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1st December 2016
Published by: The National

Connery's old youth club's £1.5m revamp

FetLor clubhouse gets a complete rebuild to promote new activities The youth club that once had Sir Sean Connery as a member has a new £1.5m headquarters in Edinburgh.  FetLor Youth Club in Crewe Road South in the capital is Scotland’s oldest club of its kind, and through Connery it even has a link to James Bond.  For the club was originally founded by two independent schools, Fettes in Edinburgh and Loretto in Musselburgh, hence its name.  Its original mission was to provide services for the poor boys of Edinburgh and its first clubhouse was opened in the High St Read more
30th November 2016
Published by: The Scotsman

Scotland’s oldest youth club unveils its brand new home

It has provided a warm welcome to thousands of Edinburgh youngsters since opening in 1924.  Now FetLor Youth Club - said to be the oldest in Scotland - has revealed images of its impressive new home.  External work was recently completed on a £1.5m centre in Crewe Road South, in the north of the capital, with the club expected to take ownership in March. The state-of-the-art clubhouse, which includes a sports hall and meeting rooms, replaces a run-down building dating back to 1960.    FetLor has been described as a “hidden secret in Edinburgh”, hav Read more
29th November 2016
Published by: The Edinburgh Reporter

New Fet-Lor building completed in North Edinburgh

Hardies Property & Construction Consultants have been instrumental in helping Fet-Lor Youth Club construct their new building to provide a multi-purpose facility for generations to come in Scotland’s Capital. Hardies, who have their Head Office in Edinburgh along with thirteen other offices across Scotland, have fulfilled the roles of Project Management, Quantity Surveying and Principal Designer Services at the new Fet-Lor Youth Club facility at Crewe Road South. Working over an eight month time period, during which the original building was demolished and construction of the new b Read more
28th November 2016
Published by: Scottish Construction Now

Hardies completes Edinburgh youth club project

Hardies Property & Construction Consultants have been instrumental in helping FetLor Youth Club construct their new building to provide a multi-purpose facility for generations to come in Scotland’s Capital. Hardies fulfilled the roles of Project Management, Quantity Surveying and Principal Designer Services at the new FetLor Youth Club facility at Crewe Road South. Working over an eight month time period, during which the original building was demolished and construction of the new build facility was completed, Hardies had initially helped FetLor with the brief and design for the Read more
Hardies Property & Construction Consultants says its reaping the benefits of a move to new premises in Dalkeith. The firm has relocated to the historic Grade A Listed Dalkeith Corn Exchange, which was redeveloped earlier in the year by Melville Housing Association. It has set up a new administrative hub and installed a state-of-the-art VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) phone system which facilitates radically improved communication with its other offices, staff and clients. Keith Gifford, Hardies partner in the Dalkeith office, said: “We have settled in quickly and are Read more
10th October 2016
Published by: Fife Business Matters

Hardies completes Trump Project

The Dunfermline office of Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has completed works at the £200 million refurbishment of Trump Turnberry on the Ayrshire coast, describing the project as “one of its most challenging and rewarding to date”.  Cementing a ten-year working relationship with the Trump Organisation, the project saw Hardies transform Trump Turnberry into the best hotel in the UK, later Europe, in just 32 weeks.  Danny McArthur, Partner of Hardies Dunfermline, who oversaw the work at the five-star resort, said:  “Hardies is very proud Read more