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New build in Scottish Borders

By Neil Craig | 18 October, 2019

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…

Eyemouth Baptist Church

By Neil Craig | 7 August, 2019

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…

Home Extension & Re-Roof

By Neil Craig | 16 November, 2018

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…

Farmhouse Extension

By Neil Craig | 5 September, 2018

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…

Berwick Smile Dentist expansion

By Neil Craig | 4 April, 2018

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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Merry Christmas from all at GMC

By Neil Craig | 22 December, 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, everyone at GMC would like to wish all our Clients & suppliers a Merry Christmas!   GMC are closing for from holidays 22-12-2017 Back Monday 08-01-2018 We’ve had an amazing 2017! highlighted by moving into our new custom Facility GMC-HQ. We’ve been in for over a month now and…

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home refurbishment

By Neil Craig | 4 September, 2017

Home refurbishment Procurement: Negotiated tender GMC have recently spearheaded this amazing project to transform the interior of this 1970’s bungalow in Berwick upon Tweed. The clients came to GMC with an idea on what they would like to achieve but would like GMC to handle the execution of the project. The project involved removing all…

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Home extension in Scottish Borders

By Neil Craig | 9 June, 2017

Procurement: Competitive tender GMC returned to this customer after a competitive tender process for the full package of design & build. The team started with a specific set of requirements from the client. Project requirements: To create an annex bedroom with en-suite, design to client’s requirements and obtain planning permission & building warrant with Scottish…

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home refurbish in Berwick upon Tweed

By Neil Craig | 9 May, 2017

The site team have been busy next door to Berwick railway station breathing a new lease of life into this amazing exclusive property! Set within the railway former Castle grounds! The site team are under way with this full renovation, full write up to follow!   Check out director Neil give a tour of the…

New home in Scottish Borders

By Neil Craig | 14 March, 2017

Vastu house GMC have recently handed over a new build property for a client in the Scottish borders. The client approached GMC for a negotiated contract following delays at the design stage. Vasu homes require pin-point accuracy which can only be achieved by using the finest of tradesmen. With GMC on-board the team (primarily George)…

New plant at GMC

By Neil Craig | 9 March, 2017

Today we have taken delivery from Scott-JCB a new Teleporter 540-140. Shortly after this photo was taken all three machines separated to different jobs, where they will be put straight to work on various contracts over the next few months. We have added this to our existing plant fleet which now looks like: JCB 540-140…

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Beautiful kitchen

By Neil Craig | 28 November, 2016

GMC site team have just completed a beautiful kitchen project in Berwick upon Tweed. The clients, Mr & Mrs Jones invited GMC for an initial discussion where all key points where established. With this GMC organised a kitchen design and consultation with the kitchen manufacture Howdens Once this design process was compete, the clients narrowed…