Citizens Advice – Portland House Glasgow

Complete internal refurbishment with redecoration, services, signage, glazing and M&E works.

Full works Comprising:

  • Replacing glazed doors and internal glazed screens
  • Construction of accessible toilet
  • Addition of acoustic insulation
  • Replacing suspended ceiling tiles, lighting
  • Signage, graphics and manifestation
  • Blind installation
  • Redecoration
  • New zip tap, access controls and intruder alarm
  • Fire alarm works
  • Service alterations

See the full Citizen Advice refurbishment: Video produced by Hencal for Citizens Advice project April 2024

Changeworks – Orchard Brae House

This construction project comprises of alterations and refurbishment Cat B of the existing level 5 floorplate within the Orchard Brae House Edinburgh.

Full works Comprising:
• Strip out works, removing ceilings, M&E services, wall tiling, writeable glass and floor coverings
• Testing all remaining existing services
• Fit all electrical luminaires, power, security, data and fire alarm
• Fit all new mechanical vent, pipework and above ground drainage
• Install new roof top plant
• Testing and commissioning
• Construction of new partitions
• Fit new suspended ceilings
• Supply and fit new door kits/tea preps, booths and seating
• Supply and fit new glazed Komfort screens, skirtings and facings to match existing where required
• Decoration and wall coverings
• Lift and reinstate RAF

BayWa R.E – Prospect House


BayWa r.e.


Works to the internal areas to the existing office suite on the ground floor

Full works Comprising:

• Remove previous Tenant installed partitions/Install new partitions

• Remove and replace floor coverings

• Making good internal finishes following removal and down takings

• Install new kitchen/kitchen islands

• Redecoration works

• New M&E installations throughout

• Ground floor new kitchenette to form a tea prep

• Ground floor new ceiling finish.

University of Edinburgh | Old College Level 1


The University of Edinburgh


Refurbishment of existing meeting rooms, offices, toilets, tea prep and corridors. Reconfiguration and refurbishment of areas on the 1st floor of the University that are used as office/admin space, breakout space and kitchen.

Full works Comprising:

• New internal doors and screens, partitions, flooring, wall and ceiling finishes, fixtures and fittings.

• M&E service installations including electrical strip out, rewiring, installation of LED lights, replacement data cabling, life safety systems alteration and extension.

• Mechanical services, ventilation, and adjustments to radiator layout, new radiators

Castleforge | 90 Commercial Quay


This CAT A construction project comprises of alterations and refurbishment of the existing level 2 floor plate within Commercial Quay, Edinburgh

The Full Works Compromised of:

• Strip out and demolition works
• Removal of ceilings and M&E works and uplift floor coverings
• Remove existing luminaires, fire alarm, security, data, vent, power and pipework
• Fit all luminaires, power, security, data and fire alarm
• Fit new mechanical vent, pipework, above ground drainage
• Supply and fit new door kit
• Make good skirtings and facings
• Decoration
• Reinstate RAF
• Supply and fit new floor coverings

Sun Life Assurance | 48 Melville Street, Edinburgh


Refurbishment of ground floor, lower ground floor and common stair within 48 Melville Street, installing new M&E throughout, mechanical plant, drainage, service riser, insulation work, plasterwork, decoration, floor finishings and ironmongery.

The Full Works Compromised of:

• New M&E installation throughout inc lighting, power, data, security, FA’s, ventilation, heating, drainage and water supplies
• New mechanical plant within the external rear yard inc new metal/timber fence enclosure
• New drainage within the external rear yard to accommodate future work
• Creation of service riser for future maintenance works
• Insulation works and repair works to existing floors inc overlaying of plywood throughout ground floor to accommodate new floor finishes
• Plasterwork to required walls and ceilings, new plasterboard and suspended ceilings to lower ground floor areas. New male and female toilet facilities and new tea prep all within the lower ground floor
• Decoration works throughout ground floor, lower ground floor and common stairs to walls, ceilings, existing woodwork and doors, balustrades and handrails
• New floor finishes throughout ground floor, lower ground floor and common stairs inc carpets, vinyl and tiling
• New ironmongery to doors and windows

Quartermile 1 (Levels 4, 5 and 6)


The refurbishment of office spaces on levels 4 and 5, including extensive mechanical and electrical refurbishment and refurbishment of the lift lobby in spaces to levels 4, 5 and 6.

