Former bank premises in Bannockburn are to get a new lease of life as part of a £1.2 million regeneration project.
Stirling Council is investing in the refurbishment of both the former Royal Bank of Scotland branch at Quakerfield and Bannockburn Library.
The project includes a new businesses and support hub in the former RBS unit, which has lay empty since the bank controversially close the branch in 2018 and the refurbishment of the library including development of Stirling’s first Makerspace facility.
Work on the proposals is scheduled to begin in April, with the new facilities expected to be ready for use later this year.
Development of the former RBS branch – which was the subject of a 2000-signature online petition seeking to keep it open when the banking giants announced it was set for the axe – will create an affordable and practical working space…