Abington Primary School, which dates back to the 1800s, has found new life as a community building.
The project has received more than £1 million of funding from the Scottish Government and funding from the nearby Clyde Wind Farm , as well as a REF grant which is managed and distributed by South Lanarkshire Council , utilising funding from Banks Renewables’ nearby Middlemuir Wind Farm.
The Old Schoolhouse is managed by Abington Community Development Group (A.C.D.G) on behalf of the community and is comprised of 10 trustees from the village of Abington.
The Old Schoolhouse offers a range of services which include a fully equipped gym with top of the range equipment and a fitness studio for classes and individual sessions.
Our Business Hub of self contained offices has Hyper-fast broadband and a fully inclusive price that is highly competitive.
ACDG have partnered with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to ensure that every child aged 0-5 years in the *surrounding villages have the opportunity to receive a free book every month.
If you would like to register your child for their free books please hit the sign up button below.
*Abington / Coulter / Crawford / Crawford-John / Elvanfoot / Lamington / Leadhills Roberton / Wiston / Wanlockhead.
Since launching in 1995, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has become the preeminent early childhood book-gifting program in the world. The flagship programme of Dolly Parton’s charity, The Dollywood Foundation has gifted over 200 million free books in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and The Republic of Ireland. This is achieved through funding shared by The Dollywood Foundation and local community partners. The Imagination Library mails more than 2 million high-quality, age-appropriate books each month to enrolled children from birth to age five. Dolly envisioned creating a lifelong love of reading and inspiring children to Dream More, Learn More, Care More and Be More. The programme has been widely researched and results demonstrate its positive impact on early childhood development and literacy skills. Penguin Random House UK is the exclusive publisher for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library across the UK and Republic of Ireland What's something exciting your business offers? Say it here.