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Keppie secure West Dunbartonshire Council HQ commission

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December 1 2014

Keppie secure West Dunbartonshire Council HQ commission
Keppie has been appointed as design and landscape architect for a £19.3m headquarters for West Dunbartonshire Council following a four-way pitch.

Delivered on behalf of hub West Scotland the Castle Street project will see the A-listed façade of Dumbarton Burgh Hall retained as a frontage for a new office block housing 500 staff.

Keppie director Richard MacDonald said:  “We are honoured to be designing such an important civic building for the Council.  We will strive to create a state-of-the-art, energy conscious and efficiently designed office which we hope will be a great place to work.

“This is an important regeneration project for Dumbarton and the redevelopment of this site is a fantastic opportunity to integrate a sympathetic but contemporary solution into the existing urban context.”

Design work is currently underway with construction expected by autumn 2015 for completion by summer 2017.

3 Comments

Big Chantelle
#1 Posted by Big Chantelle on 1 Dec 2014 at 12:16 PM
So Keppie got the gig.

How much render and zinc cladding do you think will be used guys?
Spellcheck
#2 Posted by Spellcheck on 1 Dec 2014 at 15:03 PM
The town of DuMbarton is in West DuNbartonshire.
E=mc2
#3 Posted by E=mc2 on 9 Dec 2014 at 16:06 PM
What are the odds of it costing £19.3m and finishing in 'summer' 2017 ?

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