Entries by Lyn

Demolition plans approved for former Epinay School site

South Tyneside Council has approved an application to bulldoze the former Epinay Business and Enterprise School at Clervaux Terrace in the Jarrow area. Proposals were submitted this month and follow the school’s relocation to the former South Shields School site in 2022, following a multi-million-pound transformation project. Buildings at the original Epinay site have been […]


Providing practical solutions for the education sector

Modular construction stands out as an efficient method for creating contemporary and durable educational facilities. Choosing modular buildings over traditional construction brings numerous benefits, leading to a surge in modular schools nationwide. Whether it’s a single or multi-storey structure required, modular solutions offer adaptable designs, ensuring the creation of an ideal learning environment. Wernick Buildings […]


When it comes to constructing schools, colleges and universities, it’s important to balance aesthetic design with building safety. It’s about creating spaces that are not only safe and functional but also welcoming and inspiring for both staff and students. The new Academy Tien in The Netherlands strikes this balance perfectly, with Pyroguard’s fire safe solutions […]


TG Escapes to provide 10 classroom modular building for SEND at Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill School serves students with high-dependency Special Educational Needs and Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities. The brief from Newcastle City Council was to create a bespoke, stand-alone facility capable of accommodating 60 pupils. Collaboration was key to the project and TG Escapes engaged in numerous client sessions to gather feedback and insights from all […]


With F.H. Brundle, you don’t compromise on school security

Schools can’t cut corners on security. But in education, budgets are tight. How do you square that circle? By finding the right supplier. At F.H.Brundle, we’ve helped dozens of schools, colleges, and universities keep students safe and secure. In our vast and ever-expanding range, you’ll find products that offer outstanding performance at competitive prices. Our […]


Middlesbrough College – Stair Nosings

Middlesbrough College is the largest college in Teesside. The main college building has won numerous design awards as a landmark project in the regeneration of the area. GM Contracts was hired as the flooring contractor. This project involved fitting 900 metres of stair nosing, which needed to be durable and reliable, in order to deal […]


Automatic Door Servicing Solutions from TORMAX

With wet and windy weeks ahead, it is crucial that your automatic doors operate with optimum efficiency, maintaining smooth flowing foot traffic throughout campus and allowing staff and pupils to access buildings quickly and promptly. Regular servicing and maintenance of automatic entrances helps to ensure reliable operation, whatever the weather throws at them. With a […]


ROCKWOOL® develops CPD to promote fire safety of multifunctional roofs

ROCKWOOL, the UK’s leading stone wool insulation manufacturer, has launched a new CPD (Continuing Professional Development) module to help roofing contractors and specifiers assess and mitigate potential fire safety risks for flat roofs used as additional functional space of a building. Flat roofs are a common construction, especially in busy urban environments where space is […]

Seven New Schools to Progress in Planning

Education Minister Paul Givan has announced new build projects for seven schools across Northern Ireland will now progress in planning. The Minister has written to Principals following his decision to lift the pause on a number of schools in the worst condition, announced for capital funding in 2022. The schools that will now progress in […]



Zentia, the UK’s market leader in complete ceiling solutions, proudly announces the launch of ‘Oplia,’ the latest family addition to its product portfolio. Formerly recognised as Perla, the renaming reflects Zentia’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of design and functionality in ceiling tiles.  The range, launched on the 10th January, offers a diverse set of […]