Client: Laing O’Rourke
BHC were successfully appointed as the steelwork sub-contractor for the supply, fabrication and erection of approximately 15,000 tonnes of steelwork for the redevelopment of the Edinburgh St James Centre over a period of two years.
The redevelopment will transform the city’s east end and will inject over £1 Billion of investment into Scotland’s capital. The development will provide the city with a mix of well-known high street and high end brands catering to everyone.
The 1.7 million square foot scheme comprises of 850,000 square foot of retail and leisure space including Edinburgh’s first ever Everyman Cinema, the iconic W Hotel and 150 private residential apartments.
Between July and September 2018, BHC made significant progress on site by erecting 1,300 tonnes of structural steelwork, utilising only one tower crane and laying 11,000 square metres of structural metal decking. At this stage BHC have erected 9% of the total project.