Residential Refurbishment Solsgirth House, Dollar

Form of Contract:

Form of Contract SBCC Minor Works Building Contract with contractor’s design (MWD/Scot)


The works comprises of the refurbishment of the Victorian mansion, Solsgirth country house, near Dollar.

The full works comprised:

  • Replacement window surrounds and wall panelling as required matching existing
  • Upgrade to ceilings to provide service routes and improve insulation
  • Insulation of various attic spaces
  • Upgrades to fireplace’s and surroundings and the installation of new flues where log burners are
  • being installed, fitting chimney cowls
  • Upgrade and replacement of various doors, internal and external
  • Painting of all external woodwork and down pipes
  • Full redecoration throughout
  • Fitting of bespoke furniture and wall panelling
  • New kitchen installation
  • New carpets and floor coverings
  • Ceramic tiling to walls and floors
  • New Radiators, Eectrical system in the floors, utilising the existing main distribution boards and mains
  • New Security System, Fire Alarm System, Ventilation, earthing of building
  • New data system & telephone, satellite TV, bathrooms, including sanitary ware and services for kitchens

A proactive approach by all involved ensured that this challenging project was completed to a high standard. The dilapidated condition, age of the property and site discovery of rot created challenges which were tackled sensitively, reinstating period features and rectifying imperfections of the original build, to ensure this refurbishment met the client’s needs, and restored and enhanced the building for future generations to enjoy.


Main Contractor




July 21 - December 21


£1m +


February 11, 2022