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John Sisk & Son wins trio of Strathclyde Police Station upgrades
John Sisk & Son has won a contract with Strathclyde Police to deliver new modular building custody units at Coatbridge, Motherwell and Clydebank Police Stations.
Construction on the site started this month, with works comprising the design, supply and installation of the new modular buildings and the design, re-modelling and construction of the existing custody suites and custody facilities at the three stations.
Gavin Currie, Area Manager for Scotland at John Sisk & Son, commented:
“We have a wide range of experience working on public buildings, particularly in live environments where sensitivity to day to day operations is a key priority. Our team are specialised in delivering efficient modular construction methods which minimise disruption as well as lowering project cost. We are delighted to be able to use our expertise to help Strathclyde Police improve their facilities and policing services for the local community.”
Speaking at the Clydebank Police Station ground breaking ceremony, West Dunbartonshire Councillors and local police authority members Jim McElhill and Lawrence O’Neill said: “The new facilities are a welcome addition to all three police stations and will greatly benefit police operations within the Clydebank area.”
The three modular buildings, constructed off-site, will provide 33 new custody cells including shower and washing facilities. On-site works will comprise of foundations and underground drainage for the new buildings, as well as new electrical and mechanical services to integrate with existing services.
John Sisk & Son will also deliver the internal refurbishment of existing custody suites including structural alterations, cell refurbishment and internal fit out works necessary to facilitate the additional modular cells. The programme of works will be completed over 42 weeks and all three buildings will remain live and operational throughout the duration.