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GMC Extensions

Home Extension

By Neil Craig | 15 February, 2016

Home Extension GMC are kicking off 2016 with a brand new extension for a customer in Berwick upon Tweed. The customer went for the full GMC package to keep the process as easy as possible. This customer has the befit of knowing exactly how much this whole project will cost before GMC begin on site.…

Home Extension in Berwick upon Tweed

By Neil Craig | 12 June, 2015

  Home extension Berwick upon Tweed Northumberland Start date: May 2015 Procurement: Competitive tender GMC site team have started on site extending this property in Berwick upon Tweed. GMC are project managing the works from start to finish organizing sub trades including plumbing – electrical & painting. The team have good to an excellent start.…

Structural repairs

structural repair contractors

By Neil Craig | 6 March, 2015

Structural works to seaside home GMC are currently replacing some structural steel work to a property in Northumberland. As part of a major refurbishment by the client to up-grade this property to modern standards to operate as a Holiday cottage. Situated on the sea front at Spittal beach although the views and position are amazing…

safe construction

GMC Construction Staff attend First Aid Course

By Neil Craig | 11 February, 2015

GMC are committed to our work force and safe working practice. The  entire on-site personnel at GMC attended a first Aid Course on Friday 6th February 2015 at 247 Safety in Berwick upon Tweed. The course covered general construction injuries as well as other typical emergency first aid procedures. Everyone passed the course and hopefully…

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Home Extension

By Neil Craig | 13 November, 2014

GMC are currently approaching finishing stages for a small home extension in Berwick upon Tweed. [pl_video type=”youtube” id=”PYHXF80rjAs”]   The clients contracted GMC from the outset and went for the fully project managed service. GMC worked with the clients advising on planning permission and building control. Once a budget was set by GMC, working drawings…

Home kitchen extension

By Neil Craig | 28 August, 2014

GMC were invited in provide a budget for our fully project managed service on this proposed home kitchen extension in Northumberland. The client brief was a large family kitchen, garden room, with as much natural light as possible. The GMC design team designed a large open room off the south facing side of the existing…

Low energy new build

Low Energy New build in Conservation area

By Neil Craig | 28 August, 2014

Low Energy House Introduction With this prime site situated on Castle Terrace, Berwick upon Tweed nestling on the edge of the town conservation area, the GMC design team had both the client’s specification and the planning & building control teams to satisfy. The site is both double fronted and occupying trees with TPO attached. The…

Town House Refurbishment – May 2011

By Neil Craig | 26 August, 2014

Procurement – Competitive tender Recommended by a third party, GMC were asked to tender of the re-building of 2-chimney stacks in the town center. Upon winning the contract GMC carried out the tricky task of dismantling the 2 chimneystacks in poor condition. This work was carried out over a busy public footpath, so public safety…

Lowick Village Hall

Lowick Village Hall

By Neil Craig | 26 August, 2014

After GMC won a competitive tender work started removing existing floors throughout the building to make way for new insulation and sub-floors. Which received under-floor heating pipes serviced by the already installed ground source heat pump. New drainage was installed to service the new lavatory arrangement. All internal walls were framed and insulated, while the…

Property Upgrade

By Neil Craig | 26 August, 2014

GMC recommended up-grades. With all property up-grades GMC always focus on making the property ‘LOW ENERGY’ before looking at renewable sources of energy. Reducing the need for energy is always the best option. With property up-grades each property is different and GMC look at a wide range of options to get the property performing to…

Civil Engineering at Silvery Tweed Cereals

By Neil Craig | 26 August, 2014

GMC Concrete Contractors for Silvery Cereals based in Berwick upon Tweed on the Scottish Border. Silvery Cereals based in Tweedmouth industrial estate are a specialist cereal manufacturing business, rapidly expanding with international trade. With this expansion they required additional manufacturing space to meet demand. GMC were invited in at competitive tender stage to act as…

Flood Damage – April 2010

By Neil Craig | 26 August, 2014

Flood damage repair Flood Damage repair started. After the heavy rain fall during November 2009 several properties close to the Tweed and surrounding water courses where flood damaged. GMC were brought in to this project for the drying out stage. The research and development team developed a drying out strategy over an eight week programme.…