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Boat House

Location: Edinburgh

Summary: Construction of a boat house

Description of Works: Construction of a new 550m2 steel-frame building within an operational sports complex. The building provides a boat storage area, gym, showers, toilets and office accommodation.

Works included:

  • Groundworks
  • Utilities connections
  • Concrete floor slab
  • Steel frame construction
  • Red brickwork and metal wall cladding
  • Metal-clad roof system
  • Roller shutter doors
  • Remote control security roller shutters for windows and doors
  • Internal partition walls
  • Internal doors and screens
  • Suspended ceilings
  • Mechanical and electrical installations included power, lighting, external lighting, data, audio visual system, alarm systems including fire and intruder with ability for remote monitoring, heat pump and ventilation
  • Fixtures and fittings included tea prep, shower and toilet facilities
  • External works included the construction of new 15m wide steps connecting the building to the canal tow path, automatic sliding steel gates, security fencing and hardstanding

Added Value:

  • Value Engineering exercise conducted post tender to enable budget to be achieved
  • Buildability Design Review at post tender stage providing additional advice on detail solutions
  • Boat racking installed by Client’s contractor during construction period

Community Benefits:

  • Daily adaption of site boundaries in order that the Club could obtain safe access and continue with their training, both within and outwith site hours

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