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Refurbishment of South Morningside Primary School

Location: Edinburgh

Summary: Refurbishment works to an operational, traditional primary school.

Description of Works:

Refurbishment works to an operational,  traditional primary school including upgrades to windows and mechanical and electrical services.

Works included:

  • Upgrade existing sash and case windows in the main building.
  • Replace windows with wooden frame double glazed units in the toilet block at the rear of the school.
  • Replace a fire escape door and plat at the girls toilets.
  • Remove the existing plant (including support brackets and cables) and upgrade/replace with new electrically powered fan assisted wall mounted heaters of appropriate type and size including support bracket stand cabling.
  • Dismantle and remove some existing radiators (including distribution pipework & support brackets) and replace with new water filled radiant panels of appropriate type and size including support brackets, lock shield and thermostatic control valves.
  • Replace electric distribution boards in the basement and level 1.
  • Provide additional socket outlets to staffroom to facilitate safe appliance operation.
  • Decorate walls, ceilings, skirtings & replace floor coverings where works have damaged existing finish.
  • Remove tree and roots reinstating and upgrading playground, wall and railing as appropriate.

Community Benefits:

  • Donation of dried food items for school breakfast club
  • Social enterprise catering company catered site meetings
  • Upskilled existing workforce with SMSTS training

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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.”