Contract Value:
16 weeks
30,000 sq ft

Optima is a stunning 10 storey 115,000 sq ft office building set within the heart of the financial district of Glasgow’s Broomielaw.

The project completed by akp included:

Downtakings and refurbishment of Level 2 office suite, associated common areas, ground floor reception and construction of new cycling / welfare facilities at basement level.

Welfare area includes costs for WC/Shower facilities & locker storage – Partitioning, Suspended ceilings, decoration & M&E

Reception – New FF&E, bespoke wall linings & finishes, suspended ceilings at the entrance & lift lobby, re-grouting and making good tiling and re- decoration to plasterboard linings.

2nd Floor – Strip out of existing services, partitions, ceilings, flooring, RAF. Installation of new services, lighting, ventilation, suspended ceilings, Raised access floors and making good perimeter wall linings.


Design Team
Added Value
A defibrillator was placed on site by akp for the duration of the works for all building users and site staff to access if required.
Community Benefits
A foodbank collection took place on site for all involved in the project to contribute to.
Technology & Innovations
The majority of the floors of the building were occupied during the works. In order to deliver the project with minimal disruption to building users and in a transparent way, akp posted a weekly newsletter timetabling the upcoming works for the week ahead which was distributed to the Building Manager.