Morrison to build £63m innovation hub in Kilmarnock

Aaron Morby 1 month ago
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Morrison Construction is to start work at the end of this month on a £63m Enterprise and Innovation Hub in Kilmarnock at the former home of Johnnie Walker, the world’s leading Scotch whisky brand.

Halo Enterprise and Innovation Centre plan

Urban regeneration specialist HALO is planning to build the 46,000 sq ft centre on a 23-acre site in the town centre to provide space for entrepreneurs to create and grow digital and cyber businesses along with training facilities.

The project is due to be completed by January 2021 and will engage 700 workers on site throughout construction.

Architect Keppie Design drew up the HALO Enterprise and Innovation Centre plans to be BREEAM Outstanding. The Glasgow office of consultant Ramboll provide M&E design.

Eddie Robertson, managing director at Morrison Construction, said: ‘‘‘We look forward to working with our new client, The HALO Urban Regeneration Company, to successfully deliver this project that will drive growth in Kilmarnock and the surrounding areas.

‘‘Our experienced project team will soon establish site and begin works.’’

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