Boroughmuir High School welcomes pupils and staff
February 21 2018Boroughmuir High School has welcomed staff and students to its new build home with the formal transfer of all resources and equipment from its historic B listed home, which will now be transformed into 115 homes by CALA.
Built by contractors O’Hare and McGovern to designs by Allan Murray Architects the school had been scheduled to open in August 2016 before being hit by repeated delays.
With a capacity of 1,165 pupils the Fountainbridge school overlooks the Union Canal by way of a new public park and includes a rooftop games area as well as a full height atrium offering easy access to all classrooms, breakout spaces and facilities.
Located just 500m from the original school the design also incorporates a soundproof dance hall, recording studio and outdoor dining area.
Exterior shot by Dimitris Panagiotidis, interior photograph by Keith Hunter
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