projects - education

Science Laboratory - Aston Manor Academy

Science Laboratory - Aston Manor Academy

We have recently finished refurbishing 2 science rooms at Aston Manor Academy in conjunction with Havelock Europa. Providing all new fitted furniture along with full mechanical and electrical installation as part of a turn key project.

Longwill School for Deaf Children

Longwill School for Deaf Children

Our recently completed project at Longwill School included knocking through an existing wall and creating a bespoke split level reception hatch, along with refurbishing the reception office. We also refurbished an additional office and replaced all the doors in the School with solid wood veneer doors including VPs.

Severne Primary School - KS1 Veranda refurbishment

Severne Primary School - KS1 Veranda refurbishment

We were delighted to be asked to refurbished the KS1 Veranda. Where we providing low level bespoke benching at either end of the 28m room for KS1 pupils including an area for ICT as well as general teaching. The mid-section incorporated 9 meters of bespoke floor to ceiling storage cupboards and 2 adult height sink units. The brickwork walls were finished with Ilumitex wall covering and the flooring was divided into sections of vinyl, barrier matting and, carpet tiles from Interface FLOR Series 1.

Walmley Junior School - Craft Room

Walmley Junior School - Craft Room

Working in conjunction with Construction Management Services, our brief was to strip out an IT Classroom and convert it along with another room to provide facilities for lessons in Cooking and Art. Kitchen units and new appliances were installed along with new Trespa topped desks (not shown). Air conditioning was installed along with a new suspended ceiling.

The distinctive flooring we installed was from Polyflor Expona Commercial range.

Dudley College - Catering Kitchen

Dudley College - Catering Kitchen

We recently extended and converted an existing classroom within the College which didn't have any services, into a 140m2 Training Kitchen for Catering Students. All the services had to be extended and hidden within the building fabric. The walls were finished in Altro Whiterock, with the stainless steel equipment supplied and fitted by Francis Catering.

The Martin High School - Modular Classroom

The Martin High School - Modular Classroom

We are in the process of completing our second phase of enabling works at The Martin High School in Leicestershire. The enabling works includes piling, drainage, access and landscaping an area of approx 300m2 for the installation of Modular Classrooms. These buildings will then be clad in cedar, more photos to follow.

Westminster Primary School - Staff Toilets

Westminster Primary School - Staff Toilets

We were delighted to work with Westminster Primary School, refurbishing the School Toilets. We began with the Staff Toilets, shown here. Using the Bushboard Sentinel range of cubicles and vanity units to maximise the space within these long narrow areas.

Percy Shurmer Academy - Conference Office

Percy Shurmer Academy - Conference Office

This was a design and build project to construct a new extension providing a conference facility incorporating full air conditioning, with aluminium bi-fold doors out to the lawn and a small meeting room.

Calthorpe School - New Entrance

Calthorpe School - New Entrance

We constructed a new entrance for the School in aluminium framed curtain wall glazing to form a secure reception area. The entrance incorporated a new DDA accessible ramp.

Percy Shurmer Academy - Creation of Classrooms

Percy Shurmer Academy - Creation of Classrooms

During this project we converted some of the rooms on the second floor from Dance and Theatre studios back into classrooms with additional teaching space consisting of break out rooms for small groups of students.

Hunters Hill Technical College - Toilet Refurbishment

Hunters Hill Technical College - Toilet Refurbishment

This project was undertaken in partnership with MADE Architecture Ltd, who designed this unique toilet layout. This enabled the security of the toilets to be maintained via the frameless glazed panelling, whilst offering privacy to the users by installing full height flush cubicles which were digitally printed using images from the Schools grounds.

Brays School - Staff Toilet Refurbishment

Brays School - Staff Toilet Refurbishment

We have refurbished 3 sets of Staff Toilets for Brays School in Sheldon using Award by Venesta Washrooms. The layout of the Ladies toilet was modified to include an extra cubicle. The walls in all 3 were finished in Altro Whiterock.

St Mark's Catholic Primary School - Toilet Refurbishment

St Mark's Catholic Primary School - Toilet Refurbishment

We have just completed the refurbishment of 5 sets of pupil toilets and 1 staff toilet at St Mark's School. Lime green was the colour that co-ordinated all the pupil toilets, with the addition of Cerise in the Girls Toilets and Teal in the Boys Toilets.

 

Balsall Common Primary School - Swimming Pool & Facilities

Balsall Common Primary School - Swimming Pool & Facilities

Working in conjunction with Ridge Architects we created an extension and refurbished the changing rooms, parents viewing area and showers. Further alterations were undertaking around the swimming pool area. The staff and pupils undertook the final decoration on the walls around the pool.

Dudley College - Atrium Cafe

Dudley College - Atrium Cafe

Working in conjunction with CHR Catering Equipment we have refurbished the central atrium within the 75 year old Broadway Campus, the area is now utilised by Redcliffe Catering. The new cafe and meeting space opened on enrolment day, having been completed during the 8 week summer holidays.

Severne Primary School - Pupil Toilets

Severne Primary School - Pupil Toilets

Two large sets of pupil toilets have been remodelled to provide bright and spacious toilet facitlities for the infant pupils.

Short Heath Primary School - Toilet Refurbishments

Short Heath Primary School - Toilet Refurbishments

We completely refurbished both sets of nursery toilets, cladding each area with Altro Whiterock and decorating above with Ilumitex Wall Covering. We installed Lollipop cubicles and vanity units supplied by Venesta Washrooms.

