New Scottish HQ for Porcelanosa

11 Jul 2007

Dawn Construction has completed the Scottish Headquarters for internationally renowned luxury tile, bathroom and kitchen manufacturer Porcelanosa following a 50 week project at the Braehead site.

Dawn - one of Scotland's leading independent construction companies completed the 80,000 sq ft design and build project to create an enviable distribution centre including a warehouse, offices, a display area and all associated external work.

The £8.4 million project also featured some unusual aspects for the construction team including the first installation in Scotland of Porcelanosa's innovative ceramic tile rainscreen system to the showroom and office block.

The completion of the Scottish headquarters follows Porcelanosa's decision to invest further in the Scottish market and to create a striking setting for the internationally applauded products that A-list stars including John Travolta, Claudia Schiffer, Sophia Loren and Sergio Garcia that Porcelanosa lists amongst its customer base.

Ray Eve, Managing Director of Dawn Construction commented: "We have over 35 years experience offering our clients a complete top end design and build package and I am very pleased with the success of the Porcelanosa project at Braehead.

"Dawn Construction met with the stringent criteria stipulated by the client to provide a fantastic building for the distinguished bathroom, kitchen and tile company. The concept of the centre is very exciting and will certainly help to increase the company?s presence in Scotland."

Des Martin, Managing Director of Porcelanosa, Scotland commented: "It has been an exciting time for everyone involved with Porcelanosa as the project has come together. More than 50 staff are now enjoying the state of the art offices and working environment. And our valued customers are now benefiting from a superb central distribution facility. The new showroom, which itself offers some 15,000 sq ft of display space, is a wonderful opportunity to showcase our full of range of tiles, kitchens and bathroom products."

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