Archive for July, 2015

Arbroath Schools project

Arbroath’s skyline is being transformed by the multi-million pound replacement of two of the town’s schools – Warddykes and Timmergreens.  Children and Learning Convener, Councillor Sheena Welsh was joined by local councillors and council officers at the Warddykes development to catch up on the project’s progress. They were met at the site by representatives from contractors Robertson Construction, along with development and procurement partners Hub East Central Scotland and were shown the steel structure which traces the physical shape of the new school.   The new Warddykes building is set to open for lessons next year. Development is also fast taking…

£2.9M INPATIENT WARD & MENTAL HEALTH CENTRE COMPLETED IN FALKIRK

  Hub East Central Scotland delivered two refurbishment projects at Falkirk Community Hospital at a cost of £2.9 million that will provide mental health day care facilities, together with an additional community hospital inpatient ward. The new facilities are the result of a refurbishment programme for Wards 18 and 19 at Falkirk Community Hospital. The area has been converted into the Woodlands Resource Centre, which provides a wide range of mental health day care, therapy and support services as well as a base for local mental health and social care staff. The refurbishment of the former Ward 1 (now known…

WORK STARTS ON COWIE SCHOOL AND NURSERY

Strong foundations have been laid for the future of children in Cowie, with building work beginning on a new primary school and nursery yesterday (Thursday 25th June). It will be ready by the start of the new academic year in August 2016. The project, which is led by Hub East Central Scotland, was designed by AHR architects and is being built by Robertson Construction. It will see a significant investment of £6.4m from Stirling Council. The school will be specially designed to both maximise the children’s learning experience and be as environmentally friendly as possible. The new school and nursery, located…