Heriot Watt University

Heriot Watt University

Engineered Oak

  • Project - Heriot Watt University
  • Product - European Oak Strip
  • Location - Edinburgh
  • Installed By - McKay Flooring

Leading flooring manufacturer Atkinson & Kirby has helped to add style to the James Watt Building at the Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh, as part of its latest refurbishment project.

Established in 1821, Heriot-Watt is a specialist university, renowned for its innovative research, with five campuses across the world including, Edinburgh, Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai and Malaysia.

The James Watt Building, in the Edinburgh campus, has recently undergone a number of improvements to enhance the university’s facilities, with one of the more notable changes being the addition of new hardwood flooring.

McKay Flooring, the key contractor for the project, supplied Atkinson & Kirby’s Engineered Oak range of flooring in the shade ‘natural’, to compliment the building’s rich history and enhance the overall look and feel for student and visitors.

With the high level of footfall the James Watt Building receives on a daily basis, the inclusion of a durable, long-lasting and eye-catching flooring was a much needed addition.

Stephen Fraser, from McKay Flooring said: “We are proud of the work that has been undertaken for the Herriot Watt University, the Atkinson & Kirby engineered oak was ideal for the project, fitting in with both the character and style of the building.”