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24 weeks


£0.6 million

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Scope of works

The project involved a two phased scheme in which the existing school was to be extended beyond and over the existing school structure whilst the staff and children remained in full occupation. The first phase of works involved the construction of:

  • New road ways, car parking and playground facilities and a new build extension to the rear of the property.
  • The construction of a new curved steel framed metal deck roof structure erected over the new extension and part of the existing school roof with the existing roof structures being cut back to allow for the building up off the new masonry walling and parapet wall construction. On completion of the roof structure and once water tight the existing roof structure was then demolished from within the new envelope with the construction of new class rooms, IT suites, toilet and administration facilities and all associated Services and fit out provisions. 

The second phase of work was a repeat of the first phase with the client decanting the front of the school into the new extension and new extension facilities being built to the front of the school forming a new entrance and additional teaching, administration and welfare facilities:

  • The new build extension was constructed with the curved roof steel structure encasing the existing school and connecting it into the phase 1 roof structure and once completed and water tight the existing roof structure was demolished from within the new building and full fit out works to progress.
  • The remaining refurbishment was then undertaken to the main school corridor which ran between phases 1 and 2 in which within the new roof structure new plant room facilities were constructed with sun pipe systems installed and full internal refurbishment of all finishes and electrical and mechanical systems.


Roles & Responsibilities

Principal Contractor 

Contract type

JCT Standard Building Contract with Quantities