Archive for November, 2015

Awards for Burntisland School

  Burntisland Primary School, delivered by hub East Central Scotland for Fife Council, has been recognised with two prestigious awards. The school was built by BAM Construction and designed by Fife Council’s architect. Its is one of only five in the UK to be highly commended in the Society of Public Architecture, Construction, Engineering and Surveying Civic Buildings of the Year Awards this year. The building has also been recognised by the Dundee Institute of Architects (DIA), winning this year’s DIA Ambassador award. Burntisland Primary School opened its doors to new pupils and staff in 2014 and is part of…

Clackmannanshire Council Delivers New Housing for Tillicoultry with New Partnerships

In partnership with Kingdom Housing Association and hub East Central Scotland, Clackmannanshire Council is making excellent progress in building 21 new affordable homes for Social Rent at the site of the former Community Centre in Ann Street, Tillicoultry. The project will be complete by April next year, providing 17 bungalows and 4 cottage flats for social rent in a courtyard layout. All of the new houses and two of the cottage flats provide amenity housing for older people or those with particular needs. Clackmannanshire Council made use of the hub’s procurement model under which the new homes are being built…

WORK STARTS ON NEW ST NINIANS PRMARY SCHOOL

The future of education in St Ninians, Stirling, looks bright as work gets underway on a new primary school. The first sod was cut a special ceremony on site attended by councillors, school children and Scottish Government Minister for Learning Dr Alasdair Allan. Also in attendance were representatives of Hub East Central Scotland who are leading the project and builders Robertson Construction Central. While the school’s existing Victorian section will be retained and refurbished to provide a dedicated home for the nursery class, primary school pupils and staff will be accommodated in a new two-storey building. Here a wide, flexible…