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Edinburgh's Royal High School to become hotel, restaurant and art gallery

04 February 2010 by
Edinburgh's Royal High School to become hotel, restaurant and art gallery

The historic Royal High School in Edinburgh is to be redeveloped as a hotel with restaurant, café and public arts gallery.

Award-winning architect Gareth Hoskins has been announced as the designer of the £35m scheme which will transform the A-listed building on Calton Hill.

Hoskins, who is also designing Donald Trump's controversial £1b golf course development - which includes a five-star, 450-bedroom hotel - on the Aberdeenshire coast, will work with client Duddingston House Properties on the Royal High School.

Details of the development are to be released later this month by Edinburgh Council.

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By Janet Harmer

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