Construction Services Consultancy | Isle of Lewis


DS Site Services is a small Civil Engineering and Construction Services Consultancy, based on the Isle of Lewis, providing services to both private companies and individual clients.

The business is operated by David Sandison who Graduated with a BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering from Paisley University and then went on to complete a Post Graduate Diploma in Waste water and Environmental Management from the University of Abertay.

David aims to provide the highest quality of service to clients using his comprehensive skills and strengths and to develop long term client relationships.  The mission of DS Site Services is to deliver cost effective and sustainable solutions to satisfy all clients’ aspirations within the built and natural environment through personal involvement.

David Sandison has over 15 years’ experience in the Construction industry and a wide variety of experience from his time spent working with Local Authorities, large multi-national civil engineering consultants and also working with local  contractors on civil and construction projects.

DS Site Services | Isle of Lewis Planning applications | Drawings | Building warrant applications


Companies New Builds and Extensions

With years of experience in the construction industry, DS Site Services can offer tailored assistance to your company as and when required.  This enables your company to benefit from specialist advice and knowledge as when needed, without the constraints of employing a full-time position.  Companies will also benefit from a fresh outlook on operations and we can offer an alternative viewpoint as well as specialist knowledge when required.

Using my extensive knowledge and experience as well as the latest software, I can offer:-

  • Project Management.

  • Site Supervision

  • Site servicing design for housing schemes, including water, wastewater, surface water and SuDS.

  • Design of foul sewer treatment works.

  • Design of foul and storm water pipe networks.

  • Method statements and Risk Assessments

  • Level Surveys

  • Create drawings in AutoCAD format.

  • Create Architectural drawings.

For all involvement with your Company, you can be sure of confidential and impartial service provided.

If you are finding a new build or extension a daunting prospect, then DS Site Services can take the hassle out of the process by offering a turn key product.  This would involve, managing your build in conjunction with local builders, right through from the conceptual idea all the way through to the completion of the build.  Taking into account all planning and building warrant regulations, sourcing materials and supervising builds.

Initial proposals
We are happy to meet the client at the initial stage and discuss possible ideas and solutions or if you have a fixed idea then advice can be given on ways to take these to reality.

Design
All designs will be carried out to a very professional standard using computer aided draughting (CAD), which will create an easy to understand design for you, the builder and the planners.

Form filling
If you don’t enjoy filling in forms, then this will be carried out as a matter of course, whether that be for Planning or Building Warrant applications.

Liaising with engineers and service providers
I can liaise with any personnel required in order to gain technical approval for your project.  For example, the utility providers, SEPA, Structural Engineers, Kit/Truss manufacturers and Planning and Building Warrant Officers.  I have built up a good solid relationship with these agencies and specialist firms in order to make this possible.For all new build houses and garages, renovations and extensions we can offer the following services:-

  • Planning and building warrant drawings and submissions.

  • Septic tank and soak away design .

  • Perculation and Infiltration testing on site.

  • Project management including gathering quotes and supervising builds.

  • Sourcing supplier and materials to meet your individual needs and dreams.