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Double joy for Hub South East projects at education awards

TWO Hub South East projects won accolades at the Learning Places Scotland Awards this week. Blackridge and St Mary’s Early Years Centres in West Lothian...

Practice celebrates double triumph at education awards ceremony

BDP is celebrating after landing two awards and a double commendation at the Learning Places Scotland Awards in Glasgow. The awards celebrate outstanding projects that...

Partnership programme to inspire next generation of Winchburgh youngsters

WINCHBURGH Developments Limited (WDL), West Lothian College, and Winchburgh Academy are launching a 16-week 'developing Winchburgh' schools partnership programme. The mentoring programme, launched to celebrate...

Hub organisations deliver over £2 billion worth of education infrastructure

SCOTLAND'S five regional hub organisations are to come together for the Learning Places Scotland conference to showcase their success in creating modern learning facilities. The...

New £28m community campus officially opens in Edinburgh

THE new £28 million Castlebrae Community Campus has officially opened in the Craigmillar area of Edinburgh. The community building on Niddrie Mains Road was delivered...

Fit-out specialist completes £1.6m contract at Bearsden school

DEANESTOR has delivered a £1.6 million furniture and fit-out contract at the £40.9 million Boclair Academy in Bearsden. Opened in August, the school was built...

Firm shortlisted for four gongs at Learning Places Scotland Awards

FOUR Holmes Miller projects have been nominated for honours at the Learning Places Scotland Awards later this month. Held in partnership with the Scottish Government,...

Aberdeen City Council launches timescale for school building improvements

ABERDEEN City Council will look to develop its school estate over the next ten years and beyond, it has said. It comes after the local...

Work begins on £3.1m learning centre on the outskirts of Edinburgh

THOMAS Johnstone Ltd has broken ground on the new learning centre at Harmeny Education Trust's 35-acre estate. Designed by Loader Monteith with Studio SJM Architects,...

Green light for Passivhaus Dundee community campus plans

PLANS by Holmes Miller for an integrated educational and community campus for the east end of Dundee have been approved. The East End Community Campus,...

New £40.9m Boclair Academy officially opened in Bearsden

AN official opening ceremony has been held after work was completed on the build of the new £40.9 million Boclair Academy in Bearsden. Wates Construction...

Game on at improved East Renfrewshire sports pitch

RENEWAL works have been completed on the upgrade of the synthetic sports pitch at Mearns Castle High School in East Renfrewshire. The council project included...

Cruden installs outdoor play trail at Port Glasgow school

CRUDEN Building has donated and installed an outdoor play trail to benefit pupils at Craigmarloch School in Port Glasgow. The school is located close to...

Firm completes first phase of £11.5m contract at new Winchburgh campus

CASTLE Building Services has completed the first stage of mechanical and electrical works on the £60 million Winchburgh school campus. The development is part of...

Holmes Miller projects in the frame for prestigious architectural awards

AN Edinburgh sports centre and a primary school in Morningside, both designed by Holmes Miller, are in the running for a top architectural award. Meadowbank...

Planning approval for Passivhaus primary school in Irvine

PLANS have been approved for a new primary school at Montgomerie Park, Irvine, which will be built to Passivhaus standards. The facility will comprise 12...

Dunfermline furniture and fit-out specialist lands £1.5m Chryston community hub contract

DUNFERMLINE-based Deanestor has revealed it has been awarded its second contract this year for North Lanarkshire Council. The latest project is to provide furniture and...

Major milestone in delivery of new £59 million Maybole campus

AN official topping out ceremony has marked a major milestone in the delivery of a new educational campus in Maybole. The £59 million project...

Sustainable and placemaking principles to the fore at new £16m Aberdeen primary school

  CONSTRUCTION of the £16 million Scott Brownrigg-designed Milltimber Primary School in Aberdeen has been completed. Designed for Aberdeen City Council, the new facility, built by...

Early engagement key to future-proofing buildings

By Andrew Thornton, associate director, Thomas & Adamson THE roll out of free early years childcare across Scotland, alongside a rising population and ageing portfolio,...