Brunton House

Brunton House

The first phase of refurbishment of Brunton House in Cowdenbeath was completed in mid-August 2011. These works were part of the Office Rationalisation Programme (ORP), which aims to provide modern office accommodation to council space standards, as well as improving the building’s fabric and services to meet current fire regulations, health and safety, access and environmental polices. The ORP projects were carried out internally as a partnering contract between Property Services and Building Services.

The fabric works to Brunton House consisted of replacing the existing doors, windows and curtain walling, re-cladding the front elevation, painting the side and rear elevations, replacing the roof over the Co-op Hall and installing a new disabled access ramp.

Internally, 167 workstations were formed, in a rejuvenated building which, as well as being repainted, had a new ‘wet’ heating system installed, new electrics, new suspended ceiling and floor finishes throughout and new staff kitchens / WCs. An adult changing facility (PAMIS unit) for public use is now adjacent to the reception area.

In September 2011, Social Work are moved from Stenhouse Street and other smaller offices to take the ground floor mid-section. A variety of different Council services moved to the first floor of the building.

The second phase, for a new Police facility in the ground floor north section, was then completed in December 2011.


Location: Cowdenbeath

Value: £1,303,482

Start Date: August 2010

End Date: August 2011

Main Contractor: Building Services