NIXON welcomes construction expert to lead developments

The Millhouse Paisley

We are delighted to welcome John McColgan to NIXON. He is a veteran in the construction industry bringing nearly 50 years’ experience. Starting straight out of school, John joined Taylor Wimpey before training to be an apprentice joiner. Admittedly he has worked on thousands of homes throughout Scotland for a number of housebuilders including CCG, […]

NIXON lends expertise to community project

We are proud to be lending our professional support to help transform abandoned toilets into a community hub for all in Pentlands. NIXON is providing quantity surveying services to Pentlands Community Space (PCS), a charity set up to transform disused public toilets into a new community space to improve mental health, combat loneliness in the […]

Work to begin on The Millhouse Paisley

paisley new developments

We are soon to break ground in Paisley at our new Millhouse development but before we do, we wanted to look at the history of the town and, in particular, the jewel in Paisley’s crown, The Abbey.  Founded in 1163, it is known as the ‘Cradle of the Stewarts’ for its ties to the family […]

Did you know we offer engineering services in-house?

Engineering in Glasgow

Our engineering team provides a high-quality service, working closely with our in-house design and Glasgow architectural team. We know engineering plays a pivotal role in the communities in which we work and our innovative designs define landscapes that will leave a mark long after the project is complete. We never compromise on quality and we […]

Project management of Glasgow build continues

Lancefield Quay

Showcasing Lancefield Quay as works continue at the landmark riverside location. You can see the progress already made by our appointed Principal contractor Linear Design & Construct, with reinstatement works well underway following a fire that broke out at the end of 2019. We are leading the project management, quantity surveying, architecture and civil and structural […]

How to be a Engineer?

Our spotlight this week is on our engineering team. We asked our very own David D’Arcy what engineers do when they’re not engineering. Here’s what we found out, starting with the important questions about life outside work. When’s the wedding?  (Mr D’Arcy was supposed to be getting married in France but like lots of parties, […]

How to become a quantity surveyor…

Trainee Quantity Surveyor Glasgow

We chatted with our trainee quantity surveyor Olivia Bibb about her journey to becoming a QS and any advice she has for someone thinking about working in construction. Olivia is passionate about her studies which started when she was eighteen. Having left school without really knowing what she wanted to do, she has spent the […]

STV visits Lancefield Quay apartments

STV visited the site of Lancefield Quay a year on from the fire that damaged 24 out of the 94 apartments. NIXON Director Dominic MacConnell spoke to Kirsti Clark about leading the project management of the reinstatement works and the recent appointment of Principal contractor Linear Design and Construct Limited. Now a 48-week programme is […]

New rooms unveiled at Cornhill Castle Hotel

Nixon leads cornhill castle house transformation

“Attention to detail at the refurbishment of one of Scotland’s luxury hotel’s is key,’ says project manager Gary Moore. NIXON’s latest project is the completion of the refurbishment of 8-bedroom suites at Cornhill Castle Hotel in Biggar. The Castle on the Clyde is nestled in the Scottish countryside and enjoys panoramic views over Scotland’s stunning […]

Dennistoun is the 8th coolest place to live on the planet

The Picture House Glasgow

Hot off the press – Dennistoun is named one of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world. It’s official. The annual top 40 list by Time Out sees the area around Duke Street included and the only place in the UK to make the top 10! Of course, we already knew this as The Picture House […]