Dollar Academy Strategic Plan

The Strategic Framework Vision for Conservation and Development at Dollar Academy was prepared to respond to and merge the seemingly divergent requirements of a vibrant and busy school and the controlling statutory authorities. One was requiring built development to enable the business of the school to remain competitive, whilst the other was concerned about the potential impact of development on the mature landscape setting of its category A-listed Playfair building. The plan was developed following wide consultation, and responded to the historic evolution of the landscape setting, and provided a clear strategy to both enable development and conserve and enhance the historic setting.

The plan has now been used as the foundation and structure for the development and successful implementation of a number of built projects at the Academy.

  • Masterplan diagram

  • Conceptual sketch