CASE STUDIES 2017-08-29T07:47:12+00:00

Scotch Malt Whisky Society

Project background The Scotch Malt Whisky society located at 28 Queen Street, Edinburgh is part of The Glenmorangie Company. They had water damage to their existing Decorative ceiling within the Entrance Area and were about to undergo refurbishment work making new Reception Area. Approach Taken We were asked to provide a quotation to strip existing damaged ceiling and replace with new to Match the existing Ceiling Detail. This was all to be done outwith Normal working hours so that the business could remain open at all times so our staff worked [...]

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Inverleith Place Development

Project background We were working to Skill Construction and asked to provided a service to supply and fit approx. 1000 metres of new Cornice and Restore various existing Decorative Cornices and Ceilings on site. We also provided over 5000m2 of plaster application to all of the developments ceilings and walls leaving a perfect finish for decoration Approach Taken There were a few challenges presented to us during this project especially when restoring some of the existing buildings beautifully ornate Existing Cornice and Ceiling Roses. We worked on schedule to the clients [...]

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White Stuff, George Street Edinburgh

Background We recently complete the new Flagship store for White Stuff in Edinburgh, working as a Sub Contractor for Thomas Johnstone Ltd. Located at 89 George Street, this prestigious building which since 1903 was home to the much loved Grays Of Edinburgh. We were required to carry out extensive restoration work to many of the buildings period features including beautifully ornate Cornices and highly decorative Columns most of which were badly damaged. We also provided New Cornice work within the Atrium rising throughout the central section of the store. Various plaster [...]

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Duddingston Village Cornice Restoration

Project background We are regularly requested by our customers to restore their original Cornice prior to them Re decorating. The main reason for this request is more often than not due to an excessive build of paint created by years and years of painting resulting in the Original Cornice Enrichment’s losing their definition and beauty. On this occasion Mr. Tang’s Hall Cornice was not in the best of condition and he was looking for help and advice as to how his Original Cornice could be restored to its former glory. Approach [...]

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Amarone, Edinburgh

Project background A slice of Italy is now available within the ‘wow’ factor Amarone restaurant, situated in a former bank on the corner of George street and St. Andrews square. The grade A listed building was recently transformed from bank to beautiful Pizzeria. We were appointed by main contractor Dimension to carry out the plaster work required to the buildings existing interior ceilings and walls. Approach Taken This was quite a challenging project to be involved in mainly due to the ceiling heights which reached almost 8 metres at their highest [...]

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Durham Place East

Project background We were part of the works involved in updating a 1930’s bungalow into an open plan modern living space. We worked along side other trades and were involved with supplying and fitting a cornice in the living/kitchen area as well as plastering the stairwell area and attic conversion upstairs. Approach Taken It was important for the client to choose a cornice that would “fit in” with the character of the building. In order to achieve this, we met with the client at our showroom and showed them samples from [...]

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