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March 2017

New flatted development – Albany Street, Oban
Images of our recent planning application for 8 new 1 bed flats in Oban which we are working on with Neil McGougan Builders for WHHA.

 

March 2017

Marine Harvest Colonsay
We are happy to be assisting Marine Harvest on completing their new shore base facility at Scalasaig on the Isle of Colonsay.
marine harvest

 

March 2017

Buth Bharraigh
Images of design proposal for existing Buth Bharraigh shop and former Doctor’s House/Surgery at Calagorm in Castle Bay, Barra.

 

February 2017

HIE Advance Units
The official opening and handover ceremony for the Fairmile Building in Sandbank Dunoon took place in on the 24th February 2016 as a purpose built light and airy workspace suited to grow companies specialising in IT, finance and business services.

fairmile-building940 fairmile-reception940-320

 

February 2017

Buth Bharraigh
Congratulations on recent success with UK and Scottish community awards.
Winner: Rural Business Awards Social Enterprise 2016 (UK)
Winner: Scottish Rural Parliament Rural Innovators Award for Business 2015/16

buth barra award

 

February 2017

Lochgilphead Phase 4
Planning approval for the final phase of the Lochgilphead housing development on the former high school and Mid Argyll hospital site has now been secured. Construction work on the 4 dwelling houses and 12 flats has begun with site enabling works. This final phase of the development is due for completion in summer 2018.

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January 2017

Lochgilphead Phase 5
Phase 5 of the lochgilphead School Housing Development officially started in January 2017. This comprises of 3 blocks of two storey terraced housing with a mixture of two and three bed houses. This phase of the development is due for completion in  February 2018.

Lochgilphead Phase 5

 

November 2016

New Build Oban
Planning approval has been granted for a new one off house in Oban. The house is designed with traditional core form to be sympathetic to the existing environment and to be appropriate for its surroundings, while still making the most of the expansive views from the site
stenhouse 2

 

November 2016

St. Cuthberts, Dunoon – Opening
The official opening and handover ceremony for St. Cuthbert’s housing development in Dunoon took place in November. The development was opened by Councillor Len Scoullar and celebrated the handover of 17 new affordable flats for social rent. This was a working partnership between Fyne Homes, MacLeod Construction, CP Architects, Ramage Young and Morham & Brotchie.

st cuthberts Finished

 

June 2016

Spence Court, Dunoon
We are pleased to announce Planning Consent for the 16 unit New Build Affordable Housing Scheme has been received and we are currently engaged to develop the Warrant Detail package with a view to start on site in the Autumn 2016.

Spence Court - Aerial View

 

March 2016

St. Cuthberts, Dunoon – update
Plean blocks progressing to front façade with Nodan windows on site and being installed.
Projected completion end of June 2016.

st cuthberts

 

December 2015

Office Roof Works
We are pleased our storm damage roof repairs are now complete and weathertight with scaffolding removed prior to Christmas.
Many thanks to Jimmy Buchanan, Grant Laird and Stuart Livingstone for completing the works.
We hope to have our refurbished meeting room back shortly.

 

November 2015

SAMS Timber Recladding Phase 1 Complete
Following a start in March 2015 and subsequent liquidation of the original contractor the project has been progressed by Lonan Properties, Taynuilt to a successful completion of the first phase.
Phase 2 will start in January 2016 and complete in summer of 2016.

 

October 2015

Argyll & Bute Design Awards
We are pleased to announce that 3 of our projects have been shortlisted for the Argyll & Bute Design Awards. We are assisting with arranging site visits for the jurors and a decision is expected in February 2016.

 

February 2015

St Cuthberts Starts on Site
Work has now commenced on 2 February 2015 with MacLeod Construction on this important site with a target completion in early summer 2016.

 

August 2014

H.I.E. Sandbank Advance Units start on site
The practice is pleased to announce their continuing role in the onsite stage for advance factory unit at Sandbank Business Park and working closely with Kier Construction as the successful HIE framework contractor to execute the project for completion in the Autumn of 2015.

 

July 2014

Jura Community Stores now complete and open
for business

Following a successful appointment by tender in October 2012 we have assisted the Jura Development Trust to develop a design with community participation, obtain lottery funding approval to start within a year and complete the works on site with McEachern Bros of Islay to allow opening of the new community shop in April 2014. Early indications are that the sales have increased significantly with the revamped shop attracting increasing community support and demand for goods.

 

June 2014

St. Cuthbert’s detail planning application granted
Following a public hearing we were pleased to receive Detailed Planning Consent for affordable housing at the former St Cuthberts church site, a very important historical site within the town centre of Dunoon.

This enables us to continue our successful relationship with Fyne Homes in assisting the wider community of Argyll, providing much needed affordable homes within the heart of Dunoon.

 

June 2013

Appointment for design of advance factory units for H.I.E.
The practice is delighted to be appointed for the design to tender stage for advance units in both Sandbank (Dunoon) and Rothesay to provide flexible compact factory units to meet existing and new business needs.

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