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New Classroom Block

The scheme involved the creation of a new classroom block within an existing car park/playground area within the school to form a new language block.

CLIENT: Keswick School       VALUE: £902,000  (Mechanical - £75,000)    COMPLETION: November 2018        

DURATION: 32 weeks       CONTRACT: JCT Intermediate

The classroom block would feature the following:

  • Six new classrooms
  • Staff office & WC
  • Comms cupboard
  • Accessible WC
  • Shared Male/Female WC
  • Cleaners Store
  • Plant room
  • Main access and fire escape stairs.


  • Installation of 18kw Air Source Heat-Pump
  • Underfloor Heating
  • Hot & Cold Water services
  • Toilet Extract ventilation
  • Gas safety system
  • Sanitary ware
  • Laboratory drainage
  • Leadwork


  • Cast in-situ concrete foundations.
  • Substructure brick/blockwork.
  • Pot & beam concrete floor to ground floor.
  • Insulation and floor screed to ground floor.
  • Blockwork internal and external walls with cavity wall insulation.
  • External render.
  • Aluminium windows & doors.
  • Cast in-situ first floor concrete floor slab with floor screed.
  • Underfloor heating.
  • Loft insulation and roof slating.
  • Aluminium rainwater pipes and gutters.
  • Hard landscaping with Tarmacadam.
  • Path edgings.
  • Fencing & Steps.


  • The project was delivered with zero reportable Health & Safety incidents.
  • The project was delivered with zero environmental incidents.
  • The project scored 87% for customer satisfaction.
  • Liaison between site team and school staff ensured that there was no disruption to pupils during exams.
  • No complaints from school staff or pupils regarding the works.
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