Arc-Tech appointed to Edinburgh Travelodge contract



Building services contractor Arc-Tech (Scotland) Ltd has been appointed to a lead the installation of Mechanical and Electrical services for a brand-new hotel in Edinburgh.

The 70-room Travelodge, located in Edinburgh Park, is being delivered by Ogilvie Construction for developer Crucible Alba Group and is set to open to the general public in November.

Reaching three storeys, the hotel will be complete with a bar/ restaurant, kitchens, staff offices and support accommodation alongside full parking provision.

Glasgow-based Arc-Tech will provide a full turnkey solution for the contract providing Mechanical & Electrical Services & Public Health (MEP) consisting of a mix of ventilation, drainage, water supply and heating as well as lighting, fire, security and data communications systems.

The contract marks the second of its kind to have been assisted by Arc-Tech’s turnkey services solution in 2019 and the third hotel project to have been completed in the last 18 months.

The firm was appointed to a Travelodge in Govan last year.

John Gallacher, Arc-Tech managing director, said: “Ogilvie Construction is a reputable, well-recognised member of the Scottish construction sector and we are delighted to be involved in the delivery of this brand-new hotel. We have worked on behalf of Travelodge before so we are fully aware of the quality standards expected by them and their customers and we look forward to its formal launch later this year.”

Iain Loose, business development director at Ogilvie Construction, said: “Like ourselves, Arc-Tech has extensive experience of delivering high quality buildings in the hotel and leisure sector and we look forward to working with them to complete another first class facility for Travelodge.”



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