GLM welcomes a familiar face back to the team

Posted by on Jul 30, 2018 in We Are GLM

GLM welcomes a familiar face back to the team

Aythan has re-joined Team GLM and we’re delighted to have him back. Ian McKee, Managing Director, said : “It is fantastic having Aythan back on the GLM Team.  With his unique ability to combine design sensitivity and understanding with the commercial imperatives of time and cost, Aythan’s approach to project delivery is in stark contrast […]

Privacy Notice

Posted by on May 25, 2018 in We Are GLM

Privacy Notice

We ask that you read this privacy notice carefully as it contains important information about how and why GLM collect, store, use and share personal information, your rights in relation to your personal information and on how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint. GLM is committed to ensuring […]

We’ve Moved

Posted by on Feb 19, 2018 in We Are GLM

We’ve Moved

A Word from David Gibbon   58 North Castle Street has been the happy home of GLM since 2005  when we moved from our previous offices in Thistle Street Lane and previous to that we were in Moray Place for about 4 years from 1985. We will be sad to leave North Castle Street with […]

Probably the Best Window In The World

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017 in Building Surveying, We Are GLM

Probably the Best Window In The World

The vertically sliding sash and case window takes some beating.  You can open it at the top to let out stale air and at the bottom to get a good blast of fresh air.  Properly installed it blocks as little daylight as possible.  Before the advent of float or plate glass the smaller panes required […]

Celebrating 20 years at GLM : 2010 – Bughtknowe

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Architecture, We Are GLM

Celebrating 20 years at GLM : 2010 – Bughtknowe

One of the hardest and yet crucial aspects of being an Architect and possibly any designer, is getting inside the head of your customer or client. The person who is ultimately going to be using and hopefully enjoying the realised design. If you can fully understand the specific and sometimes subtle needs of the user, […]

Celebrating 20 years at GLM : 2006 – Garden Cottage

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017 in Architecture, We Are GLM

Celebrating 20 years at GLM : 2006 – Garden Cottage

David Johnson first joined GLM back in 1997 and now heads up the architecture team. In the run up to the 20 year anniversary of David being at GLM he will share with us some of his favourite projects through the years and the odd photo along the way too!  As an architect, you know […]

Project Update : New Build Chapel on the West Coast

Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in Architecture, We Are GLM

Project Update : New Build Chapel on the West Coast

Work is continuing well on site. All the stones for the apse vault have now been cut and are ready to erect. This took a bit longer than planned with several meetings at the stone yard as we tried to twist our brains around how to cut the complex shapes. The trickiest are where an […]

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS AT GLM : 2004 – Morridgehall Cottage

Posted by on Jul 14, 2017 in Architecture, We Are GLM

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS AT GLM : 2004 – Morridgehall Cottage

David Johnson first joined GLM back in 1997 and now heads up the architecture team. In the run up to the 20 year anniversary of David being at GLM he will share with us some of his favourite projects through the years and the odd photo along the way too!  Our project at Morridgehall for […]

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS AT GLM : 2001 – Culachy Garden Cottage

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Architecture, We Are GLM

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS AT GLM : 2001 – Culachy Garden Cottage

David Johnson first joined GLM back in 1997 and now heads up the architecture team. In the run up to the 20 year anniversary of David being at GLM he will share with us some of his favourite projects through the years and the odd photo along the way too!  Whilst I enjoy the convenience […]

Listed Buildings – what does being listed mean?

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017 in Building Surveying, We Are GLM

Listed Buildings – what does being listed mean?

Many buildings are of architectural or historical interest but, when Historic Environment Scotland consider a building for listing, this interest must be ‘special’. Therefore, a listed building is a building that has been designated as having special architectural or historic interest. Listed buildings cover a wealth of buildings such as castles, towers, palaces, churches, chapels […]