A Portrait of Achievement

Historical Projects, 2009-2013

From the London Olympic Stadium to the M74 Completion in Glasgow, we played a significant role in shaping communities through infrastructure, leisure, and education projects.

  • Quartermile, Edinburgh 2006–2015

    Quartermile is one of Scotland’s largest regeneration projects. The company has played a central role in the delivery of the 19 acre development which blends the restored Victorian architecture of Edinburgh’s former Royal Infirmary with a series of stylish contemporary buildings.

    In addition to the scheme’s flagship 1 Quartermile Square, we have delivered a number of high quality commercial and residential buildings across the site.

  • M74 Completion, Glasgow 2007–2011

    Perhaps one of the most significant recent highways projects undertaken by the company, construction of the ‘missing’ section of the M74 completes a vital part of Scotland’s roads network.

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  • Newcastle Schools, Newcastle upon Tyne 2007–2012

    A total of 18 schools across Newcastle were redeveloped as part of a wider Government drive to improve the country’s school estate. Sixteen of the schools were refurbished or rebuilt under the Building Schools for the Future programme, and as part of the Local Education Partnership the company will be involved in the ongoing operation of these schools for 25 years.

  • Olympic Stadium, London 2008–2011

    The centrepiece of the world’s greatest sporting extravaganza, the 80,000seat stadium hosted the spectacular opening and closing ceremonies of the London 2012 Olympics as well as athletics and field events. 

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  • Marischal College, Aberdeen 2009–2011

    One of Scotland’s finest buildings, Aberdeen’s iconic Grade A listed Marischal College was restored to its former glory during its conversion to provide a 21st century corporate headquarters for Aberdeen City Council.

  • Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Edinburgh 2009–2013

    The provision of a new stateoftheart temporary stadium has enhanced the experience for spectators at the worldrenowned Tattoo, delivering improved access, comfort and sightlines. The project involved the design, manufacture, erection and dismantling of the 8,600 capacity stadium which stands at the gateway to Edinburgh Castle, one of Scotland’s most popular tourist attractions.

  • International Conference Centre Expansion, Edinburgh 2010–2013

    A key development in the Scottish capital, this expansion scheme greatly enhances facilities at this worldclass venue and provides new high quality office space in the heart of the city’s business district. An underground extension provides a new multipurpose events space featuring the world’s first hallwide moving floor system.

  • Bulgari Hotel, London 2010–2011

    The immaculately finished Bulgari represents an elegant addition to the catalogue of select hotels constructed by the company. One of the most luxurious hotels in the capital, the Bulgari provides six floors of suites and three floors of private apartments. 

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  • McLaren Production Centre, Woking 2010–2011

    Delivered to a challenging 12 month programme, the McLaren Production Centre is a sleek and technically sophisticated supercar manufacturing facility. The building comprises a 12,000m² basement and 20,000m² ground floor and is connected to the neighbouring McLaren Technology Centre via a subterranean walkway.

  • Chetham’s School of Music, Manchester 2010–2012

    Chetham’s School of Music’s eyecatching new building provides aspiring musicians of the future with an exceptional range of facilities including two performance spaces, four ensemble rooms, 50 music teaching rooms and 62 practice rooms.

  • University of Exeter Forum, Exeter 2010–2012

    Featuring a signature, undulating timber gridshell roof, the Forum provides a bold new student focused centrepiece for the University of Exeter’s main Streatham Campus.

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  • Emirates Arena and Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, Glasgow 2010–2012

    A showpiece venue for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, the Emirates Arena and Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome is a beacon for the regeneration of the city’s East End. 

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  • 62 Buckingham Gate, London 2010–2013

    Featuring a spectacular façade of tilting glazed planes, the 62 Buckingham Gate commercial development extends our involvement in the regeneration of Victoria in London, the building standing a stone’s throw from Cardinal Place which was also constructed by the company.

  • Milton Court, London 2010–2013

    One of many notable City of London developments delivered by the company, Milton Court is a striking addition to the capital’s skyline. A graceful 36storey tower provides 285 apartments which redefine luxury living in the Square Mile. A new sixstorey annexe to the worldrenowned Guildhall School of Music incorporates a variety of performance areas including a 608seat concert hall and a 225seat drama theatre.

Our Portrait of Achievement

  1. Festive photograph of Glenfinnan Viaduct in the winter

    Historical Projects, 1869-1919

    07 Jan 1900

    From a mine chimney in 1869 to construction during the Great War, we have been building Britain's future heritage from our very first project.

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  2. Mulbery Harbour

    Historical Projects, 1919-1945

    06 Jan 1900

    From Wembley Stadium and The British Empire Exhibition to supporting the D-Day landings in Normandy, engineering excellence is at the heart of everything we do.

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  3. Cutty Srk Dry Dock

    Historical Projects, 1946-1970

    05 Jan 1900

    From iron and steelworks to power stations and motorways, we played our part in helping rebuild Britain's industrial strength after the Second World War.

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  4. O2 Arena on River Thames

    Historical Projects, 1972-1999

    04 Jan 1900

    From Sellafield to Canary Wharf, Hampden Park to the Millennium Dome, our projects changed landscapes across the length and breadth of Britain.

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  5. imperial war museum

    Historical Projects, 2000-2008

    03 Jan 1900

    From the Eden Project to the Emirates Stadium we overcome complex construction challenges to delivered some of the most Britain's iconic landmarks.

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  6. Victoria Gate Leeds

    Historical Projects, 2014-2016

    01 Jan 1900

    From education institutions to mixed-used retail and entertainment complexes, and the New London Embassy, we proudly building Britain's future heritage.

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