The first sod has been cut on a brand new school build for Holy Evam delighted to seeangelists’ PS in Belfast.
Construction is expected to be complete by November 2020 and will deliver a new 21 class primary school and double nursery unit.
Derek Baker, Permanent Secretary with the Department of Education said:
“This is an important day for Holy Evangelists’ Primary School as it celebrates the start of construction work on a brand new school.
“This represents a £8.6 million investment by the Department and I have no doubt that it will create many positive outcomes for the pupils and teachers and indeed the wider school community.
“I appreciate the patience and determination shown by all involved since the original announcement in June 2014 to advance this major capital investment project in planning. To have reached this key milestone, celebrating the start of the physical school build, is a credit to you all.
“I wish the pupils, staff and school management every success as they embark on this new chapter.”
Gerry Campbell. Chief Executive of the CCMS said
“I am delighted to see such a significant capital investment for the Holy Evangelists Primary School. I would agree with the permanent Secretary that this positive investment will support high quality education for pupils attending the school and for future generations to come.”
“I wish everyone connected with the school, the community and with the entire project every future success.”
Woodvale Construction have been appointed to begin the construction of the new school on a new Glasvey Drive site.