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Ripple Retreat Jetty, Loch Venachar

A Cost-plus contract is nice to have but sometimes a Cost-minus project can be equally rewarding!

A purpose-built retreat for children affected by cancer, the Ripple Retreat on the southern bank of Loch Venachar will allow the youngsters and their families to spend a short break together in a restful, tranquil setting and the new jetty will enable them to enjoy water-based activities. Whilst the finished job has cost GL somewhat more than the indicative budget, we are nevertheless delighted to have been given the opportunity to make our contribution to this worthwhile project and build the jetty.

GL would also acknowledge the contributions made by many of our regular suppliers who provided their goods and services at much reduced rates – and in some cases for free – and out thanks go to:

VC Piling / Groundforce – YES Plant Hire – Lochwinnoch Transport – Davis Track Hire – Portakabin (Konstructa ) – Shearwater Marine (Diving) –  H K Gillies (Metalwork) –  Thompson Welding  Services – Kelly Blacksmiths  – Steelway Flooring – Trees 4 Scotland – Wallace Stone (structural design)

To learn more about the Ripple Retreat charity and for an opportunity to make a donation, click on the link below:

http://www.itsgood2give.co.uk/

Loch Venachar

News updates

Our Nation’s Tap Water……

GL are ahead of the curve in their support for Scottish Water’s recently launched campaign to encourage people to use a refillable bottle to ‘top up from the tap’ with over 250 GL-branded reusable water bottles distributed across the sites over the past three weeks.

27th June 2018

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Contract Award – Queens Quay, Clydebank

Clydeside Regeneration Limited have issued the following press release:
Civil engineering company George Leslie Ltd has been appointed to carry out all marine works associated with the basin and river frontage.

7th December 2017

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Wemyss Bay Ferry Terminal wins RICS Infrastructure Award

Wemyss Bay Pier has won the Infrastructure Award at the UK-wide RICS Grand Final Awards Dinner.

14th November 2017

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