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Atkinson & Kirby showcase floor style at Heriot Watt Uni

The flooring manufacturer has been working on the James Watt Building, at the Edinburgh-based university, as part of its latest refurbishment project

Posted by Julian Owen | February 15, 2018 | Interiors

The James Watt Building, on Heriot Watt University's Edinburgh campus, has recently undergone a number of improvements to enhance facilities, including 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 ‘natural’ shade “to complement the building’s rich history and enhance the overall look and feel for student and visitors”.

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.”

Zara Prescott, Communications Executive for Atkinson & Kirby, said: “We are really pleased that our engineered oak flooring has been chosen as a valuable edition to the university. Our wide range of engineered flooring makes us ideal for applications such as this. Being an engineered product, this particular range will offer excellent performance for years to come in this busy university setting.”

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