Bassaleg Comprehensive School teaching block
Delivering a school upgrade incorporating a wide range of energy efficient methodologies.
We are working with Newport City Council to deliver significant improvements to Bassaleg Comprehensive School that will create over 300 extra school places.
Procured using the SEWSCAP3 framework by the council’s property partner Newport Norse, the project involves the creation of a three-storey teaching block which contains dining and assembly areas, as well as 3G sports facilities, playing fields and associated external works.
Sustainability will play a key role in the development, with the teaching building incorporating a wide range of energy efficient methodologies, including an enhanced building envelope to maximise air tightness, alongside triple glazed windows. Furthermore, the roof will feature an array of photovoltaic (PV) solar panels, harnessing renewable energy.
Victoria Lambe, Headteacher of Bassaleg School said:
“We feel incredibly proud to be in receipt of much needed significant investment to our infrastructure to accommodate our growing school population. The planned upgraded facilities will complement the innovative and expansive work being undertaken on our dynamic new curriculum and ensure that our pupils are thriving within a 21st century learning environment.”
Ian Jones, Director at Willmott Dixon said:
“We are delighted to be working with Newport City Council at Bassaleg School where we will bring our significant experience delivering low carbon facilities for the education sector. Working with Newport City Council and Newport Norse, the school’s redevelopment will benefit not just pupils and staff, but the wider community."
“Willmott Dixon has a commitment to engage the communities where it builds. This is reflected in the work we are already undertaking with the school, and also the strong links our team and our supply chain partners have to Bassaleg School and the surrounding community.”
- Three-storey teaching block which contains dining and assembly areas.
- Creating over 300 extra school places.
- A wide range of energy efficient methodologies, from maximised air tightness to triple glazed windows.
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