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80 George Street

Location
Edinburgh
Client
NFU Mutual
Duration
34 weeks
Architect
Michael Laird

akp were delighted to have delivered this prestigious project, the £3.5m refurbishment of the 6 storey A Listed building at 80 George Street in Edinburgh’s New Town.

The project comprised of the refurbishment of the complete building from basement to sixth floor of office space including; new floor, wall and ceiling finishes, services installation, joiner-work, plumbing and decoration, staircases including floor, wall and ceiling finishes and decoration.

The project was targeted with BREEAM score of Very Good and registered under the Considerate Constructors Scheme, achieving Performance Beyond Compliance.

There were are a number of initiatives delivered in-line with the project covering topics including; sustainability, health & wellbeing, waste management and responsible procurement.

Works to the basement level included forming new new cycle facilities. On the ground level a new entrance foyer/reception was formed including floor, wall and ceiling finishes, services installation, decoration, curtain walling/entrance doors, entrance door and
reception desk.

Structural works to infill the atrium included the removal of curtain walling, new structural steel and suspended slabs. Finally there was the addition of an external roof
terrace including lighting, decking and soft landscaping.

Logistical elements overcome by the team, included the location of the site, on one of Edinburgh’s busiest streets close to the junction with Frederick Street which restricts
access to the site and making deliveries challenging.

Scope
Downtaking, M&E, Reconfigure, Refurbishment, Strip-out
Sector
Commercial
Environment
City Centre, Listed Building
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