Lanark Primary to be demolished and replaced with £8.6 million school

Lanark Primary School'31/1/12

Lanark Primary School'31/1/12

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THE ‘death warrant’ of a school attended by thousands of Lanarkians since World War Two has been officially signed.

A meeting of South Lanarkshire Council’s planning committee took the dual decision to demolish the existing 1950s vintage Lanark Primary and to build its £8.6 million replacement on the same site, off Rhyber Avenue.

The soon to be demolished school was never an architectural gem but holds many nostalgic memories.

For more information on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Carluke and Lanark Gazette which is in the shops now.