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Scotland’s Cube Glass adds sparkle to Edinburgh’s new Moxy Hotel with glass curtain walling project

Innovative and rapidly expanding Scottish glass and aluminium specialist Cube Glass has made its first inroads into the lucrative leisure and hospitality sector with a project for one of the market’s brightest new chains.

The Cumbernauld-based manufacturer and installer was selected to provide more than 150 sq metres of glass curtain walling at the new Moxy Hotel at Edinburgh Airport delivered by Clark Contracts, which opened its doors earlier this year.

Cube Glass created a vista of glass in the reception area and downstairs bar of the millennial-focused brand, which is part of the global Marriott hotel giant.

The 230-bed hotel is a boutique concept for the next-Gen traveller, providing fresh and stylish design, tech-enabled accommodation and approachable service at an attractive price point. The new Edinburgh Moxy has a book-themed interior in a nod to Edinburgh’s status as a Unesco City of Literature.

Cube Glass project manager Trevor Clark, who oversaw the Moxy work, said: “This was a very high-profile exercise in a hotel which has attracted a lot of attention in the Edinburgh area.

“The floor-to-ceiling SF52 curtain wall units, which we sourced from Senior Architectural Systems, create a light and airy space which complements Moxy’s spirited and fun guest experience.”

The deal is the latest in a number of contracts won by Cube Glass all over the UKtotalling more than half a million pounds, which have helped put the business on track for another record year of sales and profits.

Gary Thorn, Cube Glass founder and Managing Director, said: “Moxy is a very high-profile brand and an excellent entry for us into the hotel and leisure arena. With our package complete on time and on budget, I expect it will lead to more, similarly prestigious, contracts.” 

Cube Glassbased within Cumbernauld’s Lenziemill Industrial Estate, focuses on curtain walling, doors, windows, glass roofing systems and shop fronts as well as bullet, bomb and blast resistant glass.

With record sales this year of around £2.75 million, it has 14 highly-qualified employees.Around 80% of the company’s sales are made to major companies such as Hilton Hotels, the Ministry of Defence, Arnold Clarkand Clark Contracts.

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