Near Β£350 Million Building Programme

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A near Β£350 million Dundee building programme for the next five years is set to be outlined.

The city council’s capital plan takes in projects including the Waterfront and V&A Dundee, schools, an additional young persons’ house, affordable housing and the Regional Performance Centre for Sport.

Council leader Councillor John Alexander said: β€œOur investment in construction projects across Dundee provides jobs and stimulates the economy while assisting in our drive to make Dundee and smarter and fairer city for all.

β€œWe are creating the foundations of a better future for the city that ranges from attracting visitors to the V&A Dundee to ensuring that our children are learning in school facilities that are suitable for the challenges of the 21st century.

β€œThe council is taking forward its vision for Dundee by strengthening the fabric of the city and providing new opportunities for people.

β€œI am keen that our communities feel the benefit of this massive investment in as many ways as possible.”

The capital plan covering 2018-23 will be discussed by Dundee City Council’s policy and resources committee on Monday October 30.

Councillor Alexander, who is convener of the committee, added: β€œThis plan shows the scope of our ambition and highlights how we are trying to make Dundee a better city for everyone.

β€œI want continue the regeneration of our city and help promote positive change.

β€œOur capital plan shows how determined we are to do that.”

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