Fabric Repairs to Bathgate and Whitburn Academies

We delivered external fabric repairs to Bathgate and Whitburn Academies during the summer holidays of 2021.

Bathgate Academy

The works comprised a series of miscellaneous fabric repairs to the elevations of the main school buildings. Bathgate was particularly difficult due to the internal courtyard and high-level blocks. Most of the works had to be complete using spider MEWPS. The works included:

  • Concrete and render repairs
  • Movement joint replacement
  • Overhauling of existing timber and metal door sets
  • Full specialist clean of the school in its entirety
  • Full redecoration of the school in its entirety using specialist MEWPS
  • Replacement cast downpipes
  • General drainage repairs
  • Curtain walling repairs
  • New roller shutter installations
  • New plant room louvre installations
  • New external door kit replacement

Whitburn Academy

The works comprised a series of miscellaneous fabric repairs to the elevations of the main school buildings. The works included:

  • Full specialist clean of the school in its entirety
  • Removal and replacement of the existing timber facia to most of the school blocks to be replaced with new HPL panels
  • Wearing course replacement to the car parks (approx 1000m2)
  • General redecorations of the concrete and metalwork to the full school
  • Gutter and downpipe repairs where necessary to the full school
  • Brickwork indents across the full school (approx 2500)
  • Raking out and replacement of defective pointing
  • Movement joint replacement
  • Overhauling all the existing external door sets
  • General repairs to the external walkways and slabs
  • Client

    Asset 2

    West Lothian Council

  • Lead Consultant

    Asset 3

    Currie & Brown

  • Value

    Asset 9 £

    £500,000

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