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Gracemount Civic Square

Location: Edinburgh

Summary: External alteration and refurbishment works to improve a civic square

Description of Works: External alteration and refurbishment works to improve the building fabric and hard and soft landscaping within an existing civic square.  The project was delivered adjacent to operational businesses.

Works included:

  • Downtakings including demolition of brick walls
  • Clearing site vegetation and breaking out existing car park and paving
  • Drainage works
  • New brick wall and render to a curved wall in preparation for an art mural to be installed by local artists
  • Refurbishment works to shop fronts
  • Render works
  • New street furniture including bins and bollards
  • Installation of planters
  • New streetlights
  • Hard landscaping including paving, tarmacadam, resin bound gravel, steps and car parking areas
  • Soft landscaping including trees, shrubs and planting

Community Benefits:

  • Advertised job opportunities via local agencies
  • Area tidy-up campaign
  • Donation to local school breakfast club
  • Donation to local foodbank
  • Donated slabs to local residents

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