Approval sought for second stage of ex-Kelso High School redevelopment

Ex-Kelso High School.Ex-Kelso High School.
Ex-Kelso High School.
The green light is being sought for the second stage in the residential redevelopment of the former Kelso High School.

Building works began at the historic ex-school site in May this year.

Working with Keslo contractor M&J Ballantyne, Selkirk-based Eildon Housing are creating 36 new homes for extra care.

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Architect Aitken Turnbull’s design includes retaining the 1930s art deco facade of the attractive listed building.

The works are to be carried out over two phases.

Phase one is a two-year programme producing 36 new homes and Phase 2 will have a further 16 homes including two bedroom properties with wheelchair access.

Eildon has now submitted a planning bid for the second stage of the development to Scottish Borders Council

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