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New Wick Children's Home Progress

2nd January 2014

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Photograph of New Wick Children's Home Progress

The new Children's home continues to build to schedule and our latest photo was taken yesterday 1st January 2014.

See the Photo Gallery for more photos from the start.

Other major project in Wick that wil give ahuge boost to the area are -

New council offices in Wick

New Wick High School and combined Primary schools for Pulteneytown/South and Hillhead/North with works due to start in 2014.

New community facilities including Library, Swimming Pool and Sports facilities. Wick is possible the only town in Scotland to have all of its schools renewed at the same time with Highland council looking to give Wick a major boost economically.

Looming on the horizon is the new Nuclear Archive Centre scheduled to open in 2016 near the airport. with ground being provided by Highland council bringing much needed new jobs.

And coming up fast are more developments at Wick Harbour with funding in place for Wick Harbour Trust to construct a new Heavy Lift Pad as one step in a process to make it ready for more energy projects coming to the north.

Wick is going to be very busy over the next two years.


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New Children's Home Earmarked For Wick
The Highland Council's Housing and Social Work Committee has agreed in principle to build a new five-bed children's residential home in Wick at an estimated cost of 1.2 million.   Investigations are under way to identify a suitable site for the home, close to school and amenites, and secure the necessary permissions, subject to further decisions by the Council over funding.