Graham + Sibbald signs off on Scotland House fit-out

Scotland House was a 'big-ticket' project for Graham + Sibbald. Picture: Contributed
Scotland House was a 'big-ticket' project for Graham + Sibbald. Picture: Contributed
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Chartered surveyor Graham + Sibbald has completed its advisory project around the fit-out of Scotland House, the business hub in London that was officially opened by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in April.

Glasgow-based construction partner David Ross said the contract had been a “big-ticket” project for the firm, which has more than 200 employees and 25 partners across 15 offices.

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He added: “It’s also indicative of how we are extending our activities across the UK with the support of our London office.”

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Located on Victoria Embankment in the heart of the City of London and offering facilities for meetings and hot-desking, Scotland House brings together officials from the Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise, Highlands & Islands Enterprise and VisitScotland. Graham + Sibbald worked alongside the Scottish Government, main contractor Worksmart and facilities management specialist Mitie on the project.

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At the official opening, Sturgeon said: “London is a very important trading market and a meeting place for the world’s business leaders, but for Scottish businesses it can be challenging and costly to try and break into these markets.

“The new hub will play a critical role in attracting investment to Scotland, helping businesses trade internationally and raising Scotland’s international profile.”

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