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Monday 2 November 2015

Royal High School Preservation Trust statement

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The Royal High School Preservation Trust (RHSPT) has declared its intent to pursue plans to move St Mary’s Music School into the famous neoclassical Thomas Hamilton buildings on Calton Hill. Read the final news release; RHSPT Statement.

Other News 

Edinburgh Evening News: Monday 2 November 2015, "Decision date set for Royal High School development"

The Scotsman: Wednesday 28 October 2015, "Developers warned to scale back Royal High hotel bid"

Edinburgh Evening News: Thursday 15 October 2015 "Over 2000 objections to Royal High hotel plan"

The Scotsman: Thursday 15 October 2015, Royal High School hotel ‘has doubled in size’ 

Edinburgh Evening News: Tuesday 13 October 2015, "Edinburgh fights to keep Heritage status"

The Scotsman: Tuesday 6 October 2015, "Activists urge Royal High School luxury hotel plan axe"

Edinburgh Evening News: Monday 5 October 2015, ‘Highly negative impact’ of Royal High revamp warning

STV Edinburgh: Thursday 1 October 2015, "Those Royal High School hotel proposals in 8 animated gifs"

Edinburgh Evening News: Thursday 1 October 2015, "Heritage chiefs slam Royal High hotel plans"

The Scotsman: Tuesday 29 September 2015, “Music school offer for Edinburgh Royal High site

Broughton Spurtle: Friday 25 September 2015, Opponents Rally to 'Save City's Soul'”

The National: Thursday 24 September 2015, “Music is in the air ... £1.5m bid to turn Royal High School back to a school

BBC News: Wednesday 23 September 2015, “£1.5m offer to save Edinburgh's former Royal High School

STV News: Wednesday 23 September 2015, “Trust makes £1.5m offer to house music school at old Royal High”

The Herald Scotland: Monday 7 September 2015, “Face to Face interview: Hitting right note in producing tomorrow's top musicians

Edinburgh Evening News: Tuesday 23 June 2015, "Kenneth Taylor: St Mary's should move to Old Royal High"

Edinburgh Evening News: Tuesday 16 June 2015, "Performance aid music school pitch for Royal High"

Edinburgh Evening News: Monday 4 May 2015, "Music school deserves encore on grand stage"

Press Release from Indigo PR, "New trust submits school plans for former Royal High"

Article from The Times, Thursday 16 April 2015

Article from the Edinburgh Evening News, "Music plan for Old Royal High hits right note"

Article from The Scotsman, "Music School tipped for Royal High School takeover"

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