A new lobby extension with access ramps and steps. Works included M&E packages including new lighting, ventilation and heating, asbestos removal and landscaping.
The works comprised of the linking of the Infants School with the Nursery and Children’s Centre and were carried out over 4 phases.
Refurbishment works to busy Southsea School including extensive external works including removal of chimneys, stonework and brickwork repairs, re-pointing and timber window replacement. Internal works included M&E, construction of stud partitions, new suspended ceilings, doors and internal decorations.
Internal alterations to existing classrooms and the construction of various pod extensions to form toilet blocks and all associated services.
The works comprised of the following:-
The Works comprise the construction of a new single storey structure as a New Life Skills Building, including facilities for those with disabilities. The site is situated on a former tip, therefore, contaminated land was present and controlling foundations design and construction with special controls on all excavations, services trenches and disposal of excavated material was required.
The foundations for the single storey building, is vibrated stone columns, supporting an in-situ concrete slab. The walls are of brick and block at lower level and metal sheeting above, the roof is also of metal sheeting.
Ramps were provided to allow access for wheelchair users, as are accessible toilet facilities.
Refurbishment and alteration works commenced in August 2014 and completed in December 2014 and consisted of:
- Refurbishment of the existing Foundation Stage Unit (Reception classes) and associated WC’s.
- Associated external works, including 3 new canopies.
- The removal of Asbestos from the Boiler Room.
- Replacing the Oil Fired Boilers with new Gas Fired boilers, re-connection of the services to allow the heating to be turned on.