Queensferry High School

Client: The City of Edinburgh Council

Value: £40m

Tier 1 Contractor: Morrison Construction

Architect: Ryder

Project: Approved plans includes a new school, incorporating a sports hall and new 6 lane swimming pool (increased in size from 4 lanes after taking into account community feedback). Externally there will be a new full sized 3G pitch for football within the site and access to a full sized 3G pitch for rugby and football off site (not linked with the application), as well as running track, long jump, shot put provision, rounders pitch and three hard play spaces marked out for basketball/netball.

The new school is being built on the current school’s playing fields and, following completion, the old school will be demolished, with the area landscaped and a new pitch created on the site.

Status: The project is progressing well on site and will be complete by Spring 2020.

Press Releases:

Topping out with Deputy First Minister - January 2019

Pupil Tour - August 2018

Financial Close achieved - June 2018

Planning approved and project team announced - January 2018


Check out the Queensferry High School Case Study