Quantity Surveying and Health and Safety services on affordable housing development


Langstane Housing Association


Old Church Road, Aberdeen

Located in the Torry area of Aberdeen, the project comprised the development of a four storey residential building. The development consisted of a total of 20 nr two bedroom apartments. Externally, the development included associated site works, parking, external services and drainage.

The construction generally included blockwork foundations and concrete ground floor slab. The external walls were timber kit with a finish combining render, granite and weatherboarding. The roof was formed with timber trusses and finished in Marley tile. The site was finished with tarmac, paving blocks and both hard and soft landscaping.

Our Involvement

BDG Thomson Gray provided a full range of Quantity Surveying and Health and Safety services on the project. The Quantity Surveying services included cost planning, tender preparation, tender reporting and post contract financial control.  The Health and Safety service was that of CDM Co-ordinator

Project Outcomes

The completed development comprises economical but stylish two bedroom apartments, together with communal lobby areas.

This project in Aberdeen has proved successful, with the accommodation offering an affordable housing solution in a well-connected location. Now complete, the development is assisting with the growing demand for affordable housing in the Aberdeen area.


“We enjoy working with BDG Thomson Gray – they understand the requirements of Housing Associations and particularly the importance of good specifications, cost planning and forecasting grant spend and providing good cost information to back up any additional cost elements. As Employers Agent they assist with driving projects forward, taking a lead role in the design team and ensuring team members are carrying out their actions on time, and offering good advice on contractual issues.” – Marcie Balance, Langstane Housing Association