£3 million spent on improving schools

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Published Date: 

3 Sep 2012 - 16:52

Twenty-five primary and secondary schools throughout Argyll and Bute were refurbished during the school summer holidays with work costing over £3million.

Lead Councillor for Education and Lifelong Learning, Michael Breslin, said, “This work is designed to ensure that school buildings are maintained in a satisfactory condition and provide a safe and suitable environment for both pupils and staff.

“The work was approved by the council as part of the 2011/12 budget process.”

Schools which benefited and the work done include:

•             Ardrishaig Primary School – re roofing

•             Colgrain Primary School – re wiring/heating upgrading/road safety improvements

•             Islay high School – rewiring/re roofing/refurbishment of Domestic Science Classroom/resurfacing  of car park

•             Kilchattan Primary school – internal and external refurbishment

•             Luing Primary School - rewiring

•             Roseneath Primary School – flood prevention measures and window replacement

•             Strath of Appin Primary School – re roofing and window replacement

•             Sandbank Primary School – re wiring and heating upgrading

•             Strachur Primary School Toilet refurbishment

•             St Andrews Primary School – Kitchen Refurbishment