200 million investment to transform Dumfries
Plans for a million investment set to transform Dumfries will be unveiled this morning.
Details major partnership deal between private investors and the Crichton Development Trust will be laid out.
The proposals include the creation of two new grandstands and a business park at Palmerston Park, a major sporting facility for youth development, a museum and a michael kors outlet
new purpose built campus for the University of the West of Scotland.
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development projects, which focus mainly on the Crichton Estate in Dumfries, are part of a masterplan to regenerate the area.
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proposals to build a research and innovation centre, a purpose built student residence for 250 people and a National Centre for Resilience.
The 100 acre Crichton Estate, which was built in 1838 and developed throughout the 19th century, formerly housed a major psychiatric hospital in its sprawling grounds.
In 1995 the deteriorating Victorian site was bought by Dumfries and Galloway Council for a nominal sum, which in turn leased it to the Crichton Trust.
Since then the conservation estate has been redeveloped by michael kors outlet
the charitable trust's commercial subsidiary, the Crichton Development Company.
It currently incorporates Dumfries Infirmary, a business park, a university campus for four institutions, a hotel, conference centre and a church.
Earlier this year the Standard revealed the Crichton Trust was in hugo boss
talks with potential American partners to create a million five star, 300 bedroom spa hotel and golf course development.