The infant toilets were fitted out with Genesis cubicles and the walls were fully decorated with Ilumitex. All floors were laid with Gerflor Tarasafe Ultra

Oak Cottage Primary School  - Extension

Oak Cottage Primary School - Extension

This project at Oak Cottage Primary School, the contract consisted of three phases. Phase 1 - the demolition of temporary classrooms; the extension of an existing classroom; a library extension complete with associated external drainage and access ramps/pavement.

Phase 2 - the demolition of a glass covered roof and walls to existing foundations and the introduction of new brick built walls to support a new insulated flat roof. New aluminium windows and doors were introduced into the brickwork. There were major alterations to the existing external paving which is now includes DDA specific ramps and stairs.

Phase 3 - the extension to an existing store with a new insulated flat roof and minor internal alterations to allow easier access.

Dorridge Infant School - Nursery Refurbishment

Dorridge Infant School - Nursery Refurbishment

We refurbished the Nursery at Dorridge Infant School (250m2) in conjunction with Construction Management Services. This project comprised of: bespoke library shelving units; bespoke office furniture; new flooring throughout in the form of Flotex HD and Vinyl. Redecoration to all areas, including Ilumitex in the toilet areas. A new fitted kitchen was installed with both low level units for pupil use and standard unit height for staff use.

Bellfield Nursery - Toilet Refurbishment

Bellfield Nursery - Toilet Refurbishment

The inspiration for this project was to create a 'bug' themed toilets for the Nursery.

To accomplish this we used digital wall art cross the entire entrance wall, Bumble Bee mirrors, Ladybird cubicles from Amwell Systems, and into the floor we fitted a Caterpillar floor motif from Polyflor.

Castle Bromwich Infant School - Nursery Playground

Castle Bromwich Infant School - Nursery Playground

We refurbished the 350m2 Nursery Playground in conjunction with Construction Management Services. The playground was laid with 300m2 of soft pour in 4 colours, onto which a range of play equipment and a trim trail has been installed. Maze seating and a Story tellers chair have been located under a large sail canopy. A sensory path was created around a number of planters along with a wild beast area. Two new access ramps were created and new doors were also installed to the nursery. The whole area has been screened with willow fencing.

Meriden Primary School - Bike Store & Scooter Rack

Meriden Primary School - Bike Store & Scooter Rack

We excavated and constructed a concrete hard standing on the edge of the playground for the installation of a Bike Store which was manufactured by Marshalls Urban Structures and a Scooter Rack manufactured by Tollhouse Limited.

Sutton Coldfield College - Refectory Refurbishment

Sutton Coldfield College - Refectory Refurbishment

This was a very exciting project for us where we worked closely with the client to create an environment that encouraged healthy eating. The refectory was situated on two levels one of which was a mezzanine floor. We created a secure shop area and new canteen serving facilities. The two tone orange and white resin floor was replicated on the ceiling and digital graphic wall paper images were used within the stairwell and main refectory wall.

George Dixon International School - IT Suite

George Dixon International School - IT Suite

Working in conjunction with Knight Frank we built a 230m2 extension to George Dixon International School, to provide an IT facility which the school intends to use for Community based learning. The extension has been designed to give an aesthetically pleasing design and will be fitted out with modern IT equipment.

Meriden Primary School - Classroom Extension

Meriden Primary School - Classroom Extension

The works comprised of the construction of a single storey classroom extension utilising traditional cavity construction envelope walls with a light weight steel structure roof. Internally the steel work exposed to create an integral design feature. Powder coated aluminium windows were installed and the classroom was linked to the main building by a corridor of curtain walling.

Pupils make a Splash at Knowle Primary School

Pupils make a Splash at Knowle Primary School

In order to decide which set of toilets to refurbish first Knowle Primary School held a competition for the best toilet design. The competition was won by the Junior Girls who created a Boutique rather than just a toilet. Their colour scheme was Cerise, Lilac and Silver and their attention to detail included Splash Mirrors, and Pink Bubble Toilet Seats, creating a wow effect toilet

Oldbury Sports College - Science Laboratory

Oldbury Sports College - Science Laboratory

Zone CEE project managed the complete refurbishment of two science laboratories. The project involved the complete stripping out of all existing laboratory furniture and flooring, all services where then isolated before the rooms were redecorated. The laboratory was then fitted out with integrated units designed and supplied by British Thornton ESF who are specialists in the manufacture and installation of educational laboratory furniture.

 

Sutton Coldfield - Construction of Security Lodge

Sutton Coldfield - Construction of Security Lodge

Working in conjunction with Knight Frank we commenced the construction of a single storey security lodge, built on a raft foundation with glazed aluminium windows to all four sides. The entrance canopy has security lights and CCTV which affords safe pedestrian access on to the campus.

Wind in the Willows - The Grange Nursery

Wind in the Willows - The Grange Nursery

Internally the works comprise of the refurbishment of an existing single storey science laboratory of approx 270m. The works included stripping out all existing fixtures & fittings, capping off all services (pending new connections), the provision of new window openings in the building and roof lights, the installation of new timber / steel partitions, creation of internal block wall and the provision of new finishes to walls, ceilings and floors. Externally demolition works were undertaken and a new external car park was created.