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Both firms share a long history, established in 1880 and 1913 respectively. With a network of 33 offices, 250 staff and surveyors across Scotland, Shepherd is one of the industry’s most familiar names.  Hardies, which has 14 offices across Scotland including in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth and Stirling, offers construction services and project management, as well as building and quantity surveying work.  Under the terms of the merger, the two businesses will work “side by side” and retain their own branding and identities, with Hardies being the construction arm of t Read more
One of Scotland’s leading surveying practices, Shepherd Chartered Surveyors, has today (Thursday 1st December 2016) announced its merger with one of Scotland’s largest multi discipline Property & Construction consultants, Hardies.  The two firms now form a practice which is unrivalled in its delivery network of surveying and construction services throughout the country.  Both practices share a long history, established in 1880 and 1913 respectively, with each having developed complementary but different disciplines around property advice.  Hardies is a widely kn Read more
1st December 2016
Published by: The National

Connery's old youth club's £1.5m revamp

FetLor clubhouse gets a complete rebuild to promote new activities The youth club that once had Sir Sean Connery as a member has a new £1.5m headquarters in Edinburgh.  FetLor Youth Club in Crewe Road South in the capital is Scotland’s oldest club of its kind, and through Connery it even has a link to James Bond.  For the club was originally founded by two independent schools, Fettes in Edinburgh and Loretto in Musselburgh, hence its name.  Its original mission was to provide services for the poor boys of Edinburgh and its first clubhouse was opened in the High St Read more