Rosewell Primary School upgrade on way

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Council plans to extend Rosewell Primary School have been rubber-stamped by Midlothian Council’s planning committee.

Work will see three new class bases created at the rear of the existing building, together with a central atrium and resource centre. Additional features will include a new staff room; a visitor entrance and office; additional dining accommodation; a new head-teachers room and a new janitor’s office.

Councillor Owen Thompson (SNP) told the planning committee: “I’m sure local members will be delighted to see this application coming forward. It’s going to be a big benefit to the local community in Rosewell.”

Councillor Russell Imrie (Lab) felt that gaining Scottish Government approval was slowing the process of school upgrades and replacements.

Read full story in the March 7 edition of the Midlothian Advertiser.