Updating a church to a house
According to managing director Barry Kilshaw, it will expand the range of foiling services the firm can offer.“We think this will give us the capability to move into higher-end markets, such as gift boxes or luxury invitations,” he said.“At the moment, we largely put together items like menus, business cards or table numbers – mostly for corporate events.“Our new GMP machine will complement existing in-house print and finishing capability, while also offering a new foiling service to customers.
We aim now to increase our capacity to meet growing customer demand.“The Lampro had a great capacity, able to take A1, but it was not very fast and required two members of staff to operate – plus it did not have a cutter.
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The GMP is smaller, taking SRA3, but is far quicker and only takes one person to operate.”In June this year, the firm installed a , along with Heidelberg GTOs in its litho department.
The firm plans to continue updating its kit line-up in 2018.
Walbutt House, built in 1881, with a later addition around 1953, is a substantial and gracious Victorian country house of whinstone, with granite lintels, quoins and margins.Dumfries, the regional capital, is home to a wide range of high street shops as well as further services, garden centres, large supermarkets, a large hospital with numerous out patients services and A&E, and the Crichton Campus, home to the southern campuses of Glasgow University and the University of the West of Scotland.The South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and the diversity of sporting and recreational pursuits.The property has the added benefit of staff accommodation in the form of a separate apartment located at the front of the property.
The house is secluded from Old Church Street by the deep front drive/patio.
The fireplace in the Reception Hallway is particularly striking, with its four tiered mantelpiece.