Education: BREEAM accredited school extension, Exeter

Exeter School, Exeter

This project was Phase 2 of three phases to provide new changing and other rooms and a new covered swimming pool.

Phase was the construction of replacement boys changing rooms and rooms over, built on two storeys plus a basement.

The building was built next to the existing Sports Hall, partly on the site of the existing rifle range which was re-sited under Phase 1.

As a Planning Condition the project had to obtain a VERY GOOD rating under the BREEAM Scheme.

The project included all methods of construction technologies:

    • Deep trench in-situ concrete foundations
    • In-situ concrete retaining walls
    • Traditional cavity wall construction; block and brick work
    • Pre-cast concrete planks and staircases
    • Aluminium windows
    • Timber frame construction
    • Timber roof construction with insulated Sarnafil roof covering
    • Pro-rend external wall finish to 1st floor level walls
    • Full installation of M&E Services
    • Standard internal wall finishes
    • Bespoke internal handrails
    • External works; retaining walls, tarmacing, etc

Case Summary

  • Client: Governors of Exeter School
  • Architect: Ford Gilpin & Riley
  • Value: £1,300,000
  • Procurement: Single Stage Tender
  • Programme: 40 weeks


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