Contract Value:
9 weeks
Hotels & Serviced Apartments

Following significant water damage to the Cleaner’s Cottage The National Trust for Scotland awarded akp the contract for the internal fit out works

Set in beautifully landscaped parkland overlooking the River Forth, The House of the Binns, or simply the Binns, is a historic house in West Lothian, Scotland, the seat of the famous Dalyell family. It dates from the early 17th century.

The Cleaner’s Cottage forms part of the House of the Binns Estate and is surrounded by a combination of parkland, agricultural land with several residential properties located in the vicinity.

The works were located within the single storey Cleaner’s Cottage of solid brick construction with a pitched slate roof to the entrance of the House of the Binns and the surrounding garden ground.

The works comprised of:

  • Stripping out
  • New walls, floors, and ceiling finishes
  • Internal decoration works
  • New lighting, heating, power and data
  • New kitchen and bathroom fittings
  • Cleaning & decorating rainwater goods
  • Landscaping works.


Design Team