Director appointments

THE Board of Directors of Metalwork UK is delighted to confirm the appointment of Gary Ross to the role of Managing Director, and Len Coull to the role of Director.

Executive Chairman James Harkiss said:

"Gary's performance during his tenure with the Company since 2000 has been excellent during one of the most challenging periods in our recent history. Metalwork UK's main objective in the year ahead is to fulfil all of our commitments to our clients and to uphold the high standards we continue to set for ourselves. Gary's appointment will help us deliver this to our clients and reinforce these commitments. Likewise, Len's vast experience and length of service with the Company will continue to be a major asset to the Board of Directors in helping us to achieve our goals."

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Macallan Distillery & Visitor Centre

Throughout 2017 and into 2018, it has been a privilege to have had the opportunity to work on the innovative, impressive and awe inspiring Macallan Distillery and Visitor Centre, which will open its doors to the public on 2nd June. 

Working with Robertson Construction, our secondary steel and metalwork package included design / draughting, fabrication and erection of stairs, balustrades and handrails.

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Metalwork UK attain Constructionline Level 2

METALWORK UK is pleased to announce that it has attained membership of Constructionline up to Level 2 (Silver).

Constructionline is the UK’s most respected and progressive provider of procurement and supply chain management services.

Achieving Silver Level will enable Metalwork UK to actively trade with companies demanding the Silver level standard of supply and service. The certification has been attained in accordance with PAS 91, a government commissioned standardised pre-qualification questionairre which was developed to reduce the need for suppliers to complete a variety of pre-qualification questionairres for clients. PAS 91 is the recommended common minimum standard for construction procurement.

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Great Glen Hall, Inverness

Metalwork UK have been appointed as the structural steel and metalwork contractor for the Great Glen Hall project in Inverness for Robertson Homes.

This exciting development will see the fire-damaged Craig Dunain Hospital building converted to form 30 flats and 26 townhouses as part of a wider master plan for its grounds.

Director Gary Ross said:

“We are delighted to once again team up with Robertson Homes on another exciting local project.”

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Cycle Storage

We have recently completed the supply & installation of cycle shelters to Smithton & Banavie Primary Schools. Metalwork UK have supplied and installed over 100 shelters to primary and secondary schools in the Highland Region. Our shelters can be manufactured as standard options or bespoke to suit site conditions. For examples, please download our brochure. Contact Us now with your enquiries.

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Portree Gaelic Primary School

Metalwork have secured a £100K order to supply & install the cladding support steelwork and metalwork to the New Portree Gaelic School, Skye for Robertson Construction.  The Highland Council designed £8.7m Gaelic primary school  will emphasise bilingual education in its curriculum.  It is expected that the new school will open by the end of 2017.

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Norbord Contract Secured

Metalwork UK are delighted to announce that we have secured a £600K contract for secondary steelwork and metalwork for the new Press Line at Norbord, Inverness, the world’s leading manufacturer of engineered wood-based panel products.

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Spider Crane Purchase

Metalwork UK have recently purchased a new UNIC URW376 Spider Crane.  The URW-376 UNIC mini crane features a six section hydraulic boom to allow a maximum working radius of 14.45m. This spider crane can be controlled either from the onboard operators seat or from a distance using a radio remote control, or optional radio remote control with digital feedback.  With a de-rigged width of just 1.3m the crane can be used indoor existing buildings as well as the open space.  We are also delighted to be able to offer this on a hired basis with a fully trained operator.

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New Macallan Distillery & Visitor Centre

Metalwork UK are delighted to announce we have been successful in our tender for the secondary steelwork and architectural metalwork package to the new distillery and visitor centre at Macallan Distillery, Craigellachie. The value of our contract exceeds £2m and provides us with an opportunity to further expand our growing operations.

In addition to creating a site of major architectural significance, the new distillery will ensure the ongoing quality control of the production of The Macallan, both of which further consolidate The Macallan's position as one of the world's leading luxury spirits. Over time, the distillery will deliver additional capacity to meet the growing demand from existing and new international markets. With its rolling roofscape, the distillery has been designed to complement the natural beauty of the area and The Macallan Estate, which overlooks the River Spey.

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Wick NDA

Metalwork UK have secured a £250K contract to supply & install the architectural metalwork for the new archive building in Wick for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.  The £20 million scheme on a brownfield site near Wick Airport will provide storage for paper and photographic records of the history, development and decommissioning of the UK’s civil nuclear industry since 1940s.

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Inverness Royal Academy

Metalwork UK have been appointed the metalwork & secondary steelwork contractor for the New Inverness Royal Academy by Morrison Construction.  The new academy will replace the existing school building to provide a modern learning environment capable of meeting the needs of current and future pupils, as well as offering greater provision for community use during the evenings and weekends.

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