Adams & Sutherland has bagged £1.4million of lottery funding to build this new community centre in the Scottish Highlands
The cash boost will allow the London-based architects to develop the blueprint for the 460m² scheme in Bonar Bridge, Kyle of Sutherland.
Housed in a defunct coal yard, it aims to provide a space for residents in and around the Kyle, Creich, Lairg and Ardgay to meet and will include a fitness centre, healthy eating café, juice bar and charity shop.
A soft play, multi-use area, and youth rooms will also feature.
The new building is planned to open by September 2016.
Architects: Adams & Sutherland
Location: Bonar Bridge, Kyle Of Sutherland, Highlands, Scotland
Type Of Project: New Build Community Building
Structural Engineers: David Narro Associates
Project Architect: Sarah Brunning / Danny Baker
Client: Kyle of Sutherland Youth Group
Funding: Big Lottery Community Assets Fund, Highlands and Islands Enterprise ( HIE)
Tender date: July 2015
Start on site date: October 2015
Contract duration: 10 months
Gross internal floor area: 460m²
Form of contract and/or procurement: JCT Standard Building Contract
Total cost: £1.64million
M&e consultant: Max Fordham
Quantity surveyor: Ralph Ogg & Partners
Planning supervisor: Ralph Ogg & Partners