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Proposals To Transform Old Royal High School Into World-Class Hotel Announced

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Proposals to transform the old Royal High School on Edinburgh’s Calton Hill into a world-class hotel were announced today by the project developers.  The former boys’ school, designed by Thomas Hamilton, opened in 1829 but has remained empty since 1968 when the Royal High School moved to Barnton. Over the years, numerous uses have been suggested for what is one of Edinburgh’s most distinctive landmarks, from a potential site for the new Scottish Parliament to a photography or military museum.  The City of Edinburgh Council, which own the A listed building, granted Duddingston House Properties (DHP) a conditional ground lease…

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