Pendock Ltd., the specialists in pipe boxing and column casings were tasked to supply 8 column casing to conceal original reinforced concrete roof supports as part of a major refurbishment contract carried out within a south London primary school. The work at the 900 pupils’…
The UK’s school place crisis means that thousands of children will soon face not having a secondary school to go to unless swift action is taken. Here, Rodney Davidson at AG (Acheson + Glover) discusses the role that rapid build products can play in meeting…
Here Paul Lang, Caledonian’s CEO, looks at how off-site construction can help alleviate the shortage of school places, through shorter build schedules that minimise disruption to the students, campus and the local community.
Architecture Initiative’s new school in east London has opened its doors to over 700 primary school pupils. Designed for Tower Hamlets School and London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Olga Primary School envisions a ‘garden oasis’ in the heart of the capital city.
Increased demand for specially designed and built schools that provide the best possible learning environment for children and young people with special educational needs (SEN) is improving provision and driving forward innovation – creating a step-change in their delivery.
Phil Chell, Area Technical Manager and Academies Specialist at liquid roofing membrane specialist, Sika Liquid Plastics, discusses the maintenance challenges facing UK schools and the importance of early supply chain engagement in accessing Condition Improvement Fund.
Award-winning Altro XpressLay™ safety flooring has been used throughout a £25 million secondary ‘super school’ in North Wales. At 4,500m², it is the biggest ever Altro XpressLay installation in the North West.
Recent random terrorist atrocities in the UK – even deliberately targeting school-age children at the initial Ariana Grande concert in Manchester – has upped the stakes on keeping schools safe without turning them into fortresses, says Mo Ali, Sales Manager at Zaun.