Submitted by Editor on Sat, 01/05/2010 - 17:57

Curious locals have been asking what the building work at Scotland Yard Adventure Centre – visible from King George V Park – is all about.

The Yard's Chief Executive, Celine Sinclair, told us that the extension is in order to allow offices to move upstairs. In the space vacated downstairs, a new play-room will be created for children aged under 5.

The Yard was established in 1986 as a purpose-built indoor/outdoor facility and adventure playground for children and young people with additional support needs.

A registered charity, it has since established strong roots across both Edinburgh and the local community.

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