We are pleased to announce that we are the exclusive contractors for the new lift installation work at the prominent site location of 69 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G1 3HL.

The Category B listed building is due to undergo a high-end internal transformation within 2022, which will see it house a variety of public and private amenities, benefitting from retail space, restaurants, offices and hotels.

The distinctive towering facades of the red Locharbriggs sandstone ashlar was once famously home to the longest running national newspaper in the world, The Glasgow Herald (formally known as The Herald), who set up abode there for over a century (1868-1980).

From 1836- 1964 The Glasgow Herald was owned by George Outram & Co. taking the name from the paper’s editor of 19 years George Outram and it was one of the first daily newspapers in Scotland.

Historically, George Outram & Co. the publishers of the then Glasgow Herald -went on to heavily shape its structural development and expansion.


At VM Elevators we offer a premium lift design and new installation service, setting the benchmark in safety, energy-efficiency, and reliability. Our Operations team of skilled professionals meticulously assesses every project, ensuring the seamless integration of state-of-the-art vertical transportation tailored to each client’s needs. From residential buildings to commercial and public complexes, our new installations guarantee smooth vertical mobility, adhering to the highest industry standards. With a commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction, we deliver unparalleled lift installation solutions, elevating experiences and enhancing accessibility for all.

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