BAM Construction on track to deliver new £50m Fife school

Fife Council

FIFE Council has confirmed that the new Madras College in St Andrews is on schedule to welcome staff and pupils in August.

BAM Construction started work on the new £50 million school in 2019, with it forming part of the £250 million Building Fife’s Future programme, which has brought five secondary schools and two primary schools to the constituency.

Work currently ongoing at the site includes:

  • Building work such as brickwork walls, external doors, windows and roofing is expected to be complete by the middle of February.
  • A new footpath at Buchanan Gardens as well as the widening of core path. Now complete.
  • The installation of toucan crossings at Hepburn and Buchanan Gardens. Now complete.
  • The school’s tree tail is now planted.
  • The sample classroom is now complete.
  • Fit out of classrooms and installation of fixed furniture has begun.
  • Decoration, flooring, internal doors, windowsills, tiling, installation of shower areas, toilets and hand basins etc.
  • Soft landscaping is underway including grass seeding and shrub and hedge planting.