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Estates Office Alterations & Fit-out

Location: Infirmary Street, Edinburgh

Summary: Phased alterations and fit-out of 5 levels of a partially-occupied city centre Grade A listed building to provide upgraded office accommodation

Description of Works: Phased alteration, refurbishment and fit-out works to 5 levels of a partially-occupied city centre Grade A listed building to provide upgraded office accommodation.

Works included:

  • Downtakings and strip-out works
  • Slate roof repairs and re-slating
  • Installation of rooflights
  • Structural alterations
  • Insulation to loft and walls
  • Internal walls and partitions including acoustic partitions
  • Wall and ceiling linings
  • Hardwood skirtings and cornice
  • Plaster repairs
  • Glazed timber screens
  • Floor finishes including carpet tiles, vinyl tiles and vinyl
  • Wall and ceiling finishes including suspended ceilings
  • Painterwork
  • Mechanical and electrical installations including LTWH heating, power, lighting, data, security systems, ventilation
  • Fixtures and fittings including kitchen, staff tea points, Ramsey ladder and shelving

Added Value

Access to the works was via a first and second floor window at the rear of the building, from an external scaffold access stair. 150 tonnes of demolition and downtaking material was removed from the building by hand through this access.

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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

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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.”