Late opening

FRAMED. Deanfield Home Hawick. Official opening. (July 1987)
FRAMED. Deanfield Home Hawick. Official opening. (July 1987)

Deanfield Residential Home in Hawick was opened by former Scottish Office minister Michael Ancram in July 1987 – almost a year late after the original contractors, Tensa, from Edinburgh, went bankrupt.

James Swinton of Hawick finished the job. From left: regional council convener Tom Hunter, Sarah Murray, Mr and Mrs Ancram, and social work chairman, Councillor Nan Burnett