Silver Award for Anderson High School Project in Shetland

The new Anderson High School project in Shetland has been recognised at an award ceremony that acknowledges the best in public private partnerships (PPP).

Published: 23 May 2016

The £55.75million development, which is being delivered by Morrison Construction on behalf of hub North Scotland and Shetland Islands Council, scooped a Silver Award in the Best Education Project category at the 2016 Partnership Awards.

At the event last week, hub North Scotland project director Douglas MacIntyre and Helen Budge, director for education services at Shetland Island Council received the award on behalf of the project from host Colin Murray and Mary Porter Peschka, director at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group.

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 on operational schemes.

The new Anderson High School is a like for like 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.