Crichton University Campus: University of Glasgow, University of the West of Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway College and the Scottish Agricultural College – a unique collaboration
Crichton Business Park: over 40,000 square feet of quality office accommodation served by high speed internet access.
Easterbrook Hall and Aston Hotel: largest conference and events centre in southern Scotland – art deco elegance combined with state of the art facilities and companion luxury hotel
Development Opportunities: Kindar House; Criffel View and Solway House to be refurbished for office or education. Former area Laundry building available for adaption to offices or redevelopment site; 4 acre site at Wigtown field for development; Scottish Sustainable Community Initiative development opportunity on 56 acres/22.5 hectares of adjoining land at Ladyfield, with a detailed Master Plan layout.
Crichton Public Realm: Crichton Memorial Church set in 100 acres of immaculate landscaped park land - plus the Crichton 9 hole Golf Course (separately owned and managed by Crichton Golf Club)
The Crichton Heritage Walking Route - Launched 30 August 2012 (download leaflet)
The walk takes approximately one hour and takes the walker through the University Campus, Business Park, gardens and around Crichton Hall. Shorter sections of some 20 minutes are indicated. Some 8 heritage boards give a fascinating insight into the history of the Crichton Royal Hospital, key figures associated with it and more recent developments. There is a quiz for children.
This is a partnership project with NHS Dumfries and Galloway, the Crichton Trust and Crichton Development Company Ltd supported with grant aid from the Working Well Challenge Fund and Solway Heritage and Shanks Waste Management Ltd through the Landfill Communities Fund. ENJOY!