At the Scottish Master Builder Awards on 4 May, True Build won the Small Renovation Project category for our exciting project in the Grange. We worked with the client to create a modern, comfortable extension, sympathetic to the original lines and textures of the building, but including high end features like underfloor heating, frameless glass construction, and a spectacular skylight.
This ambitious project presented technical and physical challenges. We had to remove a large section of the original building, and install the new structural support beams without use of a crane. This incredible feat was performed with precision by the teams of 10 people required to lift each beam. The challenges and successes of the project were not all practical however. Our team built a strong relationship with our clients through high standards, mutual trust, and consideration. This relationship was invaluable at the time of a difficult bereavement within the True Build family during the project. We are grateful to the Federation of Master Builders for the recognition shown to our building team.
We’re immensely proud of our team, who overcame so many hurdles to complete the project. The photos show the beauty of the finished building, but not the hard graft required to get there. This award reflects for us the quality and complexity of work put in by the building team after the architects had produced the design. We’re delighted that the project will now be put forward to the National Master Builder Awards in September 2017, to compete with others from around the country in the Small Renovation Project category. Gordon Nelson, Director of FMB Scotland said: “Time and time again we have been impressed with just how far these builders will go to ensure their client is happy. It is this dedication that we want to celebrate. True Build should feel justly proud of their achievement in winning and we wish them every success in the national competition.”