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CWA Engineering - John Taylor School - Civil & Structural Engineering Services
CWA Engineering - John Taylor School - Civil & Structural Engineering Services
CWA Engineering - John Taylor School - Civil & Structural Engineering Services
CWA Engineering - John Taylor School - Civil & Structural Engineering Services
CWA Engineering - John Taylor School - Civil & Structural Engineering Services
CWA Engineering - John Taylor School - Civil & Structural Engineering Services
CWA Engineering - John Taylor School - Civil & Structural Engineering Services
CWA Engineering - John Taylor School - Civil & Structural Engineering Services
CWA Engineering - John Taylor School - Civil & Structural Engineering Services

John Taylor Free School, Burton-Upon-Trent

The project is to deliver a prestigious new Academy High School in Burton Upon Trent to resolve a shortfall of secondary education places within the area.
  • Client:
    Entrust for Staffordshire County Council

  • Location:
    Burton Upon Trent

  • Project Value:
    £30m

  • Services Provided:
    Civil and Structural Engineering Consultancy Services
Description

The school is to be an 8 form entry with 1200 secondary places and 240 sixth form places, but to allow for future expansion of the school to 12 form entry in the future.

The main school building will be constructed using a three storey steel framed structure supporting exposed precast concrete plank floors and roofs, which provide thermal mass within the building and assist with the energy performance of the school. The design will incorporate a landscape courtyard within the main building providing natural light to the adjacent teaching spaces. There is a separate sports hall block on the site which will be constructed using a steel framed structure with a lightweight roof. The main entrance area of the school which features a cantilevered section of the first floor to provide a visually prominent frontage on arrival.

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