Client: Shetland Amenity Trust
Bespoke joinery and fit out: Elmwood
Environment was a key consideration for Shetland Amenity Trust when integrating the island’s Museum and Archives into one new innovative new visitor attraction. The maritime location of the building strongly influenced its exterior design, while internally natural light and traditional timbers were maximised to create a welcoming ambience.
The museum set works included display case furniture designed by GBDM and produced, coordinated and installed by Elmwood using eco-friendly materials to help preserve the 3,000 unique artefacts on show to the public.
“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