Construction & Design

Our simple philosophy of ‘building better’, combined with our commitment to developing and promoting best practise, means that we will always be able to add value to your building projects and work programmes. We have extensive experience in the construction and design of primary schools and other educational projects, office and accommodation projects and housing association developments. And all of this delivered by our team of skilled professionals to ensure we exceed your construction expectations.

We have also formed a unique partnership with Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) and PRP Architects, to build four prototype houses known as “The Glasgow House” at our Construction Skills Academy site in Glasgow. These innovative fuel-efficient houses are the first of their kind in Scotland and have high levels of insulation and air tightness, efficient heating systems and solar thermal panels to deliver low energy bills. The project has successfully demonstrated a two-thirds reduction in energy costs compared with a typical three bedroom home.

We are involved in a diverse range of building projects and work programmes, such as the construction of:

  • New primary schools
  • Sports, community and training facilities
  • Care Homes and Children’s Units
  • New build housing

We are also involved in the refurbishment of:

  • Office accommodation
  • Civic Buildings
  • Commercial retail outlets

Why use City Building Construction and Design Services?

  • Strong track record of collaborative working with client organisations
  • Effective project and programme management, ensuring delivery in line with corporate strategy, policy and targets
  • Value for money
  • Strong Health & Safety culture
  • Project Management delivered using Prince 2 methodology
  • A socially inclusive partner, via our commitment to the skilling and employment of young people from all backgrounds
  • Member of major recognised trade bodies, including:
    - Gas Safe Register
    - National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting (NICEIC)
    - Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS)
    - Painters Federation
  • Fully qualified, experienced and accredited operatives, with official identification for peace of mind
  • A fully licensed asbestos removal contractor
  • Access to a wide range of complementary trades and construction services, as part of the City Building organisation
  • Strong and reliable supply chain