80 George Street
akp were delighted to have delivered this prestigious project within the 6 storey A Listed building at 80 George Street in Edinburgh’s New Town. The project incorporated; Shell & core and CAT A across the entire building with a selection of areas finished to CAT B.
The project comprised of the strip out of all fixtures and fitting, including a/c and the refurbishment of the complete building from basement to sixth floor of office space including; replacement of central plant, new floor, wall and ceiling finishes, services installation, joiner-work, plumbing and decoration, staircases including floor, wall and ceiling finishes and decoration.
The office works included two de-furbished floors with the remaining floors traditionally refurbished. Works to the basement level included forming new cycle facilities.
2 x public lifts and 1 x service lift were stripped back and fully refurbished including; outer-shell, new satin finishes throughout, mirrors, lighting, refacing of doors and re-tiling of lift floors.
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 bespoke 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.
There were are a number of initiatives delivered in-line with the project covering topics including; sustainability, health & well-being, waste management and responsible procurement.
The project was targeted with BREEAM score of Very Good and registered under the Considerate Constructors Scheme, achieving Performance Beyond Compliance.