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Highlighted Case Studies

CASE STUDY
180 St Vincent Street
LOCATION
Glasgow
CLIENT
Northwood Investor
DURATION
12 weeks
ARCHITECT
Trident BC
SCOPE
Refurbishment Fit Out, Office
SECTOR
Commercial, Office

A major refurbishment over 5 vacant floors including main reception area completed to the highest specification within a fully functioning 9 storey city centre building.

Works included a full strip out and overhaul to main reception area and to form a high specification break out area at basement level with several bespoke design features.

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In addition, work included full refurbishment and decoration of office floors integrating individual meeting and break out areas.

CASE STUDY
Direct Line Group Auto Services Repair Workshop
LOCATION
Rutherglen, Glasgow
CLIENT
Direct Line Group
DURATION
7 months
ARCHITECT
Avison & Young
SCOPE
Alteration and Installation, new spray booths, associated services.
SECTOR
Auto repair

To alter the existing paint workshop/ parts store and installation of 6 No. new spraybooths for an auto repair workshop, one of the biggest in Europe.

Works were phased to allow the paint workshop to remain operational.

Project included the following;

  • Installation of new temporary parts store within the north east carpark
  • Demolition of the existing parts office.
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  •  Alterations to the existing and installation of new M&E services, lighting and containment.
  • Phased installation and commissioning of 6 No. new Spraybooths and associated works.
  • Excavation of pits, installation of new plant decks, installation of new services (gas, electric) and plant, installation of new flues, etc.
  • Forming of new roof penetrations and installation of anchor points and external restraints for the new flues.
  • Relocation of existing DB Boards and services.
  • Demolition of the existing jumbo stud separating wall between the Parts Store and Paint Workshop.
  • Phased decommissioning and removal of the existing Spraybooths and associated services, plant and plant deck.
CASE STUDY
Bridge Street
LOCATION
Dollar
CLIENT
Gillespie Financial
DURATION
8 Weeks
ARCHITECT
McKinnon & Co
SCOPE
Refurbishment, decorative, strip out, fit out, stone repair, bespoke
SECTOR
Commercial, Office, Refurbishment

Restoration and refurbishment of former Clydesdale Bank building to form new offices for new occupier.

Restoration of internal original features with custom ran mouldings to sash windows and decorative window shutters with bespoke cornicing to match in with existing.

Internal strip out required of previous tenant including non load bearing partitions, floor coverings and redecoration throughout. Former ATM and bank vaults removed and infilled with local salvaged stone.

Bridge Street, Dollar
Bridge Street, Dollar
Bridge Street, Dollar
Bridge Street, Dollar
Bridge Street, Dollar
Bridge Street, Dollar
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External works included cleaning and repointed stonework with regraded stones.

Internal fit out works included full re wire of electrical/data cabling with upgraded LED lighting, full refurb of washrooms and kitchen, fire and intruder alarms, complete GHC system, carpets and LVT flooring throughout.

CASE STUDY
George Street
LOCATION
Edinburgh
CLIENT
Ross Moore
DURATION
16 weeks
ARCHITECT
Architect
SCOPE
Office Refurbishment, Strip Out, External Refurbishment, Internal Refurb
SECTOR
Commercial Office

Strip out and refurbishment of all five floors and common areas to this Georgian townhouse in the busy town centre of Edinburgh.

External works included external paintwork and decorative paving.

Internal works included tiling, kitchen installation, decoration throughout including carpeting, rewiring throughout, bespoke lighting, new sanitary wear including IPS system.

Geroge Street Offices Edinburgh
Geroge Street Offices Edinburgh
Geroge Street Offices Edinburgh
Geroge Street Offices Edinburgh
Geroge Street Offices Edinburgh
Geroge Street Offices Edinburgh
Geroge Street Offices Edinburgh
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Re plastering throughout, upgrading of the wireless fire alarm system, decorative glass entrance feature, electrical installation of floor box, upgrade of all distribution boards, service of heating system and replumbing of bathrooms.

CASE STUDY
West Regent Street
LOCATION
Glasgow
CLIENT
Redpath Bruce
DURATION
12 Weeks
ARCHITECT
MacKinnon & Co.
SCOPE
Refurbishment, Strip-out
SECTOR
Commercial, Office

Full refurbishment to form a modern functional open plan office of the highest quality and to a high design specification creating a unique, vibrant office environment.

Complete refit to Interior reception area including bespoke tiling, glass balustrade, custom built feature walling, bespoke reception desk, lobby furniture and entrance canopy together with specialist signage and lighting installation.

West Regent Street, Glasgow
West Regent Street, Glasgow
West Regent Street, Glasgow
West Regent Street, Glasgow
West Regent Street, Glasgow
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CASE STUDY
Kelvin College
LOCATION
Glasgow
CLIENT
Kelvin College
DURATION
TBC
ARCHITECT
Farabod at NVDC
SCOPE
Aluminium frame, steel works, glass construction, demolition, downtakings
SECTOR
Education

This project consisted of alterations to existing entrance lobby of Glasgow Kelvin College campus. Works included removal of existing external semi-circular wind lobby replacing with a larger aluminium framed glass construction and new flat roof including associated downtakings and steel works. Additional works included preparation and installation of a new concrete slab within newly extended lobby including recessed entrance mat.

