Thursday, 12 September 2013
Edinburgh has won the race to be the location for the new national sport performance centre, beating off strong competition from Stirling and Dundee. The successful bid by Heriot-Watt University, in partnership the City of Edinburgh Council, to host the £30m facility was announced today by Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
Conservative Group Leader Cllr Rose, said, “This is excellent and exciting news for the Capital City. The new centre will not only bring sporting benefit but economic benefit to the city as well. I want to congratulate the whole team for their hard work and achieving an excellent result.”