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Roe Valley Integrated Primary School Limavady

New School Build



It is exciting news that as we approach our 20-year anniversary at Roe Valley Integrated PS, Limavady that we announce the commencement of the construction of the new school building this summer. It will provide children and young people with a continued caring environment and an enhanced educational experience thus empowering them as individuals to affect positive change in a shared society.

The new school building will be located on the Ballyquin Road adjacent to the new Roe Wood housing development. The new school building will be at the heart of the community and play an important role in the regeneration of the former Gorteen site. 

The £6.3 million project will deliver state-of-the-art facilities for pupils, staff, parents and the wider community. Lowry Building & Civil Engineering Ltd have been appointed to construct the new school. It is estimated the new school will be completed by the summer of 2023.

Principal Julie McDonagh said, “This is a tremendously exciting step forward for our fabulous children, the Roe Valley IPS team as well as our wider community. We have been providing first class educational opportunites at Roe Valley IPS for almost 20 years and look forward to the next chapter, developing our child-centred, inclusive primary school so that it is best in class.

Our children deserve the best start in life and so a contemporary 21st century school, including state-of-the-art classrooms and resources, will help us to provide an excellent education. Our stunning location will be complemented by our wonderful new building. I am delighted to have Lowry Building & Civil Engineering Ltd on board, they have extensive experience in delivering high-quality buildings.

An extraordinary effort must be acknowledged to both past and present colleagues and Board of Governors in getting us to this stage. Their commitment and perserverance throughout this process has been exemplary.” The new build is being funded by the Department of Education as one of a number of Integrated Schools named in the first tranche of funding allocated under the Fresh Start Agreement in 2016.

Welcoming the news, Jemma Catterson of Lowry Building & Civil Engineering Ltd said, “We are delighted to see the construction begin on the new Roe Valley IPS this summer, our experienced team are keen to get started and deliver a high quality, bespoke new building to benefit the students and teachers with state-of-the-art facilities. Having been involved in the design process to date, seeing the construction phase of the project through will be fantastic for the team as a whole.”