Entries by Lyn

Bradford Secondary School to undergo refurbishment

A major section of Bradford secondary school is set to be demolished and replaced with modern, net zero buildings, the Department for Education has revealed. Two blocks at Trinity Academy Bradford – the former Queensbury School and then Queensbury Academy – will be knocked down to make way for the new buildings under newly submitted […]

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SOCOTEC enhances fire safety in specialised SEN school

A dedicated team from SOCOTEC UK’s Fire Engineering division played a vital role in providing fire consultancy services for the construction of a specialised SEN School. This institution caters to approximately 150 children aged four to nineteen with complex social and communication needs, ensuring a high-quality education through specialist facilities and adaptive teaching techniques. The […]

Council bids to take School Build into own hands

Bracknell Forest wants to get ‘certainty’ over opening date of vital special school A council wants to take the construction of a new special free school into its own hands to gain more “certainty” that it opens on time. Ministers approved a 100-place, all-through school in Bracknell Forest last year, but although a site has […]

World-class medical science facility opened by Princess Royal

photo credit – Neil Hanna Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, has opened a science building designed to help researchers address some of the world’s most pressing health concerns. Rheumatoid arthritis, lung cancer and women’s health issues are just some of the medical conditions being tackled by more than […]

‘Milestone’ for the University of Cumbria Project

More than 1,400 students a year are expected to attend courses at the future Barrow Island campus building, a large part of Barrow’s successful £25m Town Deal bid. Main contractor Caddick Construction began work building the 104,400 sq ft educational facility last week. Construction of the DAY Architectural-designed building is estimated to take the remainder […]

Daylight and Nordic Influence enhances French School

image © Erieta Attali Grenoble-based firm r2k architecte presents Oiseau Lyre, a school with Nordic inspiration in Noisy-le-Grand, France. Anchored on a plot with eight meters of elevation, the school faces North toward the Marne and explores a new pedagogical model of Finnish design, offering a diversity of shared spaces. The compact building of 50mx100m […]

Three down, one thousand to go: school pupils help plant first trees at local development

SGB-25975 BFHA pupils with Harron Homes Site Manager Kevin Adlington and Carrier Landscapers Site Manager Joe Carnell The official planting ceremony saw three BFHA pupils assist both Carrier Landscapers and Harron Home’s Bilsthorpe Chase Site Team in planting three native oaks on the development’s village green. Perhaps the most familiar of British species, the oaks, […]

University campus takes another step forward

The University of Cumbria is delighted to announce that family business Caddick Construction has been appointed as the lead contractor to create the first university campus in Barrow-in-Furness. The Caddick Construction team commenced work on-site this week, driving forward the programme for the University of Cumbria campus to be constructed throughout 2024. The campus will […]

From Edward the Elder to Modern Technology

  New primary school in Wolverhampton ready to take on pupils for 2024 Wednesfield Technology Primary is currently being built and will take reception children from September 2024. Reception class places are now being welcomed for a new technology primary school currently nearing the end of construction in Wolverhampton. Due to open in September 2024, […]