Planning Permission for 437 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh
Oberlanders are pleased to announce that 437 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh, has acquired Planning Permission from the Edinburgh Council Planning Committee.
The distinctive residential corner building consists of 11 apartments with a communal garden area and bicycle store. The residential development lies at a pivotal city-approach location opposite Saughton Park.
Pioneer Building, Edinburgh Technopole
Our latest building at Edinburgh Technopole is approaching completion, ready for occupation in early 2020. The Pioneer Building is the first of three office and lab pavilions for our client Trinity Investment Management, the owners and operators of the park. The building provides adaptable space for a range of multi occupancy office and laboratory configurations. It also hosts a new park café and meeting hub overlooking the stunning parkland landscape of the Bush Estate and Pentland Hills beyond.
Good luck Jessica for the Women in Property's "Best of the Best" Awards Dinner
Wishing Jessica McGinniss all the very best of luck, as she represents the Association of Women in Property Central Scotland Branch, at the annual National awards ceremony at Claridges in London. Already a winner in our eyes Jessica! Before she went back to Heriot Watt University, she wrote us an article about her time with Oberlanders.
Oberlanders - Highland Office launch
We are delighted to confirm that as of 1 September we have officially opened our first "branch" office in the North of Scotland. We have rented space, co-located with our collaboration partners CH Architecture at their award winning "Barn" business centre in the village of Ardgay in Sutherland. Our new office space will enable us to further develop and expand our successful collaboration with the CH team as well as helping to support and service our existing workload in the north of Scotland.
University of Dundee - BioMedical Sciences Cluster
Oberlanders have been appointed to develop a Control Design proposal for a new BioMedical Sciences Cluster for the University of Dundee. The proposal comprises four elements including new Innovation Buildings for Life Sciences and Forensic Science on the main Campus, and extension to the existing BioMedical Sciences building and the redevelopment of the Institute of Medical Science & Technology at Ninewells, a project originally undertaken by Oberlanders.
Les Leask promoted to Technical Director
We are delighted to confirm that Les Leask has been promoted to the role of Technical Director with effect from 1 September. A highly capable and experienced Senior Architectural Technician, Les is an integral part of our project technical design and delivery team. This promotion reflects the considerable contribution he has and continues to make to the successful delivery of many of our projects across a wide range of sectors.
Tiffany Window Dedication at Dunfermline Abbey Church
Oberlanders were delighted to attend Andrew Carnegie’s Tiffany Window Dedication at Dunfermline Abbey Church. The window was commissioned by Carnegie in 1913 as a memorial for his parents, and was to be installed in Dunfermline Abbey. However, it was deemed too pastoral by the governing heritage body at the time and was in storage or various temporary homes until the 100 year anniversary of Carnegie’s death, created an opportunity to finally fulfil his wishes.
Congratulations to Promoted Staff
Oberlanders are delighted to announce the following staff promotions. Samantha McCabe has been promoted to the role of Senior Associate, Iain Masterman and Ana Fuentes to the role of Senior Architect.
These promotions reflect our ongoing commitment to provide opportunity for individual growth and expansion as a means of sustaining and broadening the outlook of our practice.
Congratulations to all three.
Phase one underway for restoration of world leading research facility
Following extensive damage by fire, the first phase of our project to assist the University of St Andrews in the reinstatement of the Biomedical sciences building, is fully underway on site.
CH Architecture supported by Oberlanders win Galson Estate Trust Project
Galson Estate Trust (Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn) have appointed CH Architecture, supported by Oberlanders, to deliver their new Office at South Galson on the Isle of Lewis. Galson Estate Trust was established in 2005 to undertake a community buyout of the Galson Estate and now owns and manages 22,000 hectares across the north of Lewis.
Oberlanders appointed for the 4D Cellular Expansion of the IGMM building
Oberlanders are delighted to confirm their appointment for the latest phase of the University of Edinburgh Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (IGMM) at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh. Oberlanders have been closely involved in all phases of this exciting internationally acclaimed research institute, since its’ inception over 10 years ago.
Turf cutting ceremony for Badenoch and Strathspey Community Hospital
On Friday 28th June, Oberlanders' Paul Gilligan, joined the team and members of the local community for a ceremony that marks the start of construction for the £15m hospital.
Allermuir Avian Innovation and Skills Centre, Easter Bush, Midlothian
The Allermuir Avian Innovation and Skills Centre was officially opened on the 6th June 2019 by Lord Henley, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
Pentlands Science Park Celebrates it's 25th Anniversary
2019 marks the 25th birthday of the Park, which is located within the Midlothian Science Zone near Penicuik.
