Instagram Takeover 2021 – Finn MacMillan

Posted by on Jun 23, 2021 in Building Surveying

Instagram Takeover 2021 – Finn MacMillan

We’re in a run of new #TeamGLM faces as Felicity hands over to new start Finn MacMillan. Finn has joined GLM for the summer of 2021 between his 3rd & 4th years studying at Edinburgh Napier University. Finn brings a broad educational background to his role at GLM having worked with Historic Environment Scotland, as a Stonemason […]

We Are Recruiting : Experienced Building Surveyor

Posted by on Jun 15, 2021 in Building Surveying, Recruitment

We Are Recruiting : Experienced Building Surveyor

At GLM we bring sharp insight, imaginative design and effective implementation to the creation, reuse and adaptation of buildings. To make buildings that stand proud and that will stand the test of time. And, if we can do it with the lightest touch, doing more with less, then all the better! We do this so that […]

Instagram Takeover 2021 – Eilidh Walker

Posted by on Jun 11, 2021 in Building Surveying

Instagram Takeover 2021 – Eilidh Walker

Time flies when you’re having fun and somehow we are already on Week 10 of this year’s Instagram Takeover – the variety of content and ideas from the team so far has been brilliant. Let us know any particular favourite thoughts, ideas or advice you’ve seen in the takeover so far in the comments below! […]

Instagram Takeover – Ian McKee

Posted by on May 28, 2021 in Building Surveying

Instagram Takeover – Ian McKee

Week 8 of the takeover and Sophie hands over to Ian McKee, aka The Building Doctor, our Managing Director. Ian was part of the team that founded GLM 25 years ago and will be sharing lessons learned from his career as we look forward to the future. Ian is a chartered building surveyor with a […]

Instagram Takeover 2021 – Antonio Cabello

Posted by on May 14, 2021 in Building Surveying

Instagram Takeover 2021 – Antonio Cabello

After a varied and inspiring week from Neil, Week 6 is taken over by Associate Director and Conservation Accredited Chartered Building Surveyor – Antonio Cabello. Antonio’s experience and methodical approach bring an assurance of quality to our most complex projects. With a strongly professional ethos he can be relied on to keep a firm grip […]

Instagram Takeover 2021 – Aythan Lewes

Posted by on Apr 30, 2021 in Building Surveying

Instagram Takeover 2021 – Aythan Lewes

Aythan Lewes, Commercial Director and Building Surveyor at GLM, takes the reigns for week 4 of the Instagram Takeover. Aythan joined GLM as a graduate with a brief break to work in Ireland and returned to GLM in 2018. Aythan brings a rare combination of professional expertise and business acumen all delivered with an infectious […]

Instagram Takeover 2021 – Neil Dickson

Posted by on Apr 16, 2021 in Building Surveying

Instagram Takeover 2021 – Neil Dickson

For the second week of the 2021 Takeover we head from Architect to Surveyor as Neil Dickson takes over. Neil is a Senior Building Surveyor on the GLM team and with experience from New Zealand to Scotland will share his unique perspective on his World of the Future this week! Connect with Neil on LinkedIn […]

Project Reflections : Westfield House

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Building Surveying

Project Reflections : Westfield House

My latest project reflection takes us south of the border to the Northumberland town of Ashington to link up with a familiar client and contractor. Having previously worked with William Purves at their HQ in Edinburgh amongst other commissions, GLM were appointed to help realise the vision for the Ashington site. Upon the retirement of […]

Project Reflections : The New Club, Edinburgh

Posted by on Oct 23, 2020 in Building Surveying, Project Management

Project Reflections : The New Club, Edinburgh

In my last blog I reflected on the restoration of Netherby Hall Stables – a unique project including the full restoration of a stable block to bring it back to its former glory and create holiday accommodation. Today’s blog is a different project, different scale, different nature but another truly unique building requiring many of […]

Historic Buildings Dance : A Building Surveyor’s Analogy

Posted by on Oct 2, 2020 in Building Surveying

Historic Buildings Dance : A Building Surveyor’s Analogy

I am a fan of analogies. I use them all the time. I see them as very handy to illustrate lots of situations when speaking to work colleagues, clients and contractors. As English is my second language, they help me to easily communicate technical information in a more friendly way. Here is one of my […]