Part funded by Creative Scotland and Heritage Lottery fund (HLF). The new £11 million multi-purpose arts hub and new home of Edinburgh Printmakers involved the redevelopment of the Grade C Listed Castle Mill Works building. The creative hub is one of eight projects being supported by a total of £1.6 million funding from the historic Scotland Building Repairs Grant Scheme.
Atelier Ten provided the fire engineering services for this Grade C listed former rubber factory transforming it into a world-class cultural facility. Our fire engineers developed a fire strategy to justify escape issues caused by the redevelopment of the building. The building had extended travel distances and inner rooms, and Atelier Ten were able to provide a cost effective solution to justify the non-compliances to the satisfaction of the local authorities.
At 2194m2 it is over double the size of Edinburgh Printmakers’ previous home. The new fully accessible and environmentally sound premises will bring together artists and audiences and offer a direct experience of art in the new galleries, learning spaces, printmaking workshop, creative studios, shop and café.