Oberlanders' Catriona Hill - 2019 RIAS Awards Judge
We are pleased to announce Catriona Hill RIAS from CH Architecture and Senior Associate at Oberlanders Architects was part of the 5 strong 2019 RIAS Awards judging panel.
University of St Andrews Biomedical Sciences Building Restoration
Oberlanders are delighted to have been appointed as the specialist architect for the restoration of the Biomedical Sciences building at St Andrews University.
Oberlanders appointed for James Hutton Institute's masterplan strategy
Oberlanders have been appointed to undertake a major masterplan strategy for the world renowned James Hutton Institute in Invergowrie, near Dundee.
Katharine Cotter joins Oberlanders as Business Development Manager
A warm welcome to Katharine, who joins Oberlanders as our new Business Development Manager. She has a wealth of customer facing and business development experience, most recently at an agricultural innovation company.
New flagship store for Schuh
We have recently completed an exciting new flagship store for Schuh in central Glasgow. The store has a prominent position on the city’s main shopping thoroughfare and is called out with a signature new façade treatment featuring Schuh’s
New London flagship clinic for Therapie
Continuing our successful relationship with Therapie clinic we’ve recently completed their largest clinic to date, a new flagship on London’s Wigmore Street.
SRUC Animal Disease Surveillance and Research Centre Officially Opens
The £1.6m Animal Disease Surveillance and Research Centre for SRUC has been officially opened. The facility will enable SRUC to continue their work providing efficient disease surveillance diagnostics services for the agricultural sector throughout Scotland.
Samantha McCabe has been appointed central Scotland chair for Women in Property.
Samantha, an architect and associate at Oberlanders Architects, will take on the role of chair for Central Scotland Women in Property for one year and will strive to encourage more young women to enter the property and construction sectors.
Planning Permission for Badenoch and Strathspey Community Hospital.
We are pleased to announce that the Cairngorms National Park Authority planning committee have unanimously approved the proposal for the Badenoch and Strathspey Community Hospital in Aviemore.
Planning Permission for Firbush Outdoor Centre
We are pleased to announce that Planning Permission has been granted by Stirling Council for our proposed refurbishment and extension to the Firbush Outdoor Centre in Loch Tay.
Promotion to Associate for Samantha McCabe
Oberlanders are delighted to announce that our Senior Architect Samantha McCabe has been promoted to Associate.
Oban North Pier Harbour Building Shortlisted for a Scottish Property Award 2019
We are delighted to announce that our Oban North Pier Harbour Building project has been shortlisted as a finalist for the: Scottish Property Awards 2019 Regeneration Award.
Centre for Health Sciences 2 gains Planning Approval
Highland Council has granted planning permission for the new healthcare and life sciences innovation centre at Inverness Campus. The £40m project has been designed by Oberlanders, working in conjunction with Mott Macdonald, Hulley Kirkwood, Horner MacLennan, Thomson Gray, Axiom and Balfour Beatty,
University of Edinburgh – Kings Buildings Infrastructure Works
Oberlanders are delighted to be part of the FES Group led team delivering the new infrastructure works at the University’s King’s Buildings campus.
Planning permission granted for new Scottish Water offices
We are pleased to announce that planning permission has been granted by
Dumfries & Galloway Council for our proposed Scottish Water office building
at Marchmount in Dumfries.
High turnout at public consultation meeting for world class mountain bike developments
Nearly 400 local residents turned out at the Memorial Hall in
Innerleithen on the evening of Thursday 24th January to hear about the exciting
plans for a world class bike park and innovation hub for the Tweed Valley.
Completion of Horne Terrace
Residents are now moving into our latest housing development, within the on-going regeneration of Fountainbridge, Edinburgh.
Proposed Ship Inn development
Public Consultation is underway for our proposed regeneration of the Ship Inn. Colin Beattie, MSP for Musselburgh, speaking to the East Lothian Courier, commented “…if the designs I have seen come to fruition,
University of Edinburgh - Easter Bush Campus Masterplan and Infrastructure
Oberlanders have been appointed by the University of Edinburgh to design a new facility for the Estates and Buildings Trades Team at the Easter Bush campus in Midlothian.
World class mountain biking developments in the Scottish Borders
Oberlanders are supporting Scottish Enterprise, Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland and Select Contracts from Whistler, Canada in the development of feasibility proposals for the