This section relates to projects associated with schools, colleges or universities, such as halls of residence.

Robertson praised for its first class community innovation during its Goldthorpe Primary School project

Published 29 July 2016 | Written by Content Writer

Robertson’s Yorkshire & East Midlands business has been commended for its exceptional community engagement while constructing a new school for Barnsley Metropolitan Council, South Yorkshire. During the building of New Goldthorpe Primary School – a new steel-framed building on a brownfield site close to the existing school – the site team pulled out all the stops to bring lasting value…

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Furniture and fixtures donated to charity by the University of Liverpool Construction Company Special Projects

Published 1 June 2016 | Written by Content Writer

Considerate construction has been a hallmark of the University of the Liverpool Construction Company Special Projects (ULCCO-SP) during its Melville Grove project, which involved a clever way to help charity and the environment. The development comprised the refurbishment of 49 shared student blocks, each containing between seven and five bedrooms and communal sanitary, kitchen and leisure spaces. On completion, a total…

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Dawnus Construction Ltd’s commitment to a new school build

Published 3 February 2016 | Written by Content Writer

Dawnus Construction Ltd, an international civil engineering and building company, received exceptional and excellent scores in all aspects of the Code of Considerate Practice during its Burlais Primary School project. Arising from an NEC contract awarded through the South West Wales Regional Contractors Framework, the project was for the City and County of Swansea Council. The works included a two-storey 625…

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Building good community relations has been a huge consideration for Seddon Construction Ltd

Published 17 December 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator

Based in Bolton, Lancashire, Seddon Construction Ltd undertook a project to convert an Adult Education Centre into a single storey one-form entry primary school in Staffordshire, comprising teaching spaces, toilets, multifunction hall, plant room, administrative areas and a kitchen. The existing building was re-modelled, including new partition, doors, finishes, service installations, sprinkler installation, fittings and external fabric repairs and improvements. A…

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Morgan Sindall’s close relationship with the University of Hertfordshire

Published 16 September 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator

Morgan Sindall’s seven-phase project with an 18-month duration included constructing car parks, an extension to the hall with new reception, exterior works and construction of a new learning centre. The extensive programme also included window replacements and general landscaping and work was undertaken while the remainder of the College Lane campus functioned as usual. There were several challenges faced by…

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Skanska’s sensitive construction of a new Bristol primary school

Published 7 July 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator

The construction of a new primary school – the Marksbury Road Primary School – in Bedminster, has proved a model example of considerate construction in the community. Skanska’s brief was to construct the new school as part of the Oasis Academy group situated on the site of a former college, which was demolished ahead of the new works. The site…

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