Archive for April, 2017

Awards Double for Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries

  Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries, delivered by hub East Central Scotland for Fife Council, has been recognised with two prestigious awards from the Edinburgh Architectural Association. Richard Murphy Architects accepted the awards for Building of the Year and the Large Project category at a ceremony in Edinburgh. Built by BAM Construction, the new £12.4 million facility which brings an impressive new focal point to the Heritage Quarter and wider town centre and will open to the public in May. The museum adjoins the world’s first Carnegie library and includes a striking new glass structure. It incorporates three exhibition galleries,…

New Pharmaceutical Facility in Dundee progressing well

Work is progressing well on a new facility currently under construction on the Ninewells Hospital site which will house the NHS Scotland Pharmaceutical ‘Specials’ Service. The NHS ‘Specials’ Service manufactures medicines when available licensed medicines do not meet the specific needs of patients. Examples include the provision of medicines for patients who have swallowing difficulties such as stroke patients and paediatric patients, specialist ointments and creams for dermatology patients and medicines for patients who cannot tolerate preservatives and other ingredients contained within licensed medicines. The two current NHS Scotland manufacturing units based at Ninewells and the Western Infirmary Glasgow will…