North-east firm completes huge bathrooms contract

Aileen Munro and Darren Walker
Aileen Munro and Darren Walker

North-east retailer Laings has completed a massive four-year project to renovate 194 bathrooms at a prestigious timeshare resort in Aberdeenshire.

The contracts division of the luxury kitchen, bathroom and bedroom specialist supplied and installed the 194 bathrooms in four phases at Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch’s luxury timeshare accommodation in Ballater, Royal Deeside.

Laings’ Director, Darren Walker, said: “As a local business, we are proud of our partnership with this global brand at its Ballater location.

“This has been an important long term project for the Laings Contracts team and we are delighted to have delivered such a large quantity of quality bathrooms, all finished to the standard people have come to expect of Laings.


“Our committed contracts and installations teams worked effectively throughout the project to ensure that work was planned and carried out efficiently and safely, minimising inconvenience to the resort team and its guests.”

The family retailer, which was established in 1862, has been based in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, since its inception and currently boasts a staff of over 90 individuals.

An exclusive partner in the north-east for suppliers such as Villeroy & Boch, Victoria and Albert, Duravit, Charles Yorke, Hacker, Mackintosh and Dall’Agnese, Laings has becomeone of the largest retailers of its kind in the UK.


Aileen Munro, Lodge & Estate Manager for Hilton Grand Vacations: Craigendarroch, said: “We are delighted with the refurbishment of our bathrooms within the lodge properties and the feedback we have received from our owners and guests has been very positive.

“Laings have formed a very successful partnership with us and have delivered every element of the project to our requirements.

“Our resort is located in one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland and it’s important that our luxurious accommodation offers guests a stylish and relaxing home from home experience.”