Contract Value:
9 weeks
Leisure & Retail

In October 2018 a fire tragically ripped through the popular Italian restaurant Badabing in Edinburgh’s Fountainbridge.
In April 2019 akp were engaged as Principal Contractor to carry out the reinstatement works to the premises, to bring it back to its former glory.

The works consisted of a programme of Landlords reinstatement works to the unit comprising of basement, ground and mezzanine.

Works primarily focussed on the ground and mezzanine areas to fully reinstate fixtures, fittings and equipment and also included the installation of new brise soleil and shopfronts.

Educational site visits for local SDS Careers Advisor orgnised by akp’s own Consruction Ambassador.
Local employment and supply chain opportunities for individuals and SME’s.
Environmental initiatives such as up-cycling construction waste.

Design Team
Items that were salvaged from the fire included sinks. These were re-purposed and offered out to local nurseries for their outdoor spaces and mud kitchens.
Community Benefits
An educational site visit for local Skills Development Scotland Careers Advisor David James was organised by akp’s own Construction Ambassador.