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George Nicolson Decorators

Leisure Case Studies

The Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh

The Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh
George Nicolson were pleased to be awarded the decoration package to The Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh through Thomas Johnstone Ltd. Works encompassed the preparation and painting to walls, ceilings and woodwork to the corridors,… Read More >

King James, Perth

King James - After 1
George Nicolson’s principal team were instructed to carry out an extensive refurbishment to the King James, Perth (previously known as Christie’s Bar). The newly named ‘King James’ was designed by Davidson Baxter Partnership… Read More >

The Barologist, Edinburgh

The Barologist, Edinburgh - After 24
George Nicolson have just completed their most adventurous principal contract project to date at The Barologist, Edinburgh. This Greene King site located at Commercial Street in Leith was formerly known as The Cameo. … Read More >

The Espy, Edinburgh

The Epsy, Edinburgh
George Nicolson were pleased to be awarded the external decoration works to Esplanade, also known as The Espy, Edinburgh. Works encompassed the preparation and decoration of the externals walls, windows, mouldings, doors and… Read More >

The Fisherman’s Tavern, Broughty Ferry

Fisherman's Tavern - External
George Nicolson were awarded their largest principal project to date for The Fisherman’s Tavern, Broughty Ferry. Planned works commenced in January 2018 for an 8 week period on a phased basis to reduce… Read More >

Hawthorn Cottage, Glencoe

Hawthorn Cottage, Glencoe - external
George Nicolson were pleased to be asked by Ed Daynes, Director of Clachaig Inn & Clachaig Holidays, to undertake the refurbishment of  Hawthorn Cottage, Glencoe. The works mainly consisted of a sparkle refurbishment… Read More >

The White Heather Event Suite, Clermiston Inn

White Heather, Clermiston Inn (external 1)
George Nicolson and our principal contract team carried out a full refit of The White Heather Event Suite, at The Clermiston Inn, which had not been refurbished for several years. In addition, external… Read More >

The Orchard Bar & Restaurant, Edinburgh

The Orchard - After Feature Image
Works to The Orchard Bar & Restaurant, were a phased re-decoration of the bar and eatery. The hostelry was closed Monday – Friday lunch time over Week 1 to allow the bulk of… Read More >

The Royal Bar, Perth

Royal Bar (after - window)
George Nicolson, together with members of our subcontracting team, refurbished The Royal Bar, this very popular Greene King establishment in Perth, Scotland. Both an internal and external sparkle refurbishment over a 10 day… Read More >

The Grog & Gruel, Fort William

Grog & Gruel - After 1
A small sparkle refurbishment to The Grog & Gruel was carried out just after the turn of the year for a new client. Our team redecorated the bar, restaurant and back of house… Read More >

Gleneagles Hotel (Little Glen/The Den)

Gleneagles Hotel (Little Glen/The Den))
Gleneagles Hotel opened brand new spaces, Little Glen and The Den at the end of 2017. George Nicolson, in conjunction with Principal Contractor Thomas Johnstone Ltd, were delighted to be awarded the decoration… Read More >

The Golden Dragon Restaurant, Edinburgh

Mandarin Room - After 1
George Nicolson were chosen to undertake the decoration works to this authentic Chinese restaurant, conveniently located in Edinburgh’s city centre. Works were completed to both the Mandarin Room and rear dining room where… Read More >

BT Murrayfield Stadium

Murrayfield Stadium Stairca
Works on this project were predominantly the exterior decoration of metalwork to this impressive stadium which houses the offices of the Scottish Rugby Union. The application of micaceous iron oxide to the vast… Read More >

Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square

Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square
George Nicolson were pleased to be awarded from Thomas Johnstone Ltd the decoration package for The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square. Our decorating works encompassed the exterior windows and the upgrading of the main… Read More >

The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh

Balmoral Hotel (After 1)
George Nicolson were awarded the decoration package of two large function suites in one of Edinburgh’s top hotels. Close co-ordination was required on a daily basis as we worked for and alongside Bentley… Read More >

The Tullie Hotel, Balloch

Tullie Hotel After - Feature
We are pleased to have completed our first contract for Stonegate Pub Company Ltd with the refurbishment of 5 no. rooms and creation of a softer garden area at The Tullie Hotel. This… Read More >

Four Marys, Linlithgow

Four Marys (After 2)
Works to this Greene King owned popular public house in Historic Linlithgow took place over a 3 week period. The property had not undergone works for a number of years which consequently brought… Read More >

The Strathaven

The Strathaven (after - external)
Nicolson’s undertook their largest principal contract for Greene King with the refurbishment of this traditional public house. The building is on two stories with a first floor function lounge which had a soft… Read More >

The George Hotel, Edinburgh

Highly Commended Award - The George Hotel (after - 1)
We are delighted to have been part of a very large refurbishment project at The George Hotel, Edinburgh. All works have taken place over a 12 month period and consisted of a variety… Read More >

Carters Tap, Edinburgh

Carters Tap (after - external 2)
This public house was under the Local Hero banner, which is a concept based around local community pubs where each site is tailored to the name, history and location of the pub. The… Read More >