St Francis pupils view development site

Pupils from St Francis Primary in Gorbals, Glasgow visited Laurieston Regeneration Project, the new construction site by McTaggart Construction.

The site will deliver 201 new flats and houses for New Gorbals Housing Association.

The pupils were given an Ivor Goodsite video, the Considerate Constructor’s Scheme character, which showed the children the dangers of building sites. They were then shown the site manager’s office where they could see the whole site, drawings, and the site manager explained how he managed the site and all the people on it. […]

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All Smiles at Scottish Veterans Residences as Carol visits

TV presenter Carol Smillie attended the official launch of the Scottish Veterans Residences newest development at Bellrock Crescent in Cranhill, Glasgow. The £6m project will provide 51 flats which have specialised support for veterans who are struggling with the transition to civilian life such as medical, training and employment facilities. The development will include 21 […]

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Nursery children are Gorbals Wombles

Children at Bridgend Nursery, based in the Adelphi Centre in Gorbals have had some help preparing for summer from McTaggart Construction. With construction of the Laurieston Regeneration project well under way, site staff have provided a skip and a labourer to help the nursery staff tidy up their garden area – and the children got […]

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Grassyards bungalow development completed

This month sees the completion of the development at Grassyards, Kilmarnock for Atrium Homes. The project which began in May 2012 has delivered 10 amenity bungalows for older and ambulant residents laid out in a quiet housing development beside Grassyards Road in Kilmarnock. […]

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Danger! Site threats explained at primary school

Two of McTaggart Construction’s contracts managers visited Dunard Primary School in Maryhill, Glasgow this month to explain the dangers of construction sites to the school children. They had brought along some personal protective clothing and the children were able to try on the hard hats, boots and high-vis vests as well as goggles and gloves. McTaggart […]

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Council Leader congratulates new talent at Dalry business

North Ayrshire Council Leader Willie Gibson has visited Dalry to congratulate a young man fast carving out a career with one of the area’s biggest employers. Jordan Devlin (19) has just secured a further six months work with McTaggart Construction after impressing his supervisors during a work placement through Action for Children’s Youthbuild Programme. To mark his […]

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New Atrium Homes development opened by Housing Minister

Atrium Homes played host to Keith Brown MSP, Minister for Housing and Infrastructure when he formally opened its newest affordable housing development at Wyle Crescent/Glaisnock Street, Cumnock on 29th May. Mr Brown was joined by Ken Stewart, Chair of Atrium Homes, Adam Ingram MSP, Councillor Douglas Reid, Leader of East Ayrshire Council, Councillor Tom Cook, […]

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Site visit for Auchinairn children

School children from Auchinairn Primary School in Bishopbriggs, Glasgow saw firsthand how a housing development takes shape. McTaggart Construction invited children from Auchinairn Primary School to visit their nearby site where they are constructing 36 flats and 10 houses for Link Housing Association. The children were kitted out in hard hats and high-vis vests and […]

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Maukinhill houses completed

The final phases of the housing development at Maukinhill in Greenock for Cloch Housing Association have been completed.
The development, which began in November 2008 was completed in several phases and involved the demolition of over 200 existing houses, provided 193 affordable housing units in a mix of houses and flats.

The stylish development has helped regenerate this area of Greenock as well as providing housing accommodation to suit modern family living. […]

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Belhaven Nursery – home of the builders of the future

Tom McCombe, Site Manager for the Oban Drive site in North Kelvinside, Glasgow, visited Belhaven Nursery School to deliver some interesting construction toys. Tom delivered a shiny new yellow digger toy and a book about construction aimed specifically at nursery age children. The children were delighted to have the opportunity to talk to a ‘real builder’ […]

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