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Kelpies Visitor Centre Falkirk

Location: Falkirk

Summary: New Visitor Centre with sedum roof at Helix Park in Falkirk.

Description of Works: Construction of a 450m2 visitor centre, within a busy public park, providing an interactive visitor experience area, restaurant, shop, toilet facilities and an office.

Works included:

  • piling
  • steel-frame
  • concrete floor slab
  • rainscreen and timber cladding
  • curtain walling
  • a sedum roof
  • suspended ceilings
  • M&E installations including underfloor heating, internal and external lighting, power, alarm systems, data comms
  • floor, wall and ceiling finishes
  • external works including car parking, hard and soft landscaping and street furniture.

Community Benefits

  • 6 week work experience placement for two trainees as part of our Community benefit agreement with Falkirk Council.

Sustainable Features

  • Sedum roof with 24 different species

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The Maxi Group

We are part of the Irvine-based Maxi Group of Companies, which posted a turnover for 2014 in excess of £60m.  The Group also includes Maxi Haulage and Maxi Warehousing.

This important and challenging project

“This important and challenging project has been completed quietly, efficiently and professionally without any fuss."

Well done

“Well done in completing the first phase of the works, on programme and with zero snagging. The client is delighted with the end product which has exceeded their expectations.”

The building is impressive

"The building is impressive, a welcome addition to the park and both Land Securities and Sofaworks are delighted with it.”

The handover of Phase 2

“The handover of Phase 2 a day early has assisted the client to better manage their move management on two projects which occur over the same weekend, an effort which is greatly appreciated.”