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Relocation of SRS Department

Location: Edinburgh

Summary: Extension, alterations and fit-out works to part of a Grade B listed university facility to provide office accommodation

Description of Works: Extension, alterations and office fit-out works to an existing disused Boiler House within an operational Category B listed university facility to form accommodation for the Social Responsibility and Sustainability Department.

Works included:

  • strip out and removal of existing floor, wall and ceiling finishes as well as downtaking of existing structural walls, staircases and localised areas of upper floors.
  • structural works including the formation of new openings through load bearing walls with new lintels and steel beams and the creation of a new opening in the existing upper floor to accommodate a new staircase
  • roof works including the removal of pitched roof coverings to inspect the existing roof, the renewal of slates as required/leadwork and the replacement of an existing cupola and creation of two new velux windows
  • existing windows were upgraded
  • internal partitions and doors
  • suspended and plasterboard ceilings
  • raised access floors
  • floor finishes including carpet and vinyl
  • paint finish throughout
  • fixtures and fittings including fixed furniture, shelving, signage and kitchen facilities
  • mechanical installations including the installation of disposal systems, hot and cold water, LTHW heating systems, comfort cooling and ventilation including integration to the University BMS system
  • electrical installations comprising mains and distribution, small power, fire alarm, general and emergency lighting, door access, telephone and data installations and containment.
  • a new platform lift was installed.

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John C Aitchison
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Construction Director
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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.”