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£12m Newbridge fire & rescue training centre breaks ground

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April 9 2018

£12m Newbridge fire & rescue training centre breaks ground
The Scottish Fire & Rescue Service have broken ground on a £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.

4 Comments

boaby wan
#1 Posted by boaby wan on 9 Apr 2018 at 16:44 PM
vertical slats are so 2017!
Stylecouncil
#2 Posted by Stylecouncil on 9 Apr 2018 at 21:15 PM
Man, this is miserable. It could be anything, a miserable office, a miserable clinic, a miserable house....
You cant fit quicker than a kwik fit fitter
#3 Posted by You cant fit quicker than a kwik fit fitter on 10 Apr 2018 at 11:08 AM
@#2 - that's what happens when you play with Scape. That gang have been consistently churning out utter dross for longer than I care to remember.

Unbelievably they have managed to make the PFI era look like a golden architectural period!
alibi
#4 Posted by alibi on 10 Apr 2018 at 22:29 PM
1987 revival going strong i see.

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