go-wright Ltd

Stonework

Glencairn Greit House, Dumbarton

Glencairn Greit House, Dumbarton

in Heritage, Refurbishment, Stonework

Go-Wright Ltd were pleased to carry out a refurbishment to an important listed tenement building located on busy high street in Dumbarton for West Dunbartonshire Council. Works included strip out internally, extensive rot works, guano removal, replacement timber sash and case windows and rain water goods, renewal of roof timbers, new slated roof, snow guards and lead works. Doff clean stonework façade and lime mortar...

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Mauldslie Bridge Repairs 2019/2020

Mauldslie Bridge Repairs 2019/2020

in Civil Engineering, Stonework

Go-Wright Ltd were delighted to provide stonemasonry services to strengthen and preserve the picturesque Mauldslie Bridge, an A listed structure, built in the 1800s and crosses the River Clyde. The bridge is owned by Scottish Water and provides access to Mauldslie Waste Water Treatment Works. It also provides an access route for residents of the nearby Mauldslie Bridge Estate and is a much-loved gateway to stunning surroundings which are popular with walkers, runners, cyclists and dog-walkers. Built in 1861, the structural integrity of Mauldslie Bridge had diminished over the last few years and it was essential that this improvement work was carried out. The stone repairs and replacement of the carriageway has future-proofed Scottish Water’s key wastewater asset and helped to preserve a much-loved local landmark. Working on over-hanging scaffolding, the team replaced all of the bridge’s joints, rough pointing and smooth pointing it with a lime mortar. They replaced any original stonework which had been damaged with new sandstone which will weather over time and blend in. Some of the stones weighed up to 80 kilograms which made the work on the five span cream sandstone segmental arched bridge particularly challenging. Protection measures were put in place around an nearby otter den; nesting bird sites within the bridge and we installed measures to exclude bats from the bridge. This involved checking every crack or hole in the bridge for the presence of bats and either preventing access or installing a bat gate which allowed the bats to leave but prevented their...

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Trinity Academy, Edinburgh

Trinity Academy, Edinburgh

in Electrical Services, Heritage, Stonework

Trinity Academy is a category B listed secondary school located in Edinburgh. Our contract including stone conservation and replacement works to pilasters, lintols, mullions, cornicing and string courses; lime mortar repointing; lithomix repairs; reroofing of balcony area, replacement fire exit doors and curtain walling.

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Balloch Castle, Loch Lomond

Balloch Castle, Loch Lomond

in Heritage, Stonework

Balloch Castle is a A listed sandstone building located within a country park on the shores of Loch Lomond – works included cleaning and repairing existing stonework including lime mortar repointing; stabilising existing stone copes and merlons; re-slate roof, installation of new leadwork, rainwater goods and roof drainage; restoration of clock tower and rot...

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Glenlivet Bridge

Glenlivet Bridge

in Stonework

Construction of new traditional masonry faced arched bridge using site won stone, to access new visitors centre. Stones cut and hand dressed on site by our experienced in-house stonemasons and built using traditional lime...

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