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Accessibility Works Ashworth Laboratories

Location: University of Edinburgh

Summary: Accessibility improvement works to an operational Grade B listed university building

Description of Works:

Accessibility improvement works to the Grade B listed operational Ashworth Laboratories building, situated within the University of Edinburgh’s Kings Buildings campus.

Works included:

  • Groundworks including excavation and drainage
  • Formation of new entrance steps and ramps including Ashlar stone facing to steps and ramps
  • Design and installation of glazed balustrading and strip light handrail system
  • Natural stone paving
  • Upgrading works to the entrance foyer including new entrance matting, refurbishment of timber doors and painterwork

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John C Aitchison
Managing Director
E: johnaitchison@maxiconstruction.co.uk


Barry Simpson
Construction Director
E: barrysimpson@maxiconstruction.co.uk


Claire MacKenzie
Marketing Manager
E: clairemackenzie@maxiconstruction.co.uk

Contact us or call on 01506 442233

This important and challenging project

“This important and challenging project has been completed quietly, efficiently and professionally without any fuss."

Well done

“Well done in completing the first phase of the works, on programme and with zero snagging. The client is delighted with the end product which has exceeded their expectations.”

The building is impressive

"I would like to pass on the thanks of the whole school to everyone involved in what was a well-managed, well communicated and safely delivered project.”

The handover of Phase 2

“The handover of Phase 2 a day early has assisted the client to better manage their move management on two projects which occur over the same weekend, an effort which is greatly appreciated.”