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Bingham Hall Consultant Engineers Cardiff - School Sector

Nant Celyn School, Cwmbran

Client:
Torfaen County Borough Council
Sector:
Schools
Value:
£5.5m
Architects:
Powell Dobson Architects
Principle Contractor:
Kier Construction

This new 420 pupil single storey community school is one of the first in its generation of energy efficient schools, offering excellent disability access to all areas of the building and grounds. It also offers great information and communication technology with its own TV and recording studio, together with a floodlit artificial pit and multi games area.

Queen Elizabeth School, Carmarthen

Client:
Carmarthen County Council
Sector:
Schools
Value:
£32.5m
Architects:
EPT
Principle Contractor:
Carillion

The project is a 1600 pupil School with Leisure Centre and playing fields. The site required extensive ground remodelling with several ‘SUDS’ drainage systems including rainwater harvesting. The School comprised several large composite designed steelwork frames with large external play areas. The foundations were pad foundations formed on reworked engineered fill.

Abersychan Primary School

Client:
Torfaen County Borough Council
Sector:
Schools
Value:
£6.0m
Architects:
Powell Dobson Architects
Principle Contractor:
Kier

This project consisted of improvements to this 950 pupil School most notably in the form of several state of the art classrooms, a sports laboratory, ICT Suite with 60 PC capacity, an art and technology design area, floodlit astro turf together with a new multi purpose sports field.

Llanfoist School & Centre for Life Long Learning, Lanfoist

Client:
Monmouthshire County Council
Sector:
Schools
Value:
£3.5m
Architects:
White Design/Boyes Rees
Principle Contractor:
Willmott Dixon

This project consisted of a new 210 primary school. The building has a strong visible timber structure.. The design of the buildings roof allows rainwater to be harvested for use in flushing toilets. Each classroom has an independent enquiry space projecting from the main building which leads onto outdoor teaching spaces. The main hall also functions as a community facility which is used by the Local Authority for Life Long Learning.

Ysgol Santes Tudful, Merthyr Tydfil

Client:
Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Sector:
Schools
Value:
£4.5m
Architects:
Willdig Lammie
Principle Contractor:
WRW Construction

This project consists of a 390 pupil new primary school to BREEAM Excellence Standards. It includes a nursery, ICT suite, two halls, a teaching kitchen/resource area and community room. A naturally ventilated environment with solar panels to pre-heat water for the boiler system and rainwater harvesting for the toilets, together with playing fields, nature area and trail along with an outdoor classroom and amphitheatre area.

Blaenavon Community Campus and School

Client:
Torfaen County Borough Council
Sector:
Schools
Value:
£18m
Architects:
Powell Dobson Partnership
Principle Contractor:
Kier Construction

This project consisted of new 13 classroom Primary School including two Plaza classrooms, containing a Nursery, Creche and Public Sports facilities. A challenging sloping site with up to 3m depth of made ground and required extensive remodelling, external works, highway and drainage infrastructure works. Buildings comprised of split level steel framed structures founded on reinforced strips formed on vibro-improved made ground and RC retaining wall with up to 6m of ground retention forming a semi basement lower ground level.