Roof truss firm supports school’s outdoor zone

The new gazebo at Dunbeg Primary School means more outdoor learning and play

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Dunbeg pupils can enjoy lessons in the outdoors after a donation of materials for a new gazebo.

The five by five metre gazebo with a fully tiled roof means youngsters and staff can use the shelter all-year-round for learning and play.

The donation from roof truss/timber company Pasquill has come at the perfect time considering the need for social distancing measures and outdoor spaces after Covid.

Pasquill was approached by Lochgilphead-based MacLeod Construction to help support the project by designing five timber roof trusses, which Pasquill engineered and supplied free of charge with other items including loose timbers and metalwork. MacLeod is currently working on a 300-house development near the school.

Pasquill senior designer Ian Haig said: ‘We were keen to help out as it was clear to see just how important this wonderful structure would be for youngsters and staff at Dunbeg Primary School, particularly in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. We hope the new space will help make a real difference.’

MacLeod Construction design and production manager Stuart MacDonald added: ‘We were delighted to work with the primary school to donate and install a new gazebo. The school is absolutely delighted with the end result.’


Caption: The new Dunbeg Primary School gazebo means more outdoor learning and play.