Apr 28, 2017 Last Updated 2:06 PM, Apr 27, 2017
School leaders and authorities need to make building security the number one priority, says Simon Osborne, Commercial Leader of safety and security company Allegion.
Austin-Smith:Lord recently undertook the role of executive architect in the development of a new BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ 472-pupil combined nursery and primary Welsh medium school in the Furnace area of Llanelli.
Over the past two years, £12 million has been invested into Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera secondary school in Neath Port Talbot. A three storey teaching block has been built, providing state of the art classrooms for the 11-19 year old pupils.
Designed by Lungfish and built by Wates Construction, the new Bluecoat Academy Primary in Nottingham showed that collaboration is key in building successful developments and meeting the school places challenge.
The recently-opened £18m Goresbrook School in Dagenham provides compelling evidence of how off-site construction has truly established itself as the smarter choice for education projects large and small, according to Orla Corr, Executive Chairperson of The McAvoy Group.
The proven cost and time-saving credentials of award-winning Altro Looselay technology has resulted in Altro XpressLay safety flooring selected for installation in 27 new schools being built in the north east of England.
Inspired by the Welsh landscape, a selection of colours from the Dulux Trade Diamond Eggshell range has blurred the boundary between inside and out at a new, £18m purpose-built day and residential special school in Wales, creating a truly inspirational learning environment.
Stewart Milne Timber Systems, the UK’s leading timber systems designer and manufacturer, has provided the timber solutions for a £3.6m school development in Swindon, alongside architect firm, Cullinan Studio.
An impressive development for Highgate School has been handed over in time for the start of the new academic year. The inspired scheme by architect firm, Architype, pays homage to the school’s passion and long-term commitment to achieving excellence in education.
The Welsh Government’s 21st Century Schools Programme aims to deliver effective learning environments and to develop best practice in school design. The scheme’s main target is to create a sustainable construction system of education buildings in Wales that meets national building standards and reduces the…

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