Union revamp at Borders College

A major refurbishment is planned for the student union facility at the Scottish Borders Campus in Galashiels.

Borders College has opened a procurement process for the work and is seeking bids for the role of main contractor.

The successful firm will remove the existing bar area, install a suspended ceiling, replace floor 
coverings, increase kitchen capacity, install lighting, supply fixed and moveable furniture and tastefully decorate the interior.

The revamp will also involve relocating and replacing ventilation supply and extractor systems, and will run in tandem with another project, to be tendered separately, to modify all catering serving areas.

The contract must be completed by August 28 before the students return from the summer break and potential bidders have until noon on April 10 to express an interest.