£12m Newbridge fire & rescue training centre breaks ground
April 9 2018£12m training centre at Newbridge on the outskirts of Edinburgh.
Robertson Construction are now on-site with an expectation that the Smith Scott Mullan Architects design will be operational by March 2019.
Alasdair Hay, chief officer of the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service, said: “There can be no clearer indication of our commitment to both our communities and our firefighters than the significant investment in this new training facility.
“This is a momentous occasion as we continue to move forward in harnessing the very latest firefighting technologies.”
Designed to simulate vehicle pile-ups the facility will provide specialist training for up to 1,600 firefighters in urban search and rescue, including the early identification of risks.
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