Redpath has been commissioned to deliver conservation and energy efficiency works to this post war category B listed building.
Designed by Basil Spence & Partners in 1969, this building is located in the Edinburgh Old Town Conversation Area and UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Canongate Block 2 is a complex configuration with 12 ownership properties. There are two commercial units on the ground floor that will continue to operate uniterupted throughout the works.
The improvements to this building primarily address specific issues with the property due to the nature of its age and construction, notably poor ventilation and indoor air quality. The outcome of the project will be:
We are delivering:
Funding has been provided with an Edinburgh World Heritage grant for the comprehensive repairs to the exterior of the building; and a Scottish Government and Scottish Power Energy Network grant for energy efficiency works which includes window replacement, Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) installation, cavity wall insulation and internal insulation.
Before any construction work could start on site the following preparatory work included:
Edinburgh World Heritage Trust