Entries by Lyn

USA – Post Covid Ventilation

More than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world and sent almost everyone home, people are getting ready to return to classrooms, workplaces and public spaces as they adapt to a new normal of rules, conditions and restrictions. Post-Covid architecture is in the spotlight today with the design and construction industry engaged in […]

Modular Learning

YOUNGSTERS heading back to an East Lothian primary school this month will find a new classroom has been craned in ready for lessons. West Barns Primary School has added a temporary new classroom for its P6/P7 pupils over the summer holidays, to help provide space for the growing number of children. The modular classroom building […]

Developers False Promises

New Shrewsbury secondary school ‘needed to match development plans’ A new secondary school needs to be built in a town to cope with the demand of large-scale development, councillors say. Concerns have been raised that an increasing number of families are seeing their children miss out on places at their preferred schools in Shrewsbury, with […]

Aico Hosts Careers Day

Louise Cowling, Marketing Executive, and Luke Allwood-Reid, Finance Clerk, at the Belvidere School careers day, hosted at Aico headquarters The careers morning ran over two days with over 100 students in attendance. The event comprised of a tour of Aico’s facilities as well as fun, interactive job-related activities for the students to take part in […]

COVENTRY – School Rebuild Edges Closer

The rebuild of an entire school in Coventry has been recommended for approval by planners ahead of a final decision by councillors this week. West Coventry Academy has drawn up plans for a new three-storey school building, sports centre and outdoor sports pitches as part of a major £38 million rebuild. A new main entrance […]

Zumtobel and Thorn provide ‘a light at the end of the tunnel’ for St. Patrick’s Special School  

Working on a brief to deliver a first-class facility for students and teachers at St. Patrick’s Special School in Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Zumtobel Group brands Zumtobel and Thorn have supplied a number of luminaires throughout the €14 million project. In conjunction with building engineers Semple and McKillop Ltd, the project involved the supply of custom […]

Forgotten new School

Sammy Crook with Neil Parish MP    A petition has been set up by the school calling on the Government to act Neil Parish has welcomed a petition calling on the Government to build a new school for Tiverton. Tiverton High School is asking the community to support its bid for a new build. The […]

£12.5m Sustainable School for Irvine

ROBERTSON Construction Central West has been appointed as the preferred Tier 1 Contractor by hub South West for a new £12.5 million primary school in Irvine. The new school, for North Ayrshire Council, will support the continued expansion of housing within the coastal town – with it running to 12 classes, as well as having […]

Sporting futures in Wirral

Two planning applications have been submitted to Wirral Council that could collectively deliver £4 million of investment into the sporting futures of young people in Wirral. Birkenhead School is seeking outline planning permission for 33 high-quality four-and-five bedroom houses at Noctorum Field which is a private redundant school playing field off Noctorum Road. The capital […]

Councilor Safeguards Schools Future

Wetherby High School and Royds School both need urgent repairs (Image: Google)   Plans to rebuild Wetherby High School have finally been announced by a senior Leeds city councillor, following months of uncertainty about the school’s future. While no official announcement has yet been released by the council, the authority’s deputy leader Coun Jonathan Pryor […]