News & Events
Bringing Sheerness Dockyard Church back to life
We are providing M&E services to Sheerness Dockyard Preservation Trust to rescue and breathe new life into the Dockyard Church. This is with the help of a Heritage Lottery Fund Heritage Enterprise grant. The Trust have made a video to talk a little about the history and future of the 1828 naval church within the Sheerness Royal Naval Dockyard and Blue Town conservation area, and give a glimpse into progress so far.
The aim is to transform this building into a unique and beneficial space for the local community. It will include a business and skills venue alongside a gallery level and education area.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN EDINBURGH REVEALS PLANS FOR A VISIONARY PROJECT TO PROTECT ITS UNIQUE PLANT COLLECTION
Today, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) has revealed its vision for Edinburgh Biomes, an ambitious new project to protect its unique and globally important plant collection. Once completed Edinburgh Biomes will secure the Garden’s work for future generations and provide a spectacular new visitor experience for the public….View Full PostPosted 02 Nov 2018 >
ICON ‘Passive Aggressive’ Conference, Thursday 20th September
Our Mechanical & Electrical Director Mark Napier was delighted to be invited by National Galleries of Scotland and ICON to speak at the Passive Aggressive conference on Thursday 20th September, alongside RIAS & St Gerbain Emerging Architect of the Year Eilidh Henderson of Page\Park Architects. The topic was Scotland’s oldest purpose-built…View Full PostPosted 21 Sep 2018 >
National Galleries Scotland conference on Changing the Climate in Archive & Museum Storage
Have you booked your seat for the National Conservation Service conference ‘Passive Aggressive’? Changing the Climate in Archive & Museum Storage in association with National Galleries Scotland? The third of four conferences across the UK and Ireland takes place at The National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh on 20th September 2018….View Full PostPosted 29 Aug 2018 >
Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards
Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) were introduced by the government in April 2018, with an aim to combat fuel poverty and reducing CO2 emissions. The guidelines state that domestic and commercial properties in England and Wales must achieve an EPC rating of at least an ‘E‘ before the granting of a…View Full PostPosted 03 Jul 2018 >
Kelvin Hall Wins Gold Award from Green Tourism Business Scheme
We’re delighted to announce that our £35m refurbishment project Kelvin Hall has been selected for a Gold Award from the Green Tourism Business Scheme. For over 20 years, the Scheme has been encouraging businesses to make sustainable choices to reduce environmental impact. Kelvin Hall only joined the Green Tourism Business…View Full PostPosted 23 Apr 2018 >
RICS Award Win for St Cecilia’s Hall
We’re delighted that our University of Edinburgh project with architects Page\Park has won the 2018 RICS Award for Building Conservation. St Cecilia’s is Scotland’s oldest purpose-built concert hall, built in 1762 in Cowgate. It’s recent £6.5m renovation makes it the University of Edinburgh’s first tourist attraction and comprises a Concert Room…View Full PostPosted 20 Apr 2018 >