The space offered by the current school buildings needed re-modelling to suit the changing needs of the school. This clearly presented a problem in that extensive internal & external building work would need to be carried out over a period of time, including during term time. This meant the current classrooms could not be used and would unavailable during the entire construction period. It was decided to seek temporary buildings to accommodate the school activities displaced by the building alterations. It was clearly vital to ensure a safe and secure leaning environment for the children and staff whilst the project was underway.
Newcastle Baptist Church is a lively friendly family Baptist church based in the Clayton area of Newcastle-under-Lyme. They offer a wide range of activities throughout the week including midweek communion, fellowship groups and sessions dedicated to youth groups, young students and children. Holiday clubs are also offered along with regular social get togethers including summer Barbeques. The Church also makes it’s premises available to local community groups and therefore keen to offer modern, adaptable facilities. All this activity needs suitable accommodation but unfortunately the current building was in need of replacement and not really satisfactory for purpose. More details here: http://www.newcastlebaptist.org.uk/
Ainscough took ownership of a unit built exactly to their requirements that provided a brand new training space, met all their demands and provided bright and airy conditions conducive to training. The building matched existing units and provides an attractive unit for the site.
Plans to double free nursery childcare to 30 hours in England from September for working parents has seen take up rates of 80% during pilot schemes that run earlier in the year. Whilst some nursery operators have been critical of the level of funding available from the Government, for Newtown Pre-School & Playgroup it represents both challenges and considerable opportunities.
Argent needed to upgrade the existing control room at the Ellesmere Port facility due to increasing sales volumes and to allow for future growth. The most practical option was a modular building that could be installed and quickly made fully operational to minimise site disruption.
Farrat needed to upgrade its office space with a high-tech board room to discuss ongoing and future projects with partners. Extending the current offices would be both expensive and disruptive and it was clear that a new modular building solution would work well if the right supplier could be found.
The largest site operated by Discovery Vine is at Longsands primary school and it’s here that their business acumen has resulted in a two storey modular facility that’s ideally suited for both their pre-school pupils and the before and after school clubs.
Broad Oak Community Primary School typifies the challenges faced by primary schools today. Whilst the numbers of children attending have increased, capital expenditure to provide new facilities has been squeezed and there was a very real need to expand and provide new facilities now.
London is the highest performing area for education in England - with rising numbers going to university, even among disadvantaged families and in this context Eurostat acknowledged that "inner London east" including Haringey, Islington, Hackney,