The proposals have been given the go-ahead by the council government, who’s presently coming into the formal course of to launch a brand new mission and to seek the advice of.
Winchburgh is certainly one of three main growth facilities in West Lothian, which can see the development of a big variety of new properties over the subsequent ten years.
The funding council consists of the development of a alternative for Holy Household main faculty by August 2022, a brand new highschool with an preliminary capability of 660 individuals with the identical opening date and one other highschool of the identical measurement that may be accomplished a 12 months later. Separate premises for bodily schooling and services administration will even be obtainable by August 2022.
Council Chair Lawrence Fitzpatrick stated, "The Council is dedicated to making sure ample academic capability in our area and to creating fashionable and modern faculties to supply our youngsters and their communities with an setting and alternatives. studying high quality and probabilities in life.
"The issuance of the brand new mission software is a key step within the supply of the tasks and establishes the timeframes, value parameters and native wants at an early stage.This offers the mission the most effective likelihood of being prime quality, delivered on time and on price range to attain our targets. "
Govt Councilor for Schooling David Dodds stated: "We imagine this is without doubt one of the largest investments in schooling in Scotland and the most important funding the council has made in a single. place. West Lothian is certainly one of Scotland's quickest rising areas and increasingly individuals are selecting to settle in West Lothian and lift their households right here. "