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Interserve to Restore Historic Building at University of Edinburgh

by Interserve Press Office | Apr 21, 2015

Interserve to Restore Historic Building at University of EdinburghInterserve, the international support services and construction group, is to renovate the University of Edinburgh’s historic McEwan Hall. The £19.1 million project, designed by LDN and Buro Happold, is due for completion in 2017 and will see the Listed building restored to its former glory by the end of a careful conservation process. 

The renovation of McEwan Hall, which is located at the heart of the University of Edinburgh’s city centre campus, will include both external and internal works. A new glass entrance pavilion with associated landscaping will improve accessibility across Bristo Square and into McEwan Hall.   

Internal renovation works include ceiling repairs, new service installations and the extension of the basement. Interserve will also be required to take particular care to protect a music organ, which will remain in place throughout the works. 

In addition to McEwan Hall, Interserve is currently working on numerous construction and property development projects in and around Edinburgh, including the £200 million Haymarket city centre development. 

Interserve is also redeveloping and restoring parts of the Grade II listed Co-op building in Newcastle city centre, to create a mixed-use retail and leisure scheme, which is due for completion by the end of 2015. 

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Image courtesy of LDN Architects

For further information please contact: 

Interserve Press Office
Tel: 0118 932 0123

or

Karen Lewis or Peter Haddock
Edson Evers
Tel: 01785 255146 

About Interserve

Interserve is one of the world’s foremost support services and construction companies. Our vision is to redefine the future for people and places. Everything we do is shaped by our core values.  We are a successful, growing, international business: a leader in innovative and sustainable outcomes for our clients and a great place to work for our people. We offer advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and frontline public services. We are headquartered in the UK and listed in the FTSE 250 index. We have gross revenues of £3.4 billion and a workforce of over 80,000 people worldwide.

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