Morrison gets green light for £28m Edinburgh school

Grant Prior 2 weeks ago
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Morrison Construction has been confirmed as main contractor for the new £28m Castlebrae High School in Edinburgh.

The announcement came as planners granted permission for the new 700 capacity secondary school.

The City of Edinburgh Council said the team delivering it will be its development partner Hub South East alongside Morrison Construction as the main contractor.

Early works are expected to start on site by the end of the year, with completion due by the start of the school year in August 2021.

Morrison Construction Managing Director Building Central Eddie Robertson, said: ‘‘We have a proud history of delivering state-of-the-art education facilities.

“We have a successful working relationship with our partners Hub South East and the City of Edinburgh Council and we look forward to delivering another fantastic project together.

‘‘We are delighted to soon begin work on site. During construction, we will continue our engagement with all stakeholders.

“As part of our progressive social value programme we will provide education and employment opportunities to ensure this development has a lasting positive impact for the community.’’

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