Grove Academy 2010

New Grove Academy

The new school has been built to the north of the original Grove Academy and has completely replaced both the old and new extensions which have been demolished.  The above view is looking west along Camperdown Street which is completely blocked off to the general public. - PHOTO Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy Broughty Ferry Grove Academy Broughty Ferry
The view from Camperdown Street at the crossing of Seafield Road (left).  Seafield Road entrance (right). - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy Dundee Grove Academy Dundee
Seafield Road with Phase 1 of the new school dominating the site of the former extensions and the grass area which was in front of them. - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
New Grove Academy Broughty Ferry New Grove Academy Broughty Ferry
Views taken from outside the Centenary Building.  - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy Centenary Buidling Grove Academy new school
The Centenary Building (left) is completely dwarfed by the towering mass of the three storey new school (right).  - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy, Broughty Ferry, Dundee - 1971 to 2005
Grove Academy Old School Grove Academy Camperdown Street
Grove Academy Main Building viewed from Church Street Camperdown Street                                  PHOTOs Malcolm McCrowx xxx  
Old Grove Academy Grove Academy Camperdown Street
The sign above the entrance door still proclaims "Girls" .Camperdown Street view from west.  PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy Extension Grove Academy war memorial
Grove Academy Extension with its Extension (left)  The War Memorial to Former Pupils (right)  PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy huts Grove Academy huts
Grove Academy Huts  PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy Extension Camperdown Street Broughty Ferry
Looking towards the Hall from the extension path (left) Camperdown Street  from Main Building (right). PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy main building Grove Academy rear playground
Main building - the playground has become a car park.  PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy rear Grove Academy Centenary Building
Main Building (left) and the new block added in the 1990s (right)  PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy Broughty Ferry Broughty Ferry Grove Academy
Claypotts Road entrance showing 1990s new building Claypotts Road.   PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy1984

Grove Academy 1980s

Grove Academy in the mid 1980s - the hut in the left of the playground was the Library;  the hut next to it housed Modern Languages.  The janitor's old house had become the Music Department and new accommodation was provided for the janitors. PHOTO Sandy Gossip
The following pictures are video captures from the 1984 School Video.  They are taken from early poor quality video, but it may bring back memories!
Regal Cinema Broughty Ferry Grove Academy Camperdown Street
The Regal was still a cinema!  Now it is storage for West End Garage (left).  Camperdown Street - note the tenement and huts (right) - VIDEO CAPTURES  Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy Annexe Grove Academy Extension
The Annexe - now a Health Centre (left).  The Extension - now demolished (2010) - VIDEO CAPTURES  Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy huts 1980s Grove Academy Music House
The "Extension" Huts (left).  The Music House where all music lessons took place (right) - VIDEO CAPTURES  Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy School Dinners 1980s Grove Academy Dinner Hut
Dinner Hut (left).  School Dinners - pre-cooked in Clepington Road Kitchens (right) - VIDEO CAPTURES  Malcolm McCrow
School dinners Grove Academy
School dinners in 1984 (left).  End of the day (right) - VIDEO CAPTURES  Malcolm McCrow

Grove Academy August 2008

 
Grove Academy Centenary Building Centenary Building Grove Academy
Entrance to the Centenary Building viewed from Camperdown Street.  This building will apparently be retained, but not form part of the new school - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy Claypotts Road Grove Academy Games Hall
Centenary Building viewed from Claypotts Road - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
New Grove Academy under construction New Grove Academy under construction
New Grove Academy Building in Camperdown Street currently under construction in front of the Extension Buildings, both of which will be demolished when the new Grove Academy is completed - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
New Grove Academy in building New Grove Academy in building
In the meantime, both the Old Building and the Extensions continue to be used - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
building the new Grove Academy building the new Grove Academy
A "tunnel" has been provided along the path leading to the extension from Camperdown Street - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy huts huts Grove Academy
The Huts take on a difference appearance after the removal of the mature trees - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy Claypotts Road Claypotts Road Broughty Ferry
An unusual view from Claypotts Road of the Hut once shared by the History  and Nautical Studies Departments (left).  The path to the Extension (above) from Claypotts Road along which was situated the war memorial in the trees now also removed - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
new Grove Academy from Camperdown Street new Grove Academy from Camperdown Street
Camperdown Street looking west from Seafield Road - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy Seafield Road Seafield Road Broughty Ferry
Seafield Road looking north (left) and looking south (right) - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
The Old Grove Academy  building (left) will be preserved, but it will not form part of the new school which will be entirely on the north side of Camperdown Street.  The New Extension, part of which is just visible (right) will be demolished after barely 10 years service - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Seafield Road - new Grove Academy new Grove Academy - Seafield Road
More views from Seafield Road - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy former janitor's house Grove Academy Music Department
Formerly the janitor's house and then a  temporary music block its future seems uncertain. - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy construstion site construction of new Grove Academy
Phase 2 of the new school will be attached to the rear of the already completed and occupied Phase 1.  - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Grove Academy building site building the new Grove Academy
The site of things to come.  - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

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