3 former St. John's schools up for sale

The former Bishops College, Booth Memorial and Macpherson Elementary have been empty for several years.

The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will tender public offerings for the empty buildings

Booth Memorial closed its doors for the last time in June 2015. (CBC)

The vacant buildings of three shuttered St. John's schools are up for sale.

The former Bishops College on Pennywell Road, Booth Memorial on Freshwater Road and Macpherson Elementary on Newtown Road will have tenders issued for their sale on Friday, Feb. 23, the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District (NLESD) said in a press release Thursday. 

Bishops College and Booth Memorial, both former high schools, closed in June 2015. Macpherson Elementary closed in June 2011.

The closing date for the three tenders is March 28, 2018.


  • The tender process is done by the NLESD, not the city.
    Feb 22, 2018 6:52 PM NT