Lasswade school sets benchmark

Tour the new Lasswade High Centre.''Blair Jones & Rebekah Lansley in the Jacuzzi

Tour the new Lasswade High Centre.''Blair Jones & Rebekah Lansley in the Jacuzzi

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Community facilities at the new Lasswade High School in Bonnyrigg are due to be opened up for public use on July 1.

A product of the Scottish Government’s £1.25 billion Scotland’s Schools for the Future programme, sports facilities at the £37.1 million facility include a competition-standard swimming pool and a £3 million gymnastics centre.

By co-locating community space and classrooms under one roof, project manager Maurice McCann expects that the design principals of the building will set a benchmark for Scottish schools.

It’s boxed exterior has been designed so that internal classrooms can feed from natural light.

Read full story in the May 16 edition of the Midlothian Advertiser.