Project Overview

project name: The New Byre Theatre, St. Andrews, Fife
quantity surveyor: D.I. Burchell and Partners
client: The Byre Theatre
services consultant: Babtie Group
value: £460K
structural engineer:
architect: Nicholl Russel Studios
main contractor: Laing O’Rourke

The Byre Theatre is a busy, vibrant place offering visitors a wide range of performances and events, an exhibition space, conference facilities, two bars and a quality café/restaurant.

The auditorium can seat 220 people and the stage has full flying capability. This highly acclaimed building is acknowledged as the best small theatre in Scotland!

Scope of Work

The Mechanical Services installation comprised: 

  • Gas fired LTHW Boiler plant serving radiators,unit heaters and coils within air handling units and domestic calorifier
  • Air handling units providing supply and extract ventilation for the auditorium and ancillary areas with a displacement ventilation philosophy
  • Chilled water utilising chiller with ice bank arrangement
  • Full BMS to provide integrated control of the mechanical services