Barnbougle Castle

Client

Rosebery Estates
On behalf of:Simpson & Brown Architects

Address

Dalmeny Estate, South Queensferry

Value

Undisclosed

Introduction

In January 2017, Restorex were appointed to carry out extensive repairs and conservation works of the external fabrics of this Iconic Historic building. This involved  timber preservation works, slating, architectural lead work, masonry, window restoration and decoration.

Objectives

To work with the design team, in successfully repairing and restoring the fabric of this Historic and Iconic building. It was important to carry out the full restoration process, within budget and time constraints, whilst recognising the need for minimal disruption to the residents and staff of the estate.

Description

  • The highly specialised designing, erecting and dismantling of significant elevation and chimney scaffolding, allowing access to carry out the following works.
  • Stone replacement.
  • Repointing
  • Descaling
  • Repair and restoration of timber windows
  • Timber preservation works to roof structures
  • Re-decoration of windows
  • Overhaul and repair of roof slating
  • Stripping and replacement of architectural lead work

    Conclusion

    This project was successfully concluded on program and on budget. It was a privilege for the whole team at Restorex to work on such an historic building in an incredibly picturesque location. It was a pleasure working alongside the Architectural team who we found were to bring extensive specialist knowledge. Also, the client, who had an instrumental role in sensitively repairing this wonderful building.

    Construction Line
    CHAS
    Safe Contractor

    34 Russell Road, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH11 2LP

    P. 0131 337 2228 | E. Edinburgh@restorexltd.co.uk

    16 Fitzroy Place, Glasgow, G3 7RW

    P. 0141 221 2202 | E. Glasgow@restorexltd.co.uk

    Reg. in Scotland no: SC399675 | VAT registration number: GB 119072820