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Kelso High School

The new 780 pupil high school in Kelso in the Scottish Borders, includes a 3G sports pitch and 2G hockey pitch, grass playing fields, 100 metre sprint track, long jump pit, netball court and eco-garden pond.

The project also includes space for an orchard and allotment, outdoor classroom, arts and craft garden. A new library and gym is also part of the facilities on offer.

Case Study
Project:

New build high school

Value:

£20.2m

Client:

Scottish Borders Council

Completion Date:

Autumn 2017

Contractor:

Morrison Construction

Architect:

Cooper Cromar

25

New Jobs

1107

Pupil / Student Visits

272

Work Placement Days

11

Apprentice / Trainees

Awards

  • Scottish Property Awards 2018 - Finalist – Public Development of the Year

The new high school will transform education in Kelso and will provide much improved facilities not only for pupils but importantly for the whole community.

The previous high school had served the town well since 1939 but there is no doubt the new facility will provide additional benefits.

Councillor Carol Hamilton, Executive Member for Children & Young People, Scottish Borders Council