School marks sports complex milestone

Pupils Samuel Craig and Charlotte Ross with headmaster John Browne and CBC MD James McAlpine

PUPILS and teachers from St Aloysius’ College in Glasgow have marked completion of the structure at their new sports complex.

A topping out ceremony, organised by main contractor CBC, featured headmaster John Browne and two pupils installing the final screw in the £7.5 million building, which will be used for a variety of sports. Other features will include a dance studio, fitness suite and cafe space.

The centre is being built on the existing playground and backcourt area next to the main college building. CBC said it has been designed to complement its surroundings, which include the Mackintosh Building and the new Reid Building which form part of the Glasgow School of Art. it is being constructed within a rectangular build of bronze aluminium, brickwork and glass.

James McAlpine, CBC’s managing director said, “CBC are very proud to be working with St Aloysius’ College for the first time to deliver this hugely impressive facility. I’ve no doubt that the new complex will be very well used by pupils and, for a school with a rich history in sporting excellence, will help shape some of the sporting stars of the future.”