A major dealership relocation for the client group’s Mercedes-Benz franchise, the project involved the construction of a large new facility incorporating the brand’s new corporate identity standards, situated in the expanding Kinnaird South commercial zone on Edinburgh’s south-east fringe.
MMH were appointed as architect and lead consultant from inception to completion under a traditional form of contract. We also undertook the Principal Designer role under CDM 2015.
The development comprises a striking new double-height 13 car showroom with twin handover bays, 12 bay workshop with MOT bay, high-quality customer and staff facilities plus detached wet valet building and external parking and display areas.
Highly prominent from the nearby A1 entering Edinburgh from the south, the new dealership has become a distinctive landmark.
A new-build development in eastern Stirling comprising twin 1300 sq.m. dealerships for the client’s relocated Nissan and Honda franchises and a new Car
Deal Warehouse outlet on a 3 acre plot in the expanding Broadleys Business Park.
The buildings each contain a spacious double-height showroom, well-equipped workshop space with ample natural light, and generous customer and staff facilities. An efficient common floor plan, overall form and envelope specification are shared by the two dealerships with various adaptations to suit the brands’ corporate identity standards and the operational requirements of the individual franchises.
The site is supported by a shared valet building incorporating a state-of-the-art automated videography bay with car turntable, and includes multiple electric vehicle charging points with provision built in for future EV expansion.
Completed and trading July 2018.
A new housing development within the Colinton Conservation Area in south-west Edinburgh.
The project entails the refurbishment and conversion of the existing Edwardian property at 432 Lanark Road to create four 2-bedroom apartments. A low-quality later extension to the rear is to be demolished to allow the construction of a pair of 4-bedroom town houses with their own private amenity space and garages.
Following successful gaining of Planning and Conservation Area consent, works commenced on site in 2018.
A brownfield development of 6 speculative industrial/warehouse units in Edinburgh's busy Bankhead industrial district, close to Bankhead and Edinburgh Park tram stops.
The street facade incorporates a modern visual and spacious interiors provide a desirable environment for potential tenants.
Completed in June 2018 for a private client, fit-out works for units 1, 2 and 5 are currently underway.
A new dual-brand Jaguar Land Rover dealership for the John Clark Motor Group, completed September 2018.
The extensive single-storey development on the city's Kings Cross Road brings JLR's distinctive ARCH retail concept to Tayside and comprises twin 7 and
9 car showrooms along with a high-specification 10-bay workshop, MOT bay, valet building and external display and storage areas.