The Complete Building Maintenance Service


27 Siemens Place
Unit 5B
Blochairn Industrial Estate
T: 0141 553 1565
F: 0141 553 2489


1 St Michael Street
T: 01387 739 881

Clock Tower

£50K preservation repair of prominent high street clock tower in Alloa town centre for national pharmacy chain. 

The works involved timber preservation repairs to restore the run down clock face to its original condition and were required to solve a 10 year water ingress problem.  As a consequence of the long term water ingress roof joists, gutter decks, stonework, and timber finishes had all suffered significant water damage.  The premises was occupied and continued to trade throughout the duration of the works.  With the intrusive nature and opening of the roof void temporary weather protection to keep the building wind and water tight paramount.

Joinery:  Careful strip out of rotten decoration clock face mouldings · Installation of new decoration timber clockface mouldings · Installation of new clock face timber cladding · Replacement of rotten timber roof trusses and sarking board · Formation of new wall head gutter framework and decking

Roofing:  Replacement of failed slates to roof pitches · Installation of new lead gutter soakers, flashings, and deck · Replacement of lead roof to clock tower

Plumbing:  Replacement of failed cast iron guttering

Decoration:  Decoration of timber clock tower and guttering

Subcontractor:  Manufacture of replica timber mouldings for clock tower face · Cuplok scaffolding