Inspirational spaces and award winning environments

Over 30 years of construction, refurbishment and fit out excellence

Welcome to akp

We are an award winning principal contractor specialising in Construction, Refurbishment and Fit out.

January 2020 marked our 30th year in business, undertaking a wide range of projects across all public and private sectors. Our team have a wealth of experience working in challenging live environments and city centre locations throughout Scotland.

The projects akp carry out can involve anything from design and build to the refurbishment, fit out and complete transformation of buildings. We bring cost effective solutions, innovation and superior workmanship to our projects and are known for our expertise, reliability and professional attitude, which has resulted in high client satisfaction and retention.

Our Services

Our Registers of Scotland St Vincent Plaza project in Glasgow was announced as NATIONAL winner of the Fit out of Workplace category at the 2018 British Council for Offices (BCO) Awards.

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Our people make it all work

We are extremely proud of the experience and skills our staff bring to what we do. Our business wouldn’t be where it is today if it wasn’t for the hard work and determination of our dedicated people.

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Why choose akp?

  • Experienced team
  • Transparent approach
  • Safety commitment
  • Solid financials
  • In-house trades
  • Robust supply chain 

There’s no huge secret to securing the great reputation we have – we are good because we listen. We listen closely to our clients to gain an in-depth understanding of what they really need and then direct the collective expertise of our incredible team to get the job done. On time and on budget.

Our clients feel comfortable working with us. They like our fresh approach in working collaboratively with them. They appreciate how our practical and cost-effective solutions can transform tired, unproductive spaces into functional and relaxing environments. They acknowledge our personal attention, pride and passion, our commitment to ‘a job well done’ and upmost they know we are straight-talking and professional.

That’s why clients return again and again to the experienced and reliable hands of akp.

Working across such a wide range of projects over the years has resulted in a professional and responsive staff team with a vast amount of technical expertise. Our  experience of working within live environments and minimising disruption is invaluable to our clients. Our knowledge of working in secure environments is second to none.

We can provide a 24/7 service when required and in everything we do Health and Safety is our absolute priority. We ensure all our sites are completely safe and provide full Health and Safety training for all personnel.

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Our client testimonials speak for themselves…

I want to take the opportunity to thank the akp team.  The transformation is fantastic and I’m sure the children, staff and local community will enjoy their new facility for many years.

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I would like to thank Martin McColl, Mark Smith and the team at akp for delivering the refurbishment at New Aspect House. Blantyre.

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I want to take the opportunity to thank the whole akp team.

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I want to take the opportunity to thank the akp team.  The transformation is fantastic and I’m sure the children, staff and local community will enjoy their new facility for many years.

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Probably my favourite project to have worked on!
A great professional team, highly knowledgeable and skilled and with a great sense of pride in what they do. I would highly recommend them.

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Another successful project completed and thanks for everyone’s hard work. The setting are delighted with the end product.

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School / WLC were extremely appreciative of how John and team carried out works, excellent lines of communication with school throughout. Also, the site housekeeping, co-ordination, health and safety were all excellent.

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This is the second time we have used akp for a fit out project in Glasgow, and I would have no hesitation recommending them or using them again.

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akp worked well on site and delivered the project as expected. I would have no concerns using your services on subsequent projects.

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akp carried out the office fit out diligently and completed on time in what was a very tight timescale.

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I cannot have asked for a more helpful and professional approach to the fit out. Programme completion date was forced by lease events and was not only met but at below budget.

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