Baldragon Academy

Sector: Education
Participant: Perth and Kinross Council
Location:  Perth
Capital Value:  £27m
Completion Date:  December 2017
Contract Dates: 19 months
Total Users / Residents:

1,100 students

Local Employees:

Seventeen local subcontractors equating to approximately 70% of the total subcontracted costs

Carbon Footprint:

EPC rating B+, BREEAM ‘very good’ rating

Project Information

Baldragon Academy replaces a former school building, and delivers on Dundee City Council’s commitment to invest in the future of young people. Along with state-of-the-art education facilities, new sport facilities include a swimming pool and all-weather sports pitch.

The central open-plan dining and assembly space establishes views between departments, creating a modern and inclusive learning environment for pupils.

Community Involvement

The project exceeded the minimum community involvement requirements set out by Hub, including

  • 31 awareness-raising events and curriculum support activities
  • 454 people given curriculum support throughout the project
  • £14k of value for supported enterprises.

Key Appointments

Architect: Holmes Miller Partnership
Civil & Structural Engineer:  Goodson Associates
M&E: TÜV SÜD Wallace Whittle
Project Manager: Amber Blue
CDM Coordinator: Hardies LLP


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