Inverurie Community Campus reaches finals of prestigious Scottish Property Awards

Architecture and planning practice Halliday Fraser Munro has been named as a finalist in the prestigious Scottish Property Awards for its design team lead on the stunning new £55 million Inverurie Community Campus.

Friday, 12th March 2021, 7:00 am
Inverurie Community Campus development has reached the finals in the Architectural Excellence Award (Public Use) section

The Inverurie Community Campus development has reached the finals in the Architectural Excellence Award (Public Use) section.

The Campus, developed with hub North Scotland, Aberdeenshire Council and Robertson, has also been shortlisted in the Development of the Year (Public Buildings) category.

The Inverurie Community Campus replaced two existing community buildings and incorporated two existing schools under one roof to provide a new civic centre for the town and the surrounding area.

The Aberdeen-headquartered Halliday Fraser Munro has also been shortlisted in the Business Resilience category.

With last year being dominated by Covid-19, the firm demonstrated its resilience by responding quickly and effectively to the pandemic.

The firm ensured it could continue to offer its usual high level of service to clients. It helped clients adapt to lockdown restrictions, while prioritising the health and safety and wellbeing of all its colleagues.

It also provided mental health support to colleagues and set the 150 Challenge in support of charity SAMH.

This involved undertake 150 activities or achievements to mark 150 days of lockdown last summer, from cycling 150km to baking 150 cup cakes.

The firm also supported Cash for Kids by donating the money saved by having its Christmas Party online

David Halliday, Managing Director of Halliday Fraser Munro, said: “We’re honoured to be shortlisted in two categories in the prestigious Scottish Property Awards.

" It’s credit to everyone in our firm that, despite the ongoing pressures of the pandemic, we have continued to perform well as a business and produce consistently excellent results for our clients.

“We’re pleased that our work on the multi-million pound Inverurie Community Campus, with our partners, has been recognised. It’s a development for the town to be proud of."

He added: “We’re looking forward to the finals of the awards.”