Kelvin College, Glasgow
Bridge Street, Dollar
Bridge Street, Dollar
Bridge Street, Dollar
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CASE STUDY
Northumberland Street
LOCATION
Newcastle
CLIENT
Aberdeen Asset Management
DURATION
36 Weeks
ARCHITECT
Trident BC
SCOPE
Commercial, Redevelopment, Retail
SECTOR
Retail

Works undertaken included renovation to precast concrete panel system suffering extensive corrosion to the reinforced steel contained within.

Installation of full cathodic protections system on all elevations and spray applied new concrete elevational system.

Northumberland Street Newcastle
Northumberland Street Newcastle
Northumberland Street Newcastle
Northumberland Street Newcastle
Northumberland Street Newcastle
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Other works included window replacement, removal of the existing canopy and replacement soffit, roof works replacing the built-up roofing membrane external lighting plus the enhancement and refurbishment of the lower elevations.

CASE STUDY
Righead Industrial Estate
LOCATION
Glasgow
CLIENT
M&G REAL ESTATE
DURATION
40 Weeks
ARCHITECT
JLL
SCOPE
Refurbishment, Internal Fit Out Works, External Refurbishment
SECTOR
Industrial, Retail
VALUE
> £1m

External refurbishment and internal fit out of HSS Hire Station.

Works included the demolition and disposal of defective concrete to an area in excess of 5000m2.

Other works included drainage, asbestos removal, mechanical preparation of floor slab and specialist epoxy paint coatings.

HSS Hire Righead Industrial Estate Glasgow
HSS Hire Righead Industrial Estate Glasgow
HSS Hire Righead Industrial Estate Glasgow
HSS Hire Righead Industrial Estate Glasgow
HSS Hire Righead Industrial Estate Glasgow
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Internally, formation of new stud and blockwork walls, timber joists, plywood decks ceilings and structural steel work. New kitchen units, toilet cubicles, workstations, doors and offices all required internal finishes.
CASE STUDY
450 Hillington Road
LOCATION
Hillington, Glasgow
CLIENT
McAlpine
DURATION
8 Weeks
ARCHITECT
GVA
SCOPE
Fit Out, Warehouse, Storage, External works, Internal Fit Out, Shell
SECTOR
Industrial
The full fit out of the 220m2 premises from shell condition allowed the property to become a fully functioning warehouse and storage premises complete with new office, toilet and amenity block. The improvement works also incorporated external areas including installing a new palisade fence and brand-new signage.
450 Hillington Road, Hillington, Glasgow
450 Hillington Road, Hillington, Glasgow
450 Hillington Road, Hillington, Glasgow
450 Hillington Road, Hillington, Glasgow
450 Hillington Road, Hillington, Glasgow
450 Hillington Road, Hillington, Glasgow
450 Hillington Road, Hillington, Glasgow
450 Hillington Road, Hillington, Glasgow
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The property which was constructed in the 1960’s is a substantial double bay premises and elevations are steel framed metal clad on fabricated steel trusses, the roof is double pitched and has recently been re-clad in profile metal cladding. The property, prior to works beginning, was in a shell condition in preparation for fit out.
CASE STUDY
King Street
LOCATION
Stirling
CLIENT
Wordie Properties
DURATION
10 weeks
ARCHITECT
MacKinnon & Co.
SCOPE
External works, refurbishment
SECTOR
Residential
The property is situated in a busy area of Stirling town centre. The properties are 4-storey Georgian built and currently consist of retail premises at ground floor level, with the remaining floors being residential flats.
 
Works were to the external fabric of the building consisting of roof and façade works including necessary rot remediation to the existing roof timbers.
King Street, Stirling
King Street, Stirling
King Street, Stirling
King Street, Stirling
King Street, Stirling
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Roof Works involved stripping defective lead skews/gutters and replacing with new more functional ones in code 7 lead. The new lead skews were required to be slated in using Aberfoyle grey traditional Scots slate to make good and weather tight the new details together with a complete overhaul of existing slating.

CASE STUDY
Temple Police Station
LOCATION
Bearsden, Glasgow
CLIENT
Sim & Son
DURATION
24 Weeks
ARCHITECT
BSS
SCOPE
Strip out, Refurbishments, Funeral Home, Undertaker, Office
SECTOR
Commercial

A full internal and external refurbishment of the former Police Station originally dating from 1905 and remaining vacant since 1990.

The refurbishment of the two storey red sandstone building has returned this well-known building back to its former glory.

Temple Police Station, Bearsden Road, Glasgow
Temple Police Station, Bearsden Road, Glasgow
Temple Police Station, Bearsden Road, Glasgow
Temple Police Station, Bearsden Road, Glasgow
Temple Police Station, Bearsden Road, Glasgow
Temple Police Station, Bearsden Road, Glasgow
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CASE STUDY
Dumbarton Central Station
LOCATION
Glasgow
CLIENT
Armed Forces Veterans Association
DURATION
6 Weeks
ARCHITECT
Gordon Harrison
SCOPE
Upgrade Work
SECTOR
Renovation, Heritage, Strip Out

Formerly a station waiting area, this spectacular room has been renovated to the highest of standards using skilled craftmanship including bespoke display cabinet and stained glass/leadworks.

Works consisted of full internal strip out works, new plumbing, new electrical installation, restoration of leaded stained glass and frames including the particularly impressive Centre Dome.

Dumbarton Central Station, Glasgow
Dumbarton Central Station, Glasgow
Dumbarton Central Station, Glasgow
Dumbarton Central Station, Glasgow
Dumbarton Central Station, Glasgow
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