Balmore Group announce relocation to Inverclyde


Riverside Inverclyde (ri) is delighted to announce Balmore Group Scotland, a leading specialist in industrial services, building maintenance and UAV inspection and surveying is relocating to Inverclyde. The Balmore Group Scotland offer expertise of over 40 years’ experience in the construction industry and in particular high aspect/ difficult access works, roofing, industrial/ biohazard cleaning and now, drone inspection services.

Balmore will temporarily move into two suites at ri’s Business Centre within Gourock Municipal Buildings, before relocating into 2,239 sq ft at Kelburn Business Park in Port Glasgow later this year, upon completion of its fit out.                                                                                                     

As a multi-service construction company, Balmore offer experience in commercial, industrial and private contracts and are approved contractors for the installation of Decothane and Hyperdesmo seamless roofing systems.



Victor Mackay, Managing Director of the Balmore Group said: 

“Our relocation from Glasgow to bright, new premises in Inverclyde heralds an exciting time and optimism for the future. Being based initially at Gourock Municipal Buildings enables us to transition into the area, whilst we await completion of our new premises at Kelburn Business Park. We are looking forward to the opportunity of working with local people from the Inverclyde area, and to growing all aspects of our business - specifically the innovative market of aerial inspections using state-of-the-art drone technology.”

Above - Gourock Municipal Buildings has been transformed into a modern business centre

Prioritising Health and Safety, the Balmore directors have invested in the latest technology to offer safe, efficient and cost effective inspections and high level works. Balmore rope access technicians are highly qualified and IRATA trained to work in even the most difficult of environments and their UAV pilots are CAA trained and approved.

In June 2017, the Balmore Group was a commercial partner to the hugely successful P1 Grand Prix of the Sea Powerboat event in Greenock.

Riverside Inverclyde completed the construction of the shell units at Kelburn Business Park in 2015 and over the last couple of years has undertaken a series of fit out works to meet the demand. They offer potential for units from 2,100 to 15,564 square feet for light industrial and business use. 

Fiona Maguire, Chief Executive of ri said:

"We are delighted to welcome the Balmore Group to Inverclyde. Riverside Inverclyde has a focus on bringing businesses and the associated jobs into the area and this is another great example. Securing another key tenant for Kelburn Business Park and initially the Gourock Municipal Buildings further demonstrates the variety of office space we have available in Inverclyde. We wish Victor and his team every success with their growth plans.”

The Balmore Group join anchor tenant Weir & McClafferty Dental Care in the Grade C listed building at Gourock Municipal Buildings, which also houses the civil engineering start-up Leapmoor LLP and the Gourock Heritage Centre, which is in development.

Internal fit out works in Blocks C and D at Kelburn Business Park is due to begin shortly and Balmore Group join Union Projects, The Devlin Group, The New Chocolate Company and Coatweld at the Business Park, with further positive interest in the site being progressed.

Riverside Inverclyde will be turning its attention to filling the last remaining 195 sq ft suite at Gourock Municipal Buildings and the remaining vacant space at Kelburn Business Park.

For further information on Kelburn Business Park please click here.

For further information on Gourock Municipal Buildings please click here.

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