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May 11, 2018

Our clients moved into to their wonderful new house on the magical date of May the Fourth this month and we sincerely hope that the force will be with them and that they enjoy the house for many years to come.

It was an extremely brave move to make. They sold their...

March 14, 2018

This is the next installment of our blog charting the construction of a new house on site in Morningside, Edinburgh. Following on from the insertion of the steelwork we were able to begin to build the roof and that's when the building really did begin to take on its fi...

February 25, 2018

 In this latest installment of our blog we look at installation of the steelwork on site at Tipperlinn Road.

Steel erection is one of the more exciting stages in a project like this because usually there are cranes involved and everyone loves a crane dont they! A lot ha...

January 9, 2018

As you might expect the run up to Christmas 2017 was hectic. The company closes for two weeks over the holiday period and while that is mostly a good thing we often have clients houses in bits so we have to make sure that everyone is in a good place before we can stop....

October 23, 2017

Concrete is an age old material which has been known to form naturally in certain conditions but it has been in use for millennia. The Egyptians used an early form  of concrete when building the pyramids but the Romans were experts in its use and they developed the use...

October 7, 2017

We have always found drainage a fascinating part of any project. Cutting in to an old drainage system six or seven feet below ground level and often being the first person to come into contact with those old pipes since a tradesmen installed them a hundred years or mor...

October 3, 2017

Daryl Robbins of Richard Murphy Architects is the project architect for the contract to build the house on Tipperlinn Road. We have worked with Daryl before on another RMA project in Gifford and we were pleased he was the project architect on this job. He has a real lo...

October 2, 2017

The amount of excavated material that has been taken off site has already been mentioned several times in this blog. This is the story of one big bit of it.

We did all of the excavation ourselves with a hired one and a half ton digger, from Brandon Hire, and the skills...

September 30, 2017

The address of the new house we are building is on Tipperlinn Road in the Morningside district of Edinburgh. Our clients told us that Tipperlinn in the 18th century had been a little village on the outskirts of the city situated roughly  on the grounds now occupied by...

September 27, 2017

Following the site clearance it was time to start the heavy work. We carefully took down the 4m high garden wall that formed the corner of Tipperlinn Road and Stable Lane. This became the access onto the site for all lorry deliveries, excavation vehicles cement lorries...

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