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CRGP would make an excellent case study demonstrating how organisations can build a “more for less culture” through difficult times whilst still maintaining and growing employee engagement and well-being.

Investor in People Review

CRGP is a leading multi-disciplinary construction consultancy that specialises in our core disciplines of

Formed in 1964, we have a management structure of 6 Directors and 6 Associates, with over 40 professional staff across the range of disciplines.

We believe in a proactive approach to each project, with us bringing a determination and energy to make things happen.

Our simple principle is to apply the appropriate methodology to match expectation with delivery.

We are equipped to deal with the range of technological challenges in today’s market, with our leading edge IT systems, and an innovative and pragmatic approach to respond to current and future developments.

CRGP believe that success is achieved by focussing on the needs of the client and delivering to meet or exceed these expectations; we believe in an active and responsive management to bring a competitive edge to each project.

Our projects are all managed with an eye on sustainability, environmental factors and health and safety. CRGP are Quality Assured to BS EN ISO 9001:2015, and are CHAS Accredited.

Our Investor In People review provided the following summary “CRGP would make an excellent case study demonstrating how organisations can build a “more for less culture” through difficult times whilst still maintaining and growing employee engagement and well-being.”

Directors

Derek Brown 1

Derek Brown BSc, MSc, MAPM

Director
Derek began his career with us in 1987, initially as an Architectural Assistant before progressing to the position of partner in 1999. He became a director following incorporation in 2003. He has worked in a whole range of projects in sectors such as social housing, commercial, defence and healthcare in his disciplines of architecture and project management.
Alan Stewart 1

Alan Stewart BSc (Hons), PG Cert (Prg Mgt) MRICS

Director
Alan began his career in 1990 with a major international contractor before joining a private practice organisation in 1997 as a Project Manager. He joined CRGP in 1999 and progressed to the position of director in 2004. His particular aptitude is in project management and project monitoring and this experience has been broadened through involvement in various residential, commercial, industrial and leisure developments.
John Hill

John Hill BSc, MRICS

Director
John has worked in private practice Quantity Surveying since commencing his career in 1990. After a previous three-year term, John returned to CRGP in 1999 and advanced to the position of director in 2006. His in-depth knowledge of Quantity Surveying and Project Management has been extended through involvement in many leading defence, residential and social housing projects.
Richard Walker

Richard Walker BSc (Hons) BArch, Arb, RIBA, RIAS

Director
Richard has worked as an Architect in the private sector since graduating in 1995. He joined the company in 2003 and progressed to the position of associate in 2005, and Director in 2008. His principle expertise in architecture being expanded through the successful completion of many education and defence projects.
Kenny Veitch

Kenneth Veitch

Director
Kenneth began his career in 1990 with the company, initially as a trainee Quantity Surveyor. He became an associate in 2005 and Director in 2009. Kenneth is currently our practice Quality Manager and assists with the marketing of the company. With a particular inclination towards tenement refurbishment and insurance reinstatement, he has developed keen judgment and expert assessment in such projects. Kenneth also provides a CDM advice role to various projects.
Bryan McFadzean 1

Bryan McFadzean BArch

Director
Bryan has been with the company since 1998 when he joined our Architecture department as a trainee. He became an Associate in 2007, and Director in 2011, in recognition of his contribution to the Architectural development of the company and the wider growth of the practice, in particular our Inverness office. His continuing role also assists in the expansion of the marketing and IT infrastructure of the business.

Associates

David McIntosh

David McIntosh BSc, BArch, PGDip Arch, Arb, RIBA, RIAS

Associate
David has worked in private practice Architecture since qualifying as an Architectural technologist in 1998. He joined CRGP in 2003 where he continued his professional development part-time through RIBA Part 1 and Part 2. David became an associate in 2008 and has developed his understanding of design and construction in the fields of residential, commercial and healthcare Architecture.
Gemma Sommerville

Gemma Sommerville BSc (Hons) PGDip, Arb, RIBA, RIAS

Associate
Gemma joined CRGP Ltd in 2002 for a years work experience and returned once completing her architectural education; she qualified as an Architect in 2005 and progressed to the position of associate in 2013. Gemma has a diverse range of experience extending from master planning to interior design, following various procurement routes through traditional to national frameworks. Her diverse skills extend to a variety of clients including private sector, public sector and MoD.
Wendy Docherty

Wendy Copeland BSc (Hons) MRICS

Associate
On completing an HND, Wendy went on to obtain a First Class Honours Degree from Glasgow Caledonian University in Quantity Surveying. Wendy joined CRGP in 2007 where she was employed on a part time basis during her final year at University. Wendy then qualified as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor in 2010 and became an associate in 2016. Being involved in a variety of projects from inception through to completion, providing cost planning, procurement and post contract management. She has experience of preparing and developing cost estimates and the production of tender documentation.
Gareth Merser

Gareth Merser BSc

Associate
Gareth joined CRGP in 2003 and progressed to the position of Associate in 2016. During this time Gareth has obtained a comprehensive, technical skill base and knowledge which has seen him successfully deliver small to multi million pound projects across the UK. Gareth excels through his organisational skills, analytical approach to detail and technical expertise. Gareth is also responsible for the office IT systems and has been instrumental in CRGP’s move to an integrated BIM environment.
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David Nicholson BSc (Hons) MRICS

Associate
David Joined CRGP in 2013 as a Chartered Building Surveyor having gained his professional qualifications while working for a global integrated design, engineering and project management consultancy in the South of England. Prior to this David gained a first class honours degree in Building Surveying. In 2016 David progressed to the position of associate within CRGP Ltd. David has a broad range of experience within the field of building surveying and a particular interest in defect diagnosis and prognosis with focuses on both historic buildings and new build domestic housing.

Consultant

Colin Dair

Colin Dair FRICS

Consultant
Colin began his career in 1974 with a private practice Quantity Surveyor before joining BAA at Prestwick in 1981 and then working overseas for a period. He joined CRGP in 1984 and progressed to the position of partner in 1989, becoming a director following incorporation in 2003. Although having established qualifications in Quantity Surveying, Colin has developed significant expert knowledge in insurance reinstatement.

Testimonials

Invaluable input, guidance and advice.

The CRGP team delivered what is generally regarded as the best and most professional of all 8 studies. The technical team were thorough, professional, approachable and communicated well at all levels. I would have no hesitation in recommending CRGP to undertake future contracts.

Great Practice.
Great People.

Care and attention throughout has been without fault.

I have absolutely no hesitation in giving CRGP the highest accolade.

A good professional service.

Throughout my dealings with CRGP I have never been let down and I have always been impressed by their professionalism and attention to detail. I would not hesitate to use CRGP in the future.

Care and attention throughout has been without fault.

These comments were provided on our External Review forms, issued at the end of projects to obtain feedback from Clients on our service.

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