McGill were contracted by University of Abertay to refurbish six flats for student accommodation, the Caretakers Reception and install CCTV to communal areas in Alloway Hall ready for the students returning at the end of August 2012.

Works to the flats comprised complete rewire, new lights, new kitchen, new ceilings, complete decoration and new flooring. An old garage was converted to a new Caretakers Reception involving the installation of new partitions, ceilings and flooring; new doors and windows, rewiring, installation of a central heating system, kitchen and bathroom installed with full decoration and new floor coverings throughout. 

CCTV was installed in the Caretakers Reception and all communal areas.

The above were completed in time for the students returning with additional works valued at £60k scheduled to follow on for completion by October 2012.

These included –

  • Caretakers House x 2 - New kitchens, bathroom and flooring
  • Staff Flat x 2 - New windows and doors

 Key features

  • Competitively tendered
  • Deadline of the students returning was met
  • All trades work
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Key Facts

Client: University of Abertay
Contract Value: £265k
Principal Contractor: McGill
Project Duration: 13 Weeks


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