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Heron Bros secures significant contract wins across Scotland and Northern Ireland

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Heron Bros Ltd

19th Jan 2024

Award-winning construction and property development company, Heron Bros, are delighted to have secured over £150m over three notable new contracts including £30m Edinburgh Innovation Hub, a joint venture between East Lothian Council and Queen Margaret University (DEVCO). The 7,200sqm facility was granted planning permission in September 2023 and is set to become a nationally significant Hub supporting innovation-led enterprise in East Lothian and the wider area. Catering to high-growth sectors, including food and drink, the Hub will provide specialised services for research and business development, featuring commercial laboratory, office, and events spaces.


Additionally, Heron Bros have been awarded the £70m Ballycastle Shared Education Campus, which involves creating a state-of-the-art educational shared campus for Cross & Passion College and Ballycastle High School. The campus will feature a range of sports facilities encompassing an indoor climbing wall, Gaelic and soccer pitches as well as synthetic hockey pitch with flood lights. The indoor Sports Pavilions will include modern games courts and community facilities.


The company have also been freshly appointed to deliver the new £52m Dundonald International Ice Bowl project to replace the existing outdated provision. The project will deliver a modern facility promoting excellence in leisure, health and well-being, tourism, and sustainable development. The proposed facility will comprise an Olympic-sized ice rink with spectator seating, a ten-pin bowling facility, children’s soft play and adventure play area, party rooms, a gymnasium, café & coffee shop, healthcare centre with pharmacy, multi-use community rooms, offices, general support accommodation, and parkland with adventure and community play areas. The project also entails additional parking and outdoor amenities in a new parkland setting.


These significant wins add to Heron Bros’ diverse portfolio, reinforcing their reputation for delivering complex, high-profile construction projects across multiple sectors, whilst they also continue to diversify their offering through acquisitions in the renewables market and continued investment in their manufacturing and property business.


About Heron Bros


Heron Bros is a leading construction and property development company that has been operating for over 65 years. The company has a proven track record of delivering high-quality construction and development projects across a wide range of sectors, including healthcare, education, commercial, industrial and residential. Heron Bros is committed to sustainability, innovation, and excellence in all its operations.


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Apprenticeship and Placement Opportunities:


Heron Bros is committed to investing in future talent and are proud to announce the commencement of their 2024 placement academy and a number of apprenticeship opportunities including


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  • Administration
  • Architectural Technology
  • Building Surveying
  • Engineering
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