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Picture A – Wester Hailes Primary School and the Swedish Wooden Houses.

1965
Picture A - Wester Hailes Primary School and the Swedish Wooden Houses.

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Lovely picture of the Wooden or Swedish prefabricated houses built alongside the school
These were gifted by the Swedish Government after the war and around 50 were built here in Sighthill
Cathy McRae lived at 124 Sighthill Drive with her Grandma.
The School was built in 1948/49
The part shown is the block nearest Wester Hailes Road.

Closer examination of the School Block seem to show all the windows broken, so picture probably taken anytime after the School was permanently closed.

Picture courtesy of Bill Lamb.

Stuart Laidlaw Added by Stuart Laidlaw

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