Build Scotland Construction Directory
Time and date
CONSTRUCTION DIRECTORY
Share this page
Construction News
10/07/2024

Clark Contracts Completes Paisley Arts Centre Transformation

Construction News Image
Clark Contracts has announced the successful completion of a £3 million transformation of the Category B listed Paisley Arts Centre, on behalf of Renfrewshire Council.

The Paisley based main contractor created new back-of-house and performance facilities, improved sound and lighting, upgraded dressing rooms for artists, and enhanced workshop space for rehearsals and other events.

The main auditorium has been refurbished with new retractable seating to improve the audience experience and there is an expanded bar area for pre-and post-show drinks.

-- Advertisement --
NorthernAsbestosServicesLtd

The public space at the front of the building has also been redesigned, removing the railings and adding new paving and seating, and a small extension has been added to the entrance of the building.

The venue is now being operated by OneRen, a charity which provides culture, leisure, and sport services for the area, and will host a year-round programme of music, comedy and theatre.

Michael Scanlan, Director, Clark Contracts, said: "We are delighted to support the regeneration of Paisley with the extensive refurbishment of Paisley Arts Centre, to create this fantastic venue. We hope the local community and those visiting the town, enjoy the new facility for years to come."

The project was completed as part of a wider investment in Paisley's cultural venues, 'Future Paisley', which supports the wide-ranging programme of events and activity using the town's internationally significant cultural and heritage story to change the area's future.

Latest Construction News

17/07/2024

A ceremony celebrating the structural completion of the new Monifieth Learning Campus in Angus marked a major milestone in the development of the £66.5 million project. The milestone was celebrated with a unique and creative contribution from young people in S6 at the current Monifieth High School ...
17/07/2024

Improvement works have commenced on Dunfermline High Street. In April, local councillors and council officers visited Dunfermline High Street for a 'walkaround'. Together, they identified several small-scale improvements, such as replacing benches and repainting fences. Last month, the City of ...
17/07/2024

East Renfrewshire Council has announced that refurbishment work at the tennis courts in Cowan Park have been completed. The project included the upgrading three of the courts from red blaes to tarmac, installing new fencing and gates and painting all six courts. This represented a £129,000 ...
17/07/2024

The stairs to platform 2 at Anniesland railway station in Glasgow have re-opened. Earlier this year a temporary route was created, taking passengers away from the stairs while engineers prepared the station for the installation of lift towers. Last month, the steel structures that house the new ...
17/07/2024

Repair work on a collapsed section of road which links to an Inverclyde beauty spot has been completed. Work on a section of Dunrod Road at the junction of Old Largs Road near to Greenock Cut Visitor Centre has been repaired. Inverclyde Council recently created a temporary bypass before permanent ...
17/07/2024

Cabinet Secretary for Transport Fiona Hyslop has officially opened Scotland's most powerful Electric Vehicle (EV) charging hub, which was installed by SSE. The Myrekirk Roundabout site features 24 ultra-rapid charging bays with a total capacity of almost two and a half megawatts, the equivalent of ...
17/07/2024

SANY has confirmed its lineup for the Scottish Plant Operator Challenge as well as sponsorship of the Lifting Challenge, one of eight tough challenges facing those vying to be crowned Scottish Plant Operator Challenge Champion 2024 on 27 July 27 at Errol. Visitors to the Scottish Plant Operator ...
17/07/2024

Falkirk Council has restored over 350 headstones in Muiravonside Cemetery. It is part of a £120,000 investment designed to improve the overall safety of the cemetery. The work, which the council has a statutory obligation to carry out to ensure the safety of staff and visitors, is the latest to ...
16/07/2024

Fred. Olsen Renewables is progressing with the construction of Crystal Rig IV, an 11-turbine wind farm in Scotland. The new site, located south of Dunbar in East Lothian and north-west of Duns in the Scottish Borders, will have an installed capacity of 49.1MW of renewable energy. Consented by ...
16/07/2024

Clark Contracts has started refurbishment and transformation works to the Centre for Executive Education for Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU). The project involves the refurbishment of the ground floor of the building, transforming what were under-utilised spaces on campus (including an old ...
Morris & Spottiswood LtdMorris & Spottiswood LtdRBT Underfloor LimitedAtlas Winch & Hoist Services LtdPAUL Heat RecoveryForde Training Services LtdLogical Insulation Solutions LimitedK & I Paterson LtdHugh Simpson (Contractors) LtdPlant Glazing Ltd
Terms and Conditions
2024/07/17 13:45:59