Tudor grange academy (formerly Elgar Technical College)

Name: Tudor grange academy (formerly Elgar Technical College)

Location: Worcester

Architect: Worcestershire County Council

Value: £3.5M

Client: Worcestershire County Council

Role: Full civil/structural design and below ground drainage

Description: This was a phased development of the original school site, commencing with a new hard play area and increased car parking to free up site space. The scheme included a part new-build, part refurbishment Music/Drama Suite and a complete new-build 16 classroom block over 2 storeys. The classroom block had a duo pitch roof New Page with linear inset glazing running down the ridge line and the roof beams were Glulam timber onto the steel frame.

The project was completed with a "4 court" sports hall, steel framed and masonry clad, this was designed as a braced frame with curved cellular roof beams to get away from the conventional portal framed affect. Ancillary to the hall were new changing rooms/toilets, dance/exercise studio, fitness room and entrance foyer with equipment stores and offices

Pates Grammar School

Name: Pate's Grammar School

Location: Cheltenham

Architect: Barron and Smith

Value: £5M

Client: Pate's Grammar School

Role: Full structural design

Description: Demolition of existing High Alumina Cement affected school buildings followed by phased re-construction of entire school incorporating teaching blocks, sports hall and administrative offices.