Tadcaster East Primary School Children's Centre

Tadcaster East Primary School Children's Centre

Project Factsheet

Client

North Yorkshire County Council

Location

Tadcaster

Duration

4 weeks

Value

£34,000

The first project undertaken by Britcon within the North Yorkshire County Council Construction Framework was the refurbishment of a mobile classroom to form the new children's centre at Tadcaster.

Works to be carried during the summer holidays & involved check on existing electrics inc installation of new smoke alarm internal re decoration & new flooring, joinery repairs. Ext works inc forming of ramps, concrete hard standings, fencing & erection of store units & pram shelter.

Projects

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Competency Assessment Training Centre Humberside - 'CATCH'

Assessment Training Centre Humberside

North East Lincolnshire Council appointed Britcon to 'design and build' a Chemical Processing Plant Training facility for the purpose of upskilling the current Humber bank workforce and technical assessment of new entrants to chemical and allied sectors. The site situated at Kiln Lane, Stallingborough, North East Lincolnshire measures approximately 4 hectares.

The facility comprised the following: two-storey office and training block, large training workshop with amenity block, L shaped 4-storey high process plant, single-storey control room, external learning zone hard standings, access roads, parking, landscaping and fencing.

Coun Geoff Lewis, portfolio holder for regeneration, said: "Britcon were chosen after assessing such considerations as evidence of extensive and well-used health and safety procedures, cost and quality. "Council officers undertook a site visit and were impressed with the way the company were working on site and the integration of sub-contractors and suppliers into Britcon procedures.

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Competency Assessment Training Centre Humberside - 'CATCH'

Britcon to 'design and build' a Chemical Processing Plant Training facility for the purpose of upskilling the current Humber bank workforce and technical assessment of new entrants to chemical and allied sectors.

School Kitchen Refurbishment Framework

School Kitchen Refurbishment

Secured on the back of numerous partnering frameworks, Britcon were asked by North East Lincolnshire Council to undertake significant refurbishment of several kitchen facilities within 12 local primary schools.

The schools in question included Willows, Ravendale, Yarborough, Cloverfields, Weelsby, Littlecoates, Eastfield, South Parade, Western, Allerton, Reynolds and Nunsthorpe.

Generally works comprised the installation of hygienic wall floor and ceiling covering and provision of work surfaces and appliances together with associated mechanical and electrical works.

Whilst the work packages varied throughout the portfolio generally the following were undertaken during the holiday shutdown period;

  • Asbestos removal prior to work starting in some of the schools
  • Formation of new openings in existing walls
  • Construction of new stud walls
  • Installation of new suspended ceiling system
  • Installation of new hygienic wall and ceiling coverings
  • Laying of new slip resistant floor covering and coved skirtings
  • Refurbishment of existing doors, frames and fittings
  • Alterations and refurbishment to some windows, fittings
  • Installation of new kitchen appliances
  • Installation of benches and shelves
  • Associated electrical and mechanical work

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School Kitchen Refurbishment Framework

Secured on the back of numerous partnering frameworks, Britcon were asked by North East Lincolnshire Council to undertake significant refurbishment of several kitchen facilities within 12 local primary schools.

Refurbishment of Discover 4

Discover 4

May Gurney are working with North Lincolnshire Council as part of the government building schools for the future. Foxhills school has been selected for improvements in the region of 11 million pounds. Discover 4 is the initial enabling works to refurbish & alter the existing gym block into a new teaching area. This will be used in September as the new school year starts leaving other areas free for the main scheme to commence.

The project has been carried out with Britcon acting as a sub-contractor with May Gurney acting as main contractor. The program of works is critical to the main school refurbishment & had to be complete for the end of August ready for the school staff to return in the 1st week of September & lay out the furniture etc ready for the children's return.

The scheme involved complete removal of all existing M&E service, major demolition works, new roof coverings, internal alterations over 3 floors, installation of a disabled access lift. New mechanical & electrical systems including IT & data installations. Decorations & floor coverings whilst the initial design was priced at tender stage the scheme has been reviewed & amended during weekly design meetings.

Whilst undertaking the above works the school have also asked us to carry out the modifications to other existing rooms within the school along with May Gurney asking us to take on the services enabling works which involved 1000m of trenching works in and around the school to allow the installation of new elec, gas, water, IT & fire alarm services all to be complete for the end of August.

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Refurbishment of Discover 4

Discover 4 is the initial enabling works to refurbish & alter the existing gym block into a new teaching area. This will be used in September as the new school year starts leaving other areas free for the main scheme to commence.

John Leggott College Development

John Leggott College

Britcon Limited have enjoyed almost a constant presence on site at John Leggott college since constructing our first project there, the new IT centre. Comprising a traditional two storey construction this building houses IT teaching facilities and contains extensive data cabling and IT enabling.

The Social Sciences and Student Social buildings followed creating what has now become Britcon's longest standing relationship within the educational sector. Both buildings were finished to a high standard internally including features such as glass block walling, atriums, curtain walling and esplanades.

Other projects have included the construction of hard surfaced Sports Play Areas, a major extension and reconfiguration of the main entrance, Technical Block extension and DDA compliance works.

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John Leggott College Development

Britcon Limited have enjoyed almost a constant presence on site at John Leggott college since constructing our first project there, the new IT centre.

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