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The Scottish Crime Campus

Agencies Collaborating for Serious Crime and Counter – Terrorism

In an innovative collaboration, BMJ Architects and GMA/Ryder were appointed by the Scottish Government for the new Scottish Crime Campus at Gartcosh, Glasgow. BMJ Architects in the role of Lead Consultant and Interior Architects. The Crime Campus brings together the Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency, Serious Organised Crime Agency, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, Scottish Police Services Authority Forensic Services and Crown Office Procurator Fiscal Service into a single campus.

In order to promote collaboration and innovation across services we worked with all agencies to ensure that the building meets the current and future operational requirements and encourages shared working.


22,500 sqm


Gartcosh, UK


The Scottish Government

The main building is a four storey structure arranged around a central atrium with transepts. Whilst primarily an office development the building also provides forensic laboratories and support facilities. The Crime Campus provides accommodation for over 1100 people.

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