Blog

Mr and Mrs Taylor House, Wormit, Burnt Larch preparation.

View this post on Instagram Burnt effect larch!!!!🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 One of our customers recently asked for a burnt effect larch finish to their extension so we had some in our workshop and decided to give them a sample straight of the fire 😀 We think it’s a great finish. What’s your thoughts???? #builders #gsc #100to0 #contractors #joiners #gsamsoncontracts A post shared by GSC (@gsamsoncontracts) on Nov 12, 2018 at 9:14am PST    

Read more...

Planning Approval Granted for new house in Broughty Ferry, Dundee

Today we received notification of Planning Approval for this large detached house in Broughty ferry, Dundee. When competed the house will comprise 5 bedrooms, 3 public rooms, kitchen/dining, an office and a gym.  The design includes an upper terrace to make the most of the site’s superb location, the views towards the River Tay Estuary.      

Read more...

New Planning Application – Conservation Area, Dundee

We are about to make an application for both Full Planning Approval and Listed Building Consent for this house located within a Conservation Area in Dundee. The house comprises four bedrooms, study, kitchen and two public rooms and is orientated to make the most of the excellent views south from the site’s elevated position. It is intended to comprise a simple, traditional form but to be constructed ofmodern, lightweight and environmentally friendly materials.    

Read more...

Five House development Planning Approval Granted.

Planning Approval has been granted for this five house development in Keith, Moray. We didn’t think it was possible to make such a hooha over the design of a driveway in an existing culdesac, but Moray Council managed it. However, after 8 months of negotiation, commonsense prevailed in the end.  

Read more...

Johnston House shortlisted for “Best New House” by DIA.

Our design for a new house for Mr and Mrs Johnston has been shortlisted in the Best New House category in the 2018 DIA Awards and we are delighted. Our clients approached us having purchased a site located on the coast.  They had a very clear idea what it was that they were trying to achieve and our task was to tease out of them what this aspiration was and then deliver it.  The concept was a “New England” type of [...]

Read more...

Marketgait, Dundee

Today we received formal instruction from our client to make an application for Planning Approval for this Mixed Use development on Marketgait Dundee. The proposal for this prominent City Centre location comprises 43 residential units and retail units at Street Level.     

Read more...

New House in grounds of B Listed Building.

We are about to submit an application for Planning Approval and Listed Building Consent for this house within the grounds of a Grade B Listed building in Dundee. With our experience of dealing with Historic Scotland and knowing they have a preference for buildings with a contemporary edge to compliment the “setting” of Listed Buildings, we have used our knowledge to present this solution. The house comprised four bedrooms and an open plan living/ dining/ kitchen on the upper [...]

Read more...

Sanday Development Trust, Orkney

We have been appointed by The Sanday Development Trust to prepare proposals for seven sites on Orkney for Sheltered Accommodation. It is anticipated that the developments will comprise a variety of sizes of accommodation with users with diverse needs, with the first showing a series of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom “cottages” all linked to a community hub and medical surgery. This will add to our portfolio of projects within the care industry and community projects. www.bruntondesign.com

Read more...

Planning Approval for Car Showroom

                    This week we received notice that we have been Granted Planning Approval for the new showroom for Augustus Autos and we are delighted. This is a simple portal frame clad with standing seam metal sheets with large glass panes and a breis soleil. After positive discussions with the Planning Department, they agreed to support a design that had the physical appearance of an agricultural f arm building in the countryside, albeit it is to accommodate a sales area for high [...]

Read more...