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Purcell is celebrating ten years of working in Scotland. From churches and schools to castles and private residentials, here's a round-up of some of our Scottish projects from the last decade.

Blair Castle (c) Purcell

Blair Castle

Blair Castle enjoys one of Scotland’s finest settings in the heart of Highland Perthshire. Following a fire in March 2011, Purcell was asked to repair and restore the clock tower destroyed in the fire to accommodate the estate archive, improve energy efficency across the Category A-listed castle and restore historic features.

Z Hotel (c) Chris Humphreys

Z Hotel

The Z Hotel in Glasgow required building consent, planning and renovation to transform it from a former print works into a 104 bedroom hotel.

Parkhead School (c) Purcell

Parkhead School

Purcell developed Parkhead School to provide a new entrance and spaces for office and community use. Purcell undertook alterations to dilapidated Category B-listed school for Glasgow building Preservation Trust.

Private Residential, Edinburgh (c) Andrew Lee

Private Residential, Edinburgh

Purcell developed a new build five bedroom residence for a private client. The clients wanted a light, open and elegant feel to the house and to create ‘a modern but timeless’ piece of architecture that worked within its suburban context with a low carbon footprint.

St Andrews Hall (c) Purcell

St Andrew’s Hall

We worked on the B-listed 1813 former church hall to provide proposals for the alteration of commercial uses as part of the Edinburgh St James masterplan.

James Craig Walk (c) Purcell

James Craig Walk 

Purcell worked on proposals for the restoration of B-listed 1870 townhouses to form residential accommodation as part of the Edinburgh St James masterplan.

Donaldson's College (c) Purcell

Donaldson’s College

Purcell undertook a condition survey to inform proposals for residential development within Category A-listed school.

Leith Community Croft (c) Purcell

Leith Community Croft

The Edinburgh studio has completed a feasibility study for the reuse of a 1914 tennis pavilion to provide a home for Crops In Pots, Edinburgh. The charity educates the community on growing allotment produce and provides 120 crofting plots. The building will provide offices, farm shop, café, training, and community spaces.

Culzean Castle (c) Chris Humphreys

Culzean Castle

We've just completed a new entrance and sculptures in the designed landscape and approach to the Category A-listed castle in Ayrshire, a magnificent cliff-top castle estate.

National Mining Museum (c) Chris Humphreys

National Mining Museum Scotland

Purcell worked on the alterations to the 1932 former coal re-washer building. It has created Scotland’s first mining memorial museum to engage the public in the history of mining in Scotland.

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