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Timber skyscrapers – Viable Solution to Climate Change or Utopia?

With Climate change the defining issue of our time and Greta Thunberg’s words at last week’s summit still prevalent, we are in a time where we need to look at new ways to construct tall buildings which will use more sustainable materials than concrete and steel. According to World Urbanization Prospects Report by UN[1], two […]

Leading on the development of 32 new builds

We are delivering 32 apartments in Paisley on a brand new development for the town. NIXON is leading the civil and structural engineering, quantity surveying and project management on the build of 32 contemporary two-bedroom apartments. The new build is an investment of more than £3.5million in Paisley and has supported more than 100 jobs. […]

Employer’s agent on Scotway House

Work continues on Scotway House along the Clydeside – a new development by Structured House Group. The flagship £40million GDV is shortlisted for Development of the Year in this year’s Herald Property Awards 2019 and will be home to more than 400 students when it opens in September. NIXON is leading as employer’s agent on […]

NIXON joins Considerate Construction Scheme

NIXON is proud to announce our acceptance into the Considerate Construction Scheme. Working within such a wide-reaching industry, construction companies have a responsibility to consider all aspects of our work and, with this in mind, we approached the Scheme to become a considerate contractor. The Scheme is a voluntary organisation which companies can choose to […]

NIXON makes a ‘Good Brew’

NIXON took on the full refurbishment of Good Brew, formerly Flava, in the heart Gourock. As a full construction company, NIXON provided a full turn-key service for the redevelopment. From design management to value engineering to project management and quantity surveying, NIXON converted the rebranded Good Brew into a stunning, modern and fit-for-purpose business. The […]

Gaining Experience

We caught up with twenty-year old Daniel MacConnell to tell us all about his internship at NIXON and life beyond the university classroom. Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I’m a Civil Engineering student at Heriot Watt University and currently completing an internship over the summer with NIXON before returning to university to […]

Architects can be the drivers for sustainability and innovation

Climate change is the major challenge facing the world. The uncontrolled rise in temperature may make the Scottish summers a bit more enjoyable, but it will also increase the severity of weather conditions and the occurrence of extreme events such as droughts, floods or hurricanes, as well as reduce the amount of drinkable water. We […]

Meet Oor Jimi

NIXON is excited to unveil its support for GCHC in the form of Oor Jimi! Landing with a Purple Haze and his signature guitar (that he famously set on fire at one of his two Glasgow shows) artist Betti Moretti has made sure Oor Jimi is ready to Let the Good Times Roll at Merchant […]

Looking to the Future

Our intern Calum with Joseph Lambie from GRAHAM visiting Scotway House and the build of a £40million transformational project by Structured House Group along the Clydeside. As a Glasgow-based company, we’re delighted to be the lead employer’s agents, project managers and principal designers on this project. Giving interns the chance to visit sites, speak to […]

The Picture House | Coming Soon

We are delighted to work on The Picture House, Dennistoun – a brand new development for Glasgow. NIXON will be working on the stunning development which is a combination of one, two and three-bedroom apartments, set in the city’s vibrant Dennistoun area. A sneak peek of the stunning interiors are here, completed by another Glasgow-based […]

Everyday Heroes at NIXON!

TeamNIXON joined more than 13,000 kiltwalkers on Sunday to raise funds for Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity, as part of its commitment to raise £10,000 for the Charity this year. Richard McFadzean, Dominic MacConnell, Roisin-Alana Di Giacomo and Alan Todd, of BOHO, walked the 23 mile stroll from Glasgow to Balloch before handing the baton to Craig […]

“It’s a Livin’ Thing”

NIXON is proud to announce we are now Living Wage accredited employers. This means we support the campaign that “A hard day’s work deserves a fair day’s pay.” Our accreditation as living wage employers aligns with our values and vision. We have recently expanded our operation to include civil and structural engineering and architecture, in […]

This is Spartinios!

NIXON is proud to be supporting the mighty Spartinios with our latest signing. As a Glasgow-based company and for the first time, NIXON has sponsored the five-aside team of under 11-years to support them through the season. And quick off the mark, our Spartinios made their debut in their NIXON attire and belted home an […]

NIXON celebrates International Women’s Day

“I would say that instead of buying a doll for a girl, you should buy her lego blocks.” NIXON’s Architectural Technician offers her advice ahead of International Women’s Day to get more women into construction. Newly appointed Architectural Technician Kasia Kozlowska and Trainee Quantity Surveyor Olivia Bibb talks about the importance of International Women’s Day […]

Scottish-based consultancy practice ramps up growth plans as it expands engineering team

NIXON has expanded its growth plans as it opens in-house civil and structural engineering team. The multi-disciplined consultancy practice, NIXON, began in 2012 as Nixon Consultants, and has rapidly expanded its operation as a quantity surveying and project management practice to a full development and construction company bringing architectural services and civil and structural engineering under […]

We are Hiring!

