If organizing authorization is granted, operate is because of to begin on website in Galashiels in the summer season of 2023, with completion because of in 2025 and demolition functions of the present university to abide by.
The task is remaining delivered by Scottish Borders Council’s improvement spouse, Hub South East Scotland, in partnership with contractor Morrison Development and architect JM Architects.
The strategies detail the development of a transformational campus giving open up-prepare and fashionable mastering environments which will also give a variety of versatile areas for use by the wider group.
The new Campus will be developed largely inside the present university boundary and a portion of the town’s Scott Park.
A swimming pool and in depth sports hall facilities will be found to the shared major entrance with in depth external athletics facilities which includes a 2G hockey pitch, 3G rugby and soccer pitch, grass soccer pitch, coated tennis courts and a 100m Operating keep track of.
Externally, a sizeable re-imagining and enlargement of Scott Park is proposed, with the provision of new playpark amenities, further greenspace and improved connections with Gala Guidelines and Gala Hill woodland.
Scott Brown, Hub South East’s Project Director, said: “We are fired up to attain this essential milestone in the undertaking, making it possible for us to further progress the progress, design and style and building of this new campus for Galashiels.
“Community session has been crucial in shaping the vision for this new campus and we seem forward to performing with Scottish Borders Council and our contractor Morrison Development, to provide these plans to life, providing a modern facility which supports a 21st century curriculum for pupils and is an asset to the nearby community.”