Richard Lochhead MSP, minister for small business, tourism, innovation and trade, visited the site of the new £250 million Dunfermline Learning Campus last week to hear about the progress of a national campaign to improve construction quality.
Excellence in Scotland’s learning estate was recognised this week at the Learning Places Scotland Awards ceremony at the Hilton in Glasgow. Design, engineering and project management company AtkinsRéalis picked up the ‘Consultancy of the Year’ award and the ‘Proje
Scotland's five regional hub companies have delivered 144 learning estate projects worth £2.24 billion, including early years, primary and secondary education facilities, with a further £402 million under construction and £721m in development.
Dunfermline-based Deanestor has been awarded another major contract in the education sector – a project worth over £3 million to fit out the new 1,600-place Perth High School for Robertson Construction.
A full project team has been selected to design and build a new state-of-the-art Wellbeing Hub and Lochies School in Alloa. The Wellbeing Hub and swimming pools will be built alongside a new Lochies School, specifically designed to meet the needs of children and young people with severe and com
hub East Central Scotland, the public sector development partner for delivery of community facilities, has appointed Professor John Brown as its new chair. Professor Brown has been chair of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde since 2015 and is due to step down from this role at the end of November. He is
Work on the new £36 million Blairgowrie Recreation Centre, which is Scotland’s first Passivhaus leisure development, is now underway. The new centre will replace the current building, which is 41 years old and will give residents in East Perthshire access to state-of-the-art facilit
A ‘topping out’ ceremony took place last week at Dunfermline Learning Campus, marking a major milestone for the project. Pupils helped cabinet secretary for education and skills, Jenny Gilruth and councillors lay a cement plinth commemorating the school building reaching its highest poin
Dunfermline-based Deanestor has been awarded its largest contract to date in the education sector – a £5 million project for BAM to manufacture furniture and fit out the two high schools on the new Dunfermline Learning Campus. The Deanestor team will supply and install more than 42,000 i
Scotland’s five regional hub companies have delivered 177 new schools and nurseries to the value of £2.05 billion across Scotland. The public-private partnership bodies will come together for the Learning Places Scotland conference on 15th November at the SEC Glasgow to showcase their su
Architects at Holmes Miller said they are "delighted" to have gained planning permission for Blairgowrie Recreation Centre, Scotland’s first Passivhaus swimming pool and leisure centre. The development was granted planning approval by Perth & Kinross Council yesterday.
The creation of Dunfermline Learning Campus has taken another step forward as BAM Construction begins work on the new schools. The main contractor started work creating the new campus in September 2021. This initial phase of work is nearing completion and the site is now ready for the next phase. Th
The new Madras College and Community Use building was officially opened on Friday with the unveiling of a new plaque. Pupils and staff have been using the new Madras College building, which was delivered by BAM Construction, since the start of the school year.
Plans to deliver an innovative new Wellbeing Hub and swimming pool in Clackmannanshire have taken a major step forward with the appointment of key professional advisors by the council’s development partner for the project, hub East Central Scotland.