Anderson High project shortlisted for prestigious award

The new Anderson High School project in Shetland has been shortlisted for a prestigious award that recognises the best in public private partnerships (PPP).

Published: 08 March 2016
Capability: Building
Market: Education

The £55.75million development, which is being undertaken by Morrison Construction on behalf of hub North Scotland and Shetland Islands Council, has been shortlisted in the Best Education Project category at the upcoming 2016 Partnership Awards.

Recognising the best in public private partnerships (PPP), the Partnership Awards are now in their 18th year and reward companies for working on new projects as well as operational schemes.

The new Anderson High School is a replacement for the current school and will cater for a maximum of 1,180 pupils. The project scope also includes the construction of a halls of residence as well as the refurbishment of the Clickimin Leisure Centre.

Progress on the site is continuing to gather momentum with construction of the facility's concrete frame now approaching second floor level.