The John O’ Groats project is a joint venture partnership between Natural Retreats and Heritage Great Britain.
The first phase comprised of full external utility services distribution for all phases and 23 self catering holiday residencies.
The second phase comprised of the complete refurbishment and major extension of the John O’ Groats Hotel accommodating 16 luxury holiday apartments and a remodelled café, museum and public realm.
The project was designed by GLM Architects and the interiors designed in conjunction with No Chintz Architects.
The mechanical and electrical design included a detailed review of alternative heating strategies, compliance with the Scottish Building Regulations, utility solutions and distribution, internal heating, lighting, water services to a demanding programme.
The Project has been shortlisted for the 2014 RICS Awards in Regeneration and Tourism & Leisure categories.