Corporate Livewire Award

AT are pleased to announce that we have been awarded with the Architecture Firm of the Year Award 2018 by Corporate LiveWire.

Staff Warm Welcome

Aitken Turnbull are pleased to announce that Britt Veirup has joined our Galashiels office as Senior Architectural Designer.

Britt previously held positions with Morgan McDonnell and Zone Architects and has developed particular skills in sustainable design solutions, including an award winning private residential development. In addition Britt has tutored 4th year students in Design Theory and Practice. Having gained a BA (Hons) in Int. Arch, Britt is pursuing the distance course ’Masters of Green Architecture at Aarhus University’.

We would also like to wish Ellie Burroughs a warm welcome back to the Edinburgh office for the summer months. Ellie is currently studying her masters Part 2 degree at Northumbria University and completed her year placement with AT last year. Ellie will be assisting our technical staff with various projects over the next few months.

Scott & Charters Construction Starts

Construction works for Scott & Charters new knitwear factory in Hawick started on site last week.

Scott & Charters are producers of some of the world’s finest luxury Scottish Cashmere knitwear. The existing factory in Hawick in the Scottish Borders has been operating from Fairhurst Drive location for 55 years, and is part of Hawick’s heritage of knitwear mills that is famous throughout the world. The project will provide Scott & Charters with a new two-storey specialist manufacturing and head office facility with the potential for future growth and expansion of the existing business. It will retain Scott & Charters’ manufacture of luxury knitwear within the town of Hawick.

Esh Border Construction have been awarded the contract and we look forward to working with them on this project as it progresses.

Throwback Thursday

We are delighted to be working with the new owners on the redevelopment of the former Peter Scott gateway Listed Building complex in Hawick.

During a site walk around last Thursday we happened upon some early samples of the ‘Pesco knitted underwear’. Peter Scott was founded in 1878 and latterly it was firmly established amongst the most famous knitwear brands of its day supporting the Solheim Cup and worn by Colin Montgomerie.

Trainee/Junior Technician Required in our Dumfries Office

We have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee/Junior Technician to join our Dumfries Team. You’ll work closely with technologists, architects and other professionals on a wide variety of projects and with a wide Client base, ensuring real opportunities for personal growth and career progression.

Ideally the candidates will possess a minimum HNC Qualification (or equivalent experience) and demonstrate an interest in Technical Drawing. All necessary training and supports will be given therefore school leavers with no further education beyond National 5 Level, will also be considered.

This is a permanent full time position, salary to be confirmed.

Please contact Kat on 01387 256964 to arrange an informal meeting. Alternatively please forward a CV, with covering letter, to kbass@aitken-turnbull.co.uk.