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Kettering Science Academy - Education - CWA - Eng
Kettering Science Academy - Education - CWA - Eng
Kettering Science Academy - Education - CWA - Eng

Kettering Science Academy

  • Client:
    Staffordshire County Council

  • Location:
    Tamworth, Birmingham

  • Project Value:
    £16,000,000

  • Services Provided:
    Structural and engineering consultancy.

  • Added Value:
    The use of the Revit BIM ensured an accurate and fully coordinated project was delivered within tight program constraints.

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    Kettering Science Academy
Description

The Kettering Science Academy is a £24m beacon of inspirational learning space to replace the ISE Community College and links with the adjacent Henry Gotch Primary School, which has also benefited from a refurbishment as part of this extensive project.

This building is generally two storey with a gross internal floor area of 12,300 sq m. The construction is steel frame with precast floors and roof, which are allied to a Thermodeck heating, cooling and ventilation system. Concrete soffits were left exposed at both floor levels. The existing materials on site were treated by vibrocompaction, which allowed a traditional mass concrete foundation and ground bearing slab solution to be adopted.

The drainage system utilised SUDS and incorporated permeable paving, swales and retention ponds.

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