Scottish National Showground – RHASS Norton Park

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Scottish National Showground : New RHASS Building

Royal Highland Agricultural Society for Scotland, Norton Park, Scotland

28 Mar 2008

Scottish National Showground Norton Park

Make / EDAW release images of their National Showground proposal

Design: Make + EDAW

Scottish National Showground
image © Make Architects / EDAW

A collaborative bid by Make and EDAW has successfully secured their appointment as masterplanners for Scotland’s new National Showground at Norton Park in Edinburgh. The selection was made by the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) following a design competition, managed by Mace, which included a shortlist of Foster + Partners, HOK and BDP.

The project involves the development of a masterplan for a major, four seasons, events venue, including a 10,000 seat arena, and a new home for the RHASS and the Highland Show adjacent to their current location at Ingliston.

The expansion plans for Edinburgh Airport will involve the land currently owned by the RHASS requiring them to relocate by 2013. The new showground is one of the key developments within the emerging West Edinburgh Planning Framework which aims to facilitate an international gateway to the city.

Scottish National Showground
image © Make Architects / EDAW

Ewan Anderson, of Make, said “our team are absolutely thrilled to be selected as the RHASS’ masterplanners for Scotland’s National Showground. It’s a project of national significance as it will create a world class events venue for Scotland at a principal arrival point to the country and its capital city. The Showground will also provide a national focus for the country’s rural industries, building on the traditions of the Society and showcasing its future.”

National Showground Scotland – building information from Make 280408

Scottish National Showground : winning architect – make

RHASS National Showground Winner – News Update 4 Feb + 12 Jun 2008

Architects shortlisted for Scottish National Showground

BDP
Foster & Partners
HOK
make

Scottish National Showground context : Edinburgh Airport


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