Allstar Joinery Ltd was appointed as a main commercial joinery subcontractor, including the manufacture of bespoke hotel furniture, interiors, hotel seating, bar manufacturing and installations on this project by principal contractor Robertson Construction.

Project background and description

The purpose of the project was to assist in the completion of the Hilton Aberdeen TECA hotel project.

Allstar Joinery manufactured, supplied and installed major portions of the bespoke manufactured furniture, seating, wall cladding, all bars and back bars from our sustainable production facility in Cumbernauld, Glasgow using our own dedicated inhouse team.

The Hilton Aberdeen project formed part of a much larger TECA complex which
included the Aloft Hotel and The Event Complex Aberdeen.

The Brief

The programme had a very intensive timescale with minimal lead in time:

  • Vast amount of works to be completed in a very short timescale.
  • The attention to detail required to meet the exacting standards of the architectural design and the build.
  • Regular site meetings took place in which the project scope, deadlines and site health and safety were discussed as main topics with main contractor.
  • Produced manufacturing drawings.
  • New hotel joinery works.
  • Hotel bespoke furniture manufacture.
  • Hotel interiors.
  • Hotel fitted furniture manufacture.
  • Hotel furniture installation.
  • Bespoke birch veneer shelving throughout.
  • Hotel bars and back bars manufacture.
  • Hotel bars and back bars installation.

The Solution

The solution formulated and carried out was as follows:

  • This was a 12 month programme of works.
  • As always it was a fast moving programme.
  • Given the distance between Glasgow and Aberdeen we put a project plan in place to ensure project deliveries in line with the main contractor’s programme.
  • Integrated the Allstar Joinery team with the use of local labour sub-contractors.

Vast amount of works to be completed in a very short timescale:

  • Produced manufacturing drawings using the design concept drawings as a base.
  • We ensured the project was well resourced to meet project needs and budgetary limitations.
  • All orders had to be fast tracked to the site to meet critical delivery dates.
  • With the Allstar Joinery in-house sustainable production facility in Cumbernauld, Glasgow, we ensured timeous delivery of all products to the site in Aberdeen. As well as short term requests when amendments were needed to existing scope of works.

The attention to detail required to meet the exacting standards of the architectural design and hotel commercial joinery fit-out, craftsmanship and component products full works list as follows.

Attention to detail – Component products:
• Careful programming of work sequences and deliveries.
• Manufacturing and forming of all bespoke items.
• Manufacture of Corian® worktops, counter tops and islands.
• Installation of Corian® integrated into the respective areas.
• Installation of all other key components.

Manufacture and installation of the following bespoke hotel furniture:
  • Bespoke oak room dividers.
  • Bespoke circular booth seating.
  • Bespoke TV unit and ceiling raft.
  • Bespoke wall mounted Skype booths.
  • Informal bar and back bar.
  • Bespoke Corian® business reception desk.
  • Bespoke wall feature slats with integrated LED lighting.
  • Three bespoke main hotel reception desks and one concierge desk.
  • Main bespoke reception desk illuminated feature back panel wall.
  • Bespoke wall cladding.
  • Bespoke main bar and back bar with glass shelving and large mirrored sliding doors.
  • Bespoke servery sliding doors.
  • Bespoke breakfast servery with integrated marble, featured metal framing and glass shelving.
  • Spa reception desk.
  • Executive Corian® reception desk.
  • Bespoke mirror, timber and leather mix feature wall panelling.
  • Executive buffet servery.
  • Bespoke spa reception desk.
  • Stone door surrounds.
  • LED Illuminated feature wall buffer screens.
  • Bespoke curved and tiered fabric spa seating.
  • Swimming pool feature wall and ceiling raft.
  • Bespoke avonite solid surface towel storage.
  • Bespoke swimming pool changing room slatted bench seats.
  • Bespoke coffee table sprayed in gold effect.


Allstar Joinery completed the original project within timescale and budget.

Please view the video above of this successful project.

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