Friday, 30 January 2015
Tarbolton Campus designs unveiled
Designs for the development of the exciting new £7.2 million Tarbolton Community Campus go on display on Wednesday 4 February 2015 and South Ayrshire Council wants interested parties to have their say on these.
[Pictured: Architect’s impressions of how the new
£7.2 million Tarbolton Community Campus might look.]
To be built on the site of the primary school, the Tarbolton Community Campus will transform learning and community activities in the village – and local area – giving people access to modern first-class facilities.
The superb new Campus will also include a new nursery class and a community library, as well as benefiting from extensive landscaping, enhancing the look and feel of the village centre.
Designs will be exhibited in the Assembly Hall at Tarbolton primary school on Wednesday 4 February between 3.30pm and 7.30pm.
Councillor Margaret Toner, Portfolio Holder for Lifelong Learning said: “Building the Campus for Tarbolton was a priority identified in the Council’s School Estate Management Plan, and we’ve hosted many workshops and public consultation events to make sure the new facilities meet current and future community needs.
Councillor Toner continued: “This exhibition offers a chance for people to see the designs and make any additional comments, concerns, or views known on these, before we submit the project for planning approval.”
Tarbolton primary school was assessed under Scottish Government guidelines, and although the suitability of the building was satisfactory for education, the main fabric of the buildings needed significant investment.
Councillor Toner added: “Improving the school estate is central to our commitment of offering a modern, dynamic and exciting school environment to every young person in South Ayrshire, giving them every chance of success to succeed academically and in life.”
The campus project also offers the opportunity to address a range of other issues within the village such as road and car parking improvements. It will also replace other public buildings which require investment, including the community centre, activity centre and library – and will contribute to improving the physical appearance of the village centre.
Further information on the proposed development can be viewed at: www.south-ayrshire.gov.uk/schools/future-needs/tarbolton.aspx
You can also have your say on the designs by writing to: AHR, Floor 9, 1 Cadogan Square, Glasgow G2 7HF, or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday 13 February 2015.
Regular updates on the project can also be found at the Tarbolton primary school website: www.tarbolton.sayr.sch.uk/
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