Stepnell makes progress on three southern projects

CONTRACTOR Stepnell has made significant progress with three of its education projects in the southern region - Gordon’s School, Canford School and The Woodroffe School.

Located in Woking, Surrey, Gordon’s School’s new sports facility was completed last October following a £6m, 36-week programme that continued to progress throughout lockdown. The ultra-modern build – designed by NVB Architects – includes a 1,223 square metre sports hall with associated changing rooms and supporting spaces.

Stepnell also installed a new, all-weather 3G pitch with the help of S&C Slatter to provide a high-quality playing surface for both football and rugby. Stepnell also remained on site to complete work at Canford School in Wimborne, Dorset on a new, 56-bed boarding house.

The £3.9m development also included a garage and external works such as paving, asphalt, fencing and top soiling. Stepnell has also continued working at the Woodroffe School in Dorset. The £2 million development will include a new, two-storey teaching block with classrooms and a group learning space, library resource centre and additional office space to help expand the school’s academic offering.

 

www.stepnell.co.uk 

www.slattersportsconstruction.com 

Related Stories
TG Escapes provide timber frame offsite solutions for contractors
There are occasions when schools need extra space quickly, cheaply and with minimal disruption. TG Escapes modular offsite process means that we can work with main contractors to deliver projects that would not normally be achievable. Rather than temporary or volumetric solutions, TG Escapes designs are bespoke and provide inspiring learning spaces that have a real impact on a school setting. From single classrooms or breakout rooms to chapels, canteens, sports pavilions and performing arts studios, all ...
‘Open or shut?’ confusion over Government’s covoid-19 policy
Construction work at some English and Welsh schools was continuing as Education Design and Build went to press, but with the coronavirus escalating fast, pressure was mounting on the Government to order a total close-down.
Universities and built environment professionals battle to survive
As Higher Education Estates went to press, Britain’s universities were continuing to operate but only on a highly restricted basis.
Returning to school – returning to normal
Government permitting, Stable Events will be holding their 11th education building forum on 12th & 13th November 2020 @ The Belfry.
SEND school-building surge with 35 in operation by late 2022
THIRTY-FIVE new schools are to be built for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), the government has announced.