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CWA Engineering - Coventry City Council - Structural & Civil Engineering
CWA Engineering - Coventry City Council - Structural & Civil Engineering
CWA Engineering - Coventry City Council - Structural & Civil Engineering

Hollyfast Primary School, Coventry

This development was the second phase of  'Coventry Increasing Pupil Places' programme, increasing the school from a two form of entry to a three.
  • Client:
    Coventry City Council

  • Location:
    Coventry

  • Project Value:
    £2,400,000

  • Services Provided:
    Civil and Structural Engineering Consultancy

  • Added Value:
    The use of the Revit BIM ensured an accurate and fully co-ordinated frame design was completed within a tight programme and site constraints.

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    Hollyfast Primary School, Coventry
Description

The development comprised of two extensions to the existing school, the first being a single storey reception classroom block to the West of the site, providing the reception year with an additional 3 No. classrooms, and the second being a two storey teaching block to the North of the site, providing year 5 & 6 pupils with a further 3 No. classrooms each, with the addition of a resource and group centre along with a new ICT/Library suite.

Both the new single and two storey classroom extensions comprised a steel frame, with a composite deck solution for the first floor of the two storey extension, both built off pad and strip foundations, with a ground bearing reinforced slab solution.

Reinforced cantilever ground beams were required to support the steel frame structure at the interface between the new structure and the existing building.

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