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ISG wins £20m of Edinburgh hotel contracts

12 May 16 ISG has won contracts for two Edinburgh hotels with a combined value of £20m.

It has been appointed by TH Real Estate to create a ‘hub by Premier Inn’ hotel and is also main contractor for the first venture in Edinburgh by European operator, the Carlton Hotel Collection, delivered in partnership with the EDI Group.

The new 145-bed Premier Inn hotel will be the second ‘hub’ site in Edinburgh and involves the transformation of the Hanover Buildings in Rose Street. ISG will modernise and extend the former Edinburgh office building, adding a two-storey steel frame extension at roof level to increase the property’s total floor area by about 455m2. The existing façade will be cleaned and repaired and curtain walling elements installed.

The Market Street project will create a new four-star 98-room boutique hotel on a site located next to Craig’s Close, which has remained vacant for more than 50 years. Work, on what is currently a gap site, will initially involve ISG removing an existing building and carrying out associated works. The new seven-storey, steel frame building, which will feature natural sandstone, granite and zinc cladding elements to its façade and transform the cityscape.

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