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CWA Engineering - Staffordshire Council - Structural & Civil Engineering
CWA Engineering - Staffordshire Council - Structural & Civil Engineering

Landau Forte Academy – 11-16 Centre, Tamworth

The prestigious Landau Forte Academy in Tamworth comprises two campuses, a Post 16 Centre with 860 places and an 11-16 Centre offering 960 student places. The 11-16 Centre is located on the former playing fields of the Woodhouse Community College.
  • Client:
    Staffordshire County Council

  • Location:
    Tamworth, Birmingham

  • Project Value:
    £16,000,000

  • Services Provided:
    Civil and Structural Engineering Consultancy

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

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    Landau Forte Academy – 11-16 Centre, Tamworth
Description

The two storey steel framed structure supports exposed precast concrete plank floors and roofs which transmit heating/cooling and ventilation via the Termodeck system, which in turn is linked to geothermal heat pumps. The roof planks to the three learning wings are laid to a 10 degree pitch providing positive roof drainage and an aesthetic appearance to the interior of the building. A feature of the 11-16 Centre is the sweeping curved raking roof to the community wing forming a prominent frontage at the main entrance of the academy.

For further information regarding this project please contact Dave Copeland, Project Director.

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