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Hreod Parkway School

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Project Facts
Sector: Education
Our Role: Package Contractor
Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
Client: Laing O'Rourke
Project Value: £1.3 m
Duration: 9 months
Overview:
Our contract comprised of drainage and external works associated with a large secondary school development in Swindon.
Scope of Works:

The school had a very elaborate external finishing package, with timber feature seats, many kinds of paving, soft landscape areas with terraced gardens and a pond. The hard works included a storm water interceptor tank, drainage and large areas of concrete and tarmac paving. Specific work included CCTV survey of slab drainage to confirm 'as built status' prior to continuation and completion of storm and foul drainage systems. Installation of a large interceptor tank with associated sheet piling and temporary works. Landscaping of large areas including an amphitheatre, pond with boardwalk and a quiet garden. Construction of the school car park including drainage, kerbs and raised feature block paved crossings. Extensive block paving in 9 different colours and 4 different types. Feature slabbing of an internal atrium creating a chess board and planters. Construction of timber sleeper seats throughout the site. Grading for tarmac areas, tennis courts and cricket nets.

PROJECT ACHIEVEMENTS

"High quality finishings that accentuated a very smart building"

John Dunwoody Contracts Manager Natta
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