As part of our growing team and expansion, NIXON is hiring again! We are now looking for a Trainee Structural CAD Technician to join our engineering-arm at NIXON. You will join a team that is rapidly expanding, fast and dynamic. If you think you have what it takes to join us, get in touch. The […]

NIXON partner with Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity

NIXON is delighted to announce that in 2019, Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity will be our chosen charity alongside a number of others which we support. We are honoured to be raising money for the 173,000 babies, children and young people that are treated each year at Scotland’s largest children’s hospital. NIXON is a full development […]

We are hiring

We are looking to recruit an architectural assistant to join our growing team at NIXON. Based in our Glasgow office, you will have the opportunity to work on various major projects throughout the UK with an emphasis on housing, hotels and student accommodation.  We are a full development and construction company offering a wide range of […]

Work on Scotway House progresses

New footage from Drone Scotland showing the scale and mass of Structured House Group‘s Scotway House. NIXON is appointed as lead employer’s agent, project managers and principal designers on the £40million project to turn the former shipyard into new accommodation. Works are well underway with the building expected to open in September 2019. This is […]

First look inside new residences at Scotway House

A first glimpse inside the new residences at Scotway House have been released showing how the new student residences will look when completed next September. NIXON is leading as employers agents, project managers and principal designers at Scotway House on the Clydeside in what is a £40million GDV build. NIXON is working alongside BOHO which has […]

NIXON expands to offer architectural services

NIXON is continuing to expand and grow as we welcome award-winning architect Sam Smithers to our growing team. We are delighted to announce Sam joins the team, where he will lead our architectural services having worked for some of Scotland’s leading practices. Sam previously worked on designs in Glasgow University, most notably the South Staircase, [...]

Elio’s refurbishment complete

Nixon recently completed the refurbishment of Elio’s in George Street, Edinburgh. Owned by the Crolla family, the late-night bar has been an Edinburgh institution since the 1970s and is situated in heart of the capital.  During a five-week alteration programme we were appointed to act as the Project Manager, Quantity Surveyor, and Principal Designer for the […]

Working with Partick Housing Association

NIXON is working with Partick Housing Association to ensure residents have accurate insurance values on its properties. The company has been appointed to carry out insurance reinstatement surveys for close to 4000 properties owned or factored by the Housing Association. The surveys check the condition of the properties to provide an accurate insurance value. Partick […]

Tim Hortons to open in Linwood

Progress is well underway at Tim Hortons new drive thru, set to open in Linwood, Paisley. Acting as project managers for our client Tim Hortons, the popular Canadian store is due to open before Christmas. NIXON has worked on a number of Hortons projects, following completion of its flagship Glasgow store.

BOHO arrives

NIXON is leading as employers agents, project managers and principal designers at the latest development at Scotway House in Glasgow atBOHO has given us a sneak peek of what it’s going to be like and its fabulous and flamboyant and very BOHO. 

NIXON appointed by Cairn Hotel Group

NIXON has been appointed as Project Monitors to Cairn Hotel Group to manage the refurbishment of Hotel Indigo. We will be assessing and monitoring all the costs on behalf of the client, Seneca. NIXON will oversee the tender packages, tender analysis, appointment of the contractors, and monitor the monthly evaluations to maximise the opportunities and […]

NIXON to convert Old Gospel Hall

NIXON has been appointed as the project managers to lead on a new development planned for Dennistoun. Plans were approved by Glasgow City Council to turn an old Gospel Hall on the corner of Finlay Drive and Armadale Street to apartments. 27 new flats of two and three-bedroom flats are planned with NIXON leading the construction, project […]

Topping out ceremony at Scotway House

“Topping out” of Scotway House as the build reaches the 14th storey. NIXON team gathered with Structured House Group, GRAHAM and BOHO to mark the latest milestone on the £40million development along the Clydeside. NIXON is the lead employers agents, project managers and principal designer on what is a major project for Glasgow’s Clydeside to transform […]

NIXON wins major development contract

NIXON has been chosen as the delivery partner for a large portfolio of student accommodation in Scotland.  NIXON is the preferred partner for Glasgow-based developer Structured House Group (shg). Leading in the first of its contract, NIXON has been appointed as the Project Managers and Quantity Surveyors for the Glasgow-based development company in its flagship £40m […]

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