Client: South RHINS Community Development Trust
Designer: Campbell & Co
Bespoke joinery: Elmwood
What once were the engine room and stores of the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse were given a new lease of life in 2009 thanks to an initiative by the South Rhins Community Development Trust, Northern Lighthouse Board, Gallie Craig Coffee House and RSPB to transform them into an interactive visitor attraction.
Working with a mix of metal, glass and woodwork, Elmwood overcame the challenge of the buildings’ uneven floors and custom made all floor-standing and wall-mounted display cases for the new visitor centre which went on to be awarded four star tourist attraction status by VisitScotland.
Images courtesy of Campbell & Co
“As a main contractor, Elmwood successfully managed all sub contractors and ensured a high standard of workmanship. Very quickly we formed good relations with the Elmwood site staff, from contracts management to the men on the ground, joiners, brickies, labourers all of whom became part of the family.”
General Manager, Castlemilk Credit Union