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Community Workshop Lanark

Location: Lanark

Summary: Redevelopment of dilapidated farm buildings to provide a training facility.

Description of Works: Refurbishment and extension of dilapidated farm buildings to provide a new community training workshop, exhibition space, office/meeting accommodation, changing facilities, conference room, catering/kitchen facilities and toilets.  The new 590m² building is primarily single storey, with a partial 2-storey element, and encloses a central courtyard.

Works included:

  • partial demolition
  • retention of some stone walls
  • timber kit
  • eternity & larch cladding
  • curtain walling
  • slate roof cladding
  • M&E installations including ventilation/air conditioning, alarm systems, data comms, access control, underfloor heating
  • rainwater harvesting
  • metal stud partitions
  • glazed screens
  • floor, wall and ceiling finishes
  • external works included clearing vegetation, excavations, external concrete slab, access road, car parking, hard and soft landscaping including block paving, granite setts, seeding and turfing, planting and fencing.

Added Value

At tender stage we contributed to a value engineering exercise which resulted in cost savings of around £300,000 in relation to insulation, lighting, plasterboard, suspended ceilings and paving slabs.

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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.”