Repainting Works for The Yard Edinburgh

TRAC HLM Team from Scottish Parliament have been undertaking a Community Benefit project for The Yard Edinburgh a place that creates safe space for children with disabilities to have fun, learn new skills and make friends without judgement.

The charity recently was subject of a fire-raising incident and TRAC contacted them to offer assistance – the building was in fairly poor condition so TRAC sent a painting team down with materials and access equipment to fully refurbish the external windows and door, additional time allowed us to also complete some internal decoration works a few jobs that had been on their wish list.

Well Done Callum and Peppe for going down there each Sunday to get this job done!

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Balgreen Bench Clean-Up for the Water of Leith Conservation Trust

TRAC HLM team based at Scottish Parliament carried out a clean-up at Balgreen, Edinburgh for the Water of Leith Conservation Trust. The team cleaned a bench which had been vandalised, and removed all the graffiti. They also assisted in a general clean-up of the area.

Well done to Antonio Rocha and Paul McIlwraith at Scottish Parliament for their efforts!

WARDIE BAY BREAKWATER – World War II Huts Clean-up

TRAC Engineering are proud to report that four members of staff volunteered to take part in a clean up operation of Wardie Bay Breakwater. Antonio, Paul, Guiseppe and Dean spent a day cleaning up mess left within two World War II huts on the breakwater at Granton. 

The litter within the huts was spilling into the water causing pollution. The five team members donned the appropriate PPE and cleared thirty six bags of rubbish. The waste was safely transported to TRAC Engineering’s base at Abington for disposal by the appointed waste carrier. The huts have now been boarded up to prevent a reoccurrence. Excellent feedback was received from the local community, who were delighted to see the pollution and mess cleared up.

It was certainly a tough job in challenging conditions—well done to all involved.

MSP David Stewart visits Noss Head lighthouse with TRAC and the NLB

David Stewart (Highland and Islands Regional MSP, Shadow Minister for Health) visited Noss Head Lighthouse last week to see the work the Northern Lighthouse Board (NLB) in Caithness and across the country.

As part of the visit, David McNish (Senior Project Manager, TRAC) explained the refurbishment work that TRAC Have been carrying out onsite.

We were pleased to have been part of this visit and appreciate David Stewart taking time out of his busy schedule to extend a personal thank you to TRAC.

New Carlton Restoration Charity Event

Well done to the gents from TRAC that assisted their client (Northern Lighthouse Board) at a charity event recently.

Works took place at the Robert Stevenson vault at the New Carlton cemetery in Edinburgh and consisted of general clean and power washing internally, needle gun the entrance gates ready for paint and then painting the entrance gates.

TRAC HLM assist NLB Client to refurbish the Robert Stevenson vault at the New Carlton cemetery in Edinburgh

We assisted by supplying labour, plant and some of the materials needed to complete the clean-up.