New College Lanarkshire
New College’s £70 million 200,000 sq ft Motherwell campus opened at Ravenscraig in August 2009. It is a modern and functional environment to inspire learning in the 21st century. The new facilities and equipment provide the best quality of education in Lanarkshire.
Regional sports facility
Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility offers a range of leisure facilities reflecting the importance of personal and community health and wellbeing within the overall Ravenscraig vision.
This £30m regional sports centre, in partnership with North Lanarkshire Council, SportScotland and Ravenscraig Ltd, features a football and sports hall with 400 spectator seats and an athletics hall, complete with track and field event training areas. Capable of accommodating up to 5000 people, the complex hosts local, regional and national sports, as well as leisure and cultural events.
Major events have taken place at the centre from championship-level boxing and judo masterclasses to national youth volleyball finals and world record Zumba dance attempts.
The Ravenscliff pub restaurant
The UK’s largest independent brewing and pub company, Marstons, has invested almost £3 million in opening the Ravenscliff pub restaurant on a 1.1 acre site at Ravenscraig.
The Ravenscliff occupy a high profile and accessible location opposite the Ravenscraig regional sports facility.
The new venue is the latest symbol of the regeneration of Ravenscraig and sits within a larger 4.7 acre site which was released for commercial development.
In addition to the Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility, Ravenscraig has planning consent for a wide variety of leisure facilities as part of the comprehensive approach to the master planning of the scheme to benefit residents and visitors.
Ravenscraig has outline planning consent for 3,500 new homes, offering a range of modern houses and family homes. David Wilson Homes, Barratts and Taylor Wimpey have built out in excess of 350 houses, creating a new community at Ravenscraig.
Planning consent for 2,325,000 sq ft of warehouse and industrial space is in place. These industrial buildings have been designed to be flexible, offering occupiers a range of size and space on either a leasehold or freehold basis.