Comment on plans for the old school building

You may be interested to read Guardian Columnist Kevin McKenna’s view on the plans to turn the old Royal High School building into a hotel –

“What threatens Edinburgh more than tourism is the recent civic support for a building policy that threatens the very character of its ancient and beloved built heritage. We have already observed the way in which a Las Vegas production is taking shape at the east end of Princes Street and the recent attempts to destroy the famous High School and turn it into a hotel that seems to have been inspired by Walt Disney. There are other equally hellish plans afoot.”

Read the full article – https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jul/16/i-know-exactly-where-edinburgh-festival-crowds-can-go

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