Work to start on £7m Livingston nursing home

HARDIES Property & Construction Consultants has been appointed to a £7 million nursing home project on a brownfield site in Livingston.

Work on the the 60-bedroom development is being undertaken on behalf of Randolph Hill Nursing Homes Group. Hardies will provide project management, quantity surveying and principal designer services.

Hardies partner Murray Warner said, “We are delighted to secure the appointment to this prestigious project, with work due to begin at the start of next month and scheduled for completion by February 2021. The high-quality development will feature a two-storey timber frame construction with a mix of stone, render and timber cladding to external walls and a mix of pitched and flat roof technologies with solar panels on the pitched areas.”

Peter McCormick, MD of Randolph Hill Nursing Homes Group added, “Our investment in this new Livingston site will help fill a gap in the current care home offering in West Lothian and bring new jobs into the local community.”

Muir Construction is contractor following a competitive tender process. The design team includes Gilberts (architects) and Harley Haddow as M&E engineer and structural and civil engineer.