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lecture theatre | ringwood school



Client:
Ringwood School
Architect:
Williams Lester architects
Employer's Agent:
Williams Lester architects
Structural Engineer:
RQ5 Structural
Construction Period:
24 weeks
Works value:
£300k
Procurement Route:
Two-stage tender

project scope

This project comprised the construction of a new Lecture Theatre of contemporary timber framed design, emphasising an environmental approach. The glulam structural frame can be readily expanded; the end wall is constructed to allow it to be easily detached from the structure and repositioned to enable easy extensions, maintaining a cohesive appearance. The roof is angled toward the south to maximise the area available for solar panels, with north facing high level windows.

The design of the building allowed for a short construction period, thereby minimising disruption to the daily activities of the school, and was delivered by our General Works Department, on time and to the Client's original budget.




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Lecture Theatre
Ringwood School

As an outstanding school and a National Teaching Academy we wanted to create a building with a high quality innovative design to support our work in improving the learner experience... We wanted to provide an 'intelligent building', responsive and flexible - one that places the learner experience first. We have certainly achieved that in all respects. The Lecture Hall will provide a very special resource for current and prospective students, staff and wider community groups. It really does have the 'wow' factor.

Chris Edwards, Headteacher, Ringwood School




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Drew Construction Group:
Herbert H Drew & Son Ltd
Drew Properties (New Milton) Ltd
Drew Holdings Ltd
11-15 Station Road | New Milton | BH25 6HN
©Drew Holdings 2017 all rights reserved
website design jan downer