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Forth Ports Authority—Grangemouth

March 27th, 2014  |  Published in News




Skene Group Ltd are principle contractors on the upgrading works of the existing quayside at Grangemouth.  The introduction of a new catnic drainage channel system is being carried out whilst upgrading the adjacent concrete hardstanding area.  A large section of the works is having to be undertaken against tidal conditions.  The catnic system is having a shuttered concrete encasement installed to allow the area to be utilised with some of the biggest mobile cranes within the container docking industry in Scotland. 




Vettriano Gardens—Leven—Retail and residential units

March 26th, 2014  |  Published in News






The internal polished floors are being carried out by Skene Group Ltd to the retail units.  Currently the first floor level decking is being laid in preparation for Skene Group Ltd to pour a 130mm and a 175mm thick concrete floor slab.  The installation of the sewer outfall and storm water attenuation scheme has been carried out to date.  The principle Contractor are currently away to build the structure prior to Skene Group Ltd returning to conclude the works.

New Aldi Store—Inverurie

March 26th, 2014  |  Published in News






The building has now been landed on the foundations and the blockwork is progressing well.  Skene Group Ltd are currently installing the drainage onsite and forming car parking areas.  The internal floor slab is being made ready for receiving the concrete.  Skene Group Ltd are installing a sheet piling retention system to the embankments of the site prior to the Client having this clad.  The remaining retention systems shall be carried out by Skene Group Ltd by installing insitu concrete walls.   The site services are being installed by Skene Group Ltd along with the installation of the petrol interceptor and attenuation scheme.

St Peters Street—Aberdeen

March 26th, 2014  |  Published in News






The initial piling of the ground has been carried out on the footprint of the proposed new student accommodation flats within the City.  Skene Group Ltd have now commenced with the foundations, installing the reinforced tied re bar to form the ring beams, installing beam form and pouring the concrete to same.  Skene Group Ltd are installing the 900mm dia precast concrete attenuation pipework and the new sewer line to service the development now.

Extension to Car Parking – BskyB—Dunfermline

March 26th, 2014  |  Published in News






The conclusion of the new car park extension on the premises of BskyB Dunfermline are drawing nearer.  Skene Group Ltd are Principle Contractor on the project which has went very well to date.  The installation of 159 new car parking spaces with the associated drainage, street lighting, soft landscaping and road markings shall see the end of some difficult times for one of the areas biggest employers parking problems. Skene Group Ltd have delivered this project within a  very tight timetable , utilising the Groups in house resources. 


Health Centre Glenwood—Glenrothes

March 26th, 2014  |  Published in News









The handover of the new health centre at Glenwood has been formally done with the local health board representatives being happy with their new premises.  Skene Group Ltd were happy to be a major part of the build team responsible for the works, and in conjunction with the Principle Contractor felt the job was one which shall serve the area well.