The Higgs Centre for Innovation, Edinburgh


Further & Higher Education

Allan & Hanel were employed to provide Project Management and Quantity Surveying services for a new space and “big data” technology innovation centre. The new building was built within the Grade A listed Royal Observatory Site in Edinburgh and was commissioned in honour of Professor Peter Higgs, the British scientist and Nobel Prize winner.

The project included a 1500m2 new build facility which includes a Data Visualisation Suite, ISO 4 to 7 cleanrooms, Business Incubation Units, academic offices, student offices, collaborative working spaces and a café.

Project Value: £8,000,000
Client: Science, Technologies and Facilities Council
Consultant: JM Architects, Create Engineering & Blackwood Partnership