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The Black Watch Castle and Museum begins a new build.20th Nov 2017

The Black Watch Castle and Museum begins a new build

Building work begins this week at The Black Watch Castle and Museum to create a contemporary multi- purpose space. The extension has been designed by architects Arthur Stone to compliment the current building and the historic Balhousie Castle whilst creating a light and open function space. This addition to the multi award winning venue will enable larger events such as weddings, dinners and conferences to be hosted; whilst increasing the capacity to develop the popular event and education programme.

Local firm Balhousie Glaziers have been contracted to undertake the build. Balhousie have been providing quality improvements to home and businesses through Scotland for over 24 years.

Anne Kinnes, Chief Executive Office, The Black Watch Castle and Museum explains, “We are delighted to be working in partnership with a local company to take us on the next part the journey to sustain the Home of The Black Watch.”

Drew Hay, Director at Balhousie Glaziers adds, “We are very pleased to have been awarded the role of main contractor for the new building at The Black Watch Castle and Museum. Our association with this project coincides with us heading toward our 25th year in business. To be awarded this prestigious project gives us great pride and is testimony to the exceptional skilled tradesmen we have at Balhousie.”

The new build in due to be completed in May 2018.