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 comprise of the conversion of the current 6th Form Block, to form a new specialist facility for children with Hearing and Visual Impairments. There was also the construction of a small extension to form a new Reception area to serving the entire school.
These works included all electrical and mechanical services necessary, window replacement, new carpets and redecoration. A cross out of glass was also included.
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.
Contract: Fitting out, External Cedar Cladding & Stone Render, Design & Installation of Mechanical & Electrical Systems to a timber frame shell erected by a specialist contractor.
Heating: Underfloor heating to all areas via a conventional condensing boiler. Conventional electrical system throughout.
High insulation values were achieved to accommodate the addition of green energy sources at a later date.
The works comprised of the replacement of existing windows, minor external repairs and complete internal refurbishment of LB and LC Blocks. Phase 1 of the project also included the complete replacement and insulation of a heritage tiled roof covering on the LF Block.
Milldam is a complex of existing buildings, formerly in naval use but now operated by the University for teaching purposes. All building of masonry construction with slate roofs and timber windows, rising to two or four storeys. LB and LC Blocks are both four storey.
The works comprised of the major refurbishment and alteration works to the existing School. The works were carried out in two phases.
The first phase included demolition and alteration/new build to existing entrance, extension to the west hall, re-modelling of existing School and refurbishment of the existing lodge and associated external works.
Works were also carried out in the staff room, class room 8, Deputy Head teacher area, curriculum store and general store. These areas are on the ground floor of the two storey block which has been re-modelled to form the above areas during phase 2.