A year in the life of an Architectural Assistant

Caitlin Architectural Assistant

Caitlin McPhillie, our Architectural Assistant, talks to us about her year at NIXON, the best bits, and what lessons she will remember as she returns to her studies. Joining NIXON from Strathclyde University, where she is an architectural student, Caitlin has completed Part 1 of her architectural programme – a course requirement to ensure architects get […]

Vacancy: Structural & Civil Engineering BIM Technician

NIXON team

POSITION:  STRUCTURAL & CIVIL ENGINEERING BIM TECHNICIAN (MIN 3 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE) COMPANY DESCRIPTION: NIXON is a full development and construction company founded in 2012. We have grown into a multi-disciplinary team to become a market leader in residential, hotel, student accommodation, and retail sectors. As a one-stop shop, we offer consultancy services in civil & structural engineering, […]

Let NIXON Engineers help you to create your ideal home

NIXON Engineering

With hybird working forming a large part of people’s working lives, we’ve had a rush of domestic job requests lately. We take our clients through a step-by-step process to understand what they are looking to achieve. Basically we work to bring their ideas to life. We know civil and structural engineering solutions can transform spaces and give homes […]

Midsteeple Quarter project featured in BBC

NIXON is delighted to be Project Managing Phase 1 of the Midsteeple Quarter project, featured on the BBC. This innovative project is a #community-led and aims to be pioneering for the high street of #Dumfries. #MidsteepleQuarter bought a number of empty retail properties in the town with major plans for their redevelopment. They will be […]

Paisley is named one of the country’s top property hotspots

The Millhouse Paisley

Paisley has been named the fastest growing property hotspot in the UK. The news comes as NIXON will be building and managing the quantity surveying and project management of a new The Millhouse Paisley – a new development for the town. The report, complied by Rightmove, identified the historic town as Britain’s top property hotspot, […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Support for ambitious plans launched for Glasgow

Glasgow quantity surveying company welcomes new city plan

Ambitious plans launched this week by Glasgow City Council could see more than 3,000 homes in priority areas such as the former Ruchill Hospital and Sighthill. Plans are being put forward in the North Glasgow Strategic Development Framework for new walking and cycling links as well as encouraging local business and improving connectivity. It is […]

New sushi bar AKIKO to open

Project management in glasgow

A new restaurant AKIKO is to open on Monday 28/09/2020 In Glasgow City Centre. Akiko is a stunning new sushi bar offering poke bowls and sushi rolls! Located in the heart of Glasgow City Centre, 5 Bothwell St, Akiko will offer takeaway and delivery. We were delighted to work with Akiko on the launch of […]