400 systems in Northumberland and Southern Scotland. Solar PV has never been so…

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Farmhouse Extension

Farmhouse extension in the Scottish Borders! The site team are just about to put the finishing touches on this fantastic project. The contract was negotiated from design stage with the GMC estimating team budgeting the build from our sketch-up team providing 3D models of what was possible. The Client Brief was: A sunroom wrap round…

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SOLAR Power for businesses

SOLAR Power for businesses The has never been a better for any business currently paying for electricity from the grid! It is best if you own the building you are in and don’t plan to move within the next 10 years! GMC-HQ is powered by the Sun! Photo above shows the system layout from above!…

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GMC – HQ completed

GMC-HQ MOVE COMPLETE During December 2017 GMC moved the operational side of business up to the new facility GMC-HQ. It brings a year long project on site complete and the biggest re-investment in the company since 1983 when the previous workshop was completed. The new site brings together all of GMC operations to one location…

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Village Meadows, Lowick, Northumberland

Village Meadows, Lowick, Northumberland May – June 2018 seen the Start of work at Village Meadows, south Road, Lowick! With S104 & S38 Agreements in place with NWL & NCC highways works started with establishing the new entrance & road base while strip top soil from the entire site area. movie below showing the heavy…

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Berwick Smile Dentist expansion

Berwick Smile Dentist expansion Procurement: Competitive tender Project: convert existing outbuilding into state of the art dental clinic accommodation. On successful tender of the project, GMC set about organising the works to cause minimal disruption to the business as possible! While the actual construction works to this project we’re straight forward the logistics were not!!…

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