The full works comprised:

  • Existing services location, isolation, protection and alteration works
  • General clearance and down taking works
  • New floor tiling, skirting, carpets and ceilings
  • New entrance matwell/mat
  • General joinery, lighting, electrical and mechanical works
  • New signage and feature walls.
  • New reception desks
  • New toilet cubicles and sanitary ware
  • Painting & decorating.

Scottish Legal Complaints Commission, Capital Building


This construction project comprises of alterations and refurbishment of over 3,000 sq ft of Cat B of the existing level 4 floorplate within the Capital Building

The full works comprised:

  • Strip out works – Ceilings, floor coverings
  • Remove existing M&E services i.e., luminaires, fire alarm, security, data, vent, power, pipework
  • Fit electrical luminaires to the project including power, security, data and fire alarm to all areas
  • Fit all new mechanical vent, pipework, above ground drainage and tie in were required
  • Supply and fit suspended ceilings, plasterboard ceilings and new door kits where required
  • Install new/old tea-preps
  • Supply and fit new glazed Komfort screens, new skirtings and facings to match existing
  • Decoration, including ames taping/prep work to all walls and ceiling surfaces
  • Install all new wall coverings
  • Supply and fit new floor coverings and install new wall tiling

The client and their design team have created a flexible and professional working environment for SLCC. The organisation is downsizing its office space, following a substantive programme of work to develop new ways of working, investment in upgraded IT infrastructure and a drive to digital to improve efficiency and reduce the need for physical storage. The move will achieve a £500,000 saving in costs over the next five years.

Burness Paull, Aberdeen


The work comprises the internal fit out of the 2nd floor level of 2 Marischal Square in Aberdeen. The scope of the project is to include the formation of meeting room, break out and other amenity space, together with the associated modifications to the landlord mechanical and electrical installation inc. additional a/c services and alterations to the existing sprinkler system.

The full works comprised:

  • Strip out works and demolition
  • Mechanical and electrical works – Luminaires, fire alarm, security, ventilation, pipework, drainage, consumer units, alter sprinkler system and rooftop units, sanitary ware
  • Supply and fit – Suspended ceilings, plasterboard ceilings, acoustics, skirtings, facings
  • Supply and install manufactured joinery items
  • Decoration, ames, wallpapering
  • Supply and fit new doors, floor coverings, kitchens, glazed screens, moveable Style partitions, blinds
  • Install new manifestations on glazed partitions
  • Alter raised access floor to new partitions and M&E
  • Supply and install new tiling to shower room.

This was our third major project for the client in a stunning new building. Covering over 10,000 sqft the stunning fit-out will accommodate over 100 staff in a modern and flexible workspace.

Sharkey, Roxburghe Hotel


Working within the new hotel rooms and spa treatment rooms in Roxburgh Hotel’s stunning extension. Producing bespoke vanity units, wardrobes, benches, display cabinet, bed frames to compliment the hotel’s high specification finished.

The full works comprised:

  • Vanity desks with wash hand basin/Hair drying desks and mirrors/Vanity Desks
  • En-suite mirrors
  • Headboards
  • Brass 4 poster bed frame
  • Fitted wardrobes
  • Window benches/Upholstered benches/Sofa Island
  • Bedroom door portals
  • Spa Towel wardrobes/Treatment Wardrobes/Treatment Room Vanity Units/Kitchenette/Hot cabinet
  • Wine display cabinet
  • Combined buffet and bench

An additional 58 new bedrooms and suites have been created, together with a large conference/events space for 120, with adjoining restaurant and bar. The fully-glazed ground floor elevation, which affords views into the state-of-the-art spa and wellness centre, is transected by a spectacular indoor/outdoor swimming pool – a remarkable and rare feature in a rural Scottish location.