Cumbernauld Community Campus Building

Cumbernauld Community Campus Building News, New Scottish High School + Arts Venue

Cumbernauld Community Campus Building

High School and Arts Centre combined – developed by hub South West for North Lanarkshire Council

12 Jul 2017

Cumbernauld Community Campus Building

Cumbernauld Community Campus

Design: Norr

Cumbernauld’s new Community Campus with high school and arts centre combined is set to get under way

An agreement to build a new £34.5m Cumbernauld Community Campus which will bring together a purpose-built high school and a new theatre and arts venue was reached on Thursday 29th June.

The Community Campus, to be built on the site of the existing Cumbernauld High School, will be home to a purpose-built secondary education facility accommodating 950 students following the amalgamation during the 2014/15 school session of Cumbernauld and Abronhill High Schools.

Cumbernauld Community Campus Building Theatre Wing

It will also house a new theatre and arts venue for the Cumbernauld Theatre Trust Ltd which will contain a 400 seat main auditorium, box office and digital arts room, as well as performance and event spaces, administrative and support spaces.

The project is the latest to be developed by construction and infrastructure-focused partnership, hub South West, on behalf of North Lanarkshire Council.

Cllr Frank McNally, North Lanarkshire Council’s Convener of Education, said: “the new Cumbernauld Academy and Theatre campus will become a much valued asset for the area. It demonstrates our commitment to giving our young people the best possible start as well as providing excellent facilities for the wider community.”

Cumbernauld Community Campus Theatre

Michael McBrearty, Chief Executive of hub South West, said: “The Cumbernauld Community Campus will symbolise a new era in the history and future development of the town.”

Building of the new facility will be led by Morrison Construction. Allan Cunningham, Operations Director said: “We look forward to working closely with our partners, Hub South West and North Lanarkshire Council, to deliver this exciting new development, our third in as many years.

“These excellent new facilities will provide a strong focal point for the local community and will provide students and staff with an exciting modern environment within which they can thrive.”

Cumbernauld Community Campus Building

The Design, Build, Finance and Maintain (DBFM) contract for Cumbernauld Campus is the third in a series of large school projects designed and built by North Lanarkshire Council and hub South West following the successful delivery of Clyde Valley Campus and Greenfaulds High School.

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