Newsletter - Links - Advertise - Contact Us - Privacy
 

B-listed South Lanarkshire school starts a clean slate

Bookmark and Share | Send to friend

July 18 2017

B-listed South Lanarkshire school starts a clean slate
South Lanarkshire Council have completed their fourth primary school modernization as part of an ongoing refurbishment programme with a £6m makeover of West Coats primary.

Work involved re-roofing the B-listed school in Welsh slate and construction of a new turret while discovery of a col,ony of bats necessitated the creation of new bat boxes within the roof space.

Council architectural officer Thomas Tallan said: "Welsh Slate was specified to meet Historic Scotland's approval for a close match to the existing slate being replaced and many of the traditional buildings surrounding the school.

"This was a distinct project, as it is a historical building with special periodic features including a zinc witch's hat detail on the tower block as well as lead chimney ducts, and required complete stripping and re-slating of the main roof to help the building comply with the new building regulations.”

Previous schools to be delivered include Lamington, Abington and Leadhills primaries.

Post your comments

 

All comments are pre-moderated and
must obey our house rules.

 

Back to July 2017

Search News
Subscribe to Urban Realm Magazine
Features & Reports
For more information from the industry visit our Features & Reports section.