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Tuesday, 16th February 2010

New Art Block St Georges College, Sleaford

Client: St George's College

Architect: Gelder Design

Type of Contract: Design & Build

Project Duration:  16 Weeks

Value:  £403,000

Completion Date:  August 2009

The works comprised the design and construction of a new art teaching block from inception to completion comprising 1 Art Classroom, 1 Textiles / Art Classroom, 1 Teaching area – currently utilised for Drama, 3 Stores and a Kiln Room / Store.

Enabling works included the relocation of the existing 7 bay modular art classrooms which was carried out in-house.
The construction itself was piles with ground beams  foundations, beam and block flooring, load bearing masonry, truss rafters with a tiled roof, aluminium external windows with associated internal finishes, fixtures and fittings – which incorporated perimeter benching to the two art classrooms, a large textiles table, art sinks to one classroom and perimeter blackout curtains to the perimeter of the teaching area. The works also incorporated a new covered area / link between the new and existing block.
"We are delighted with the excellent standard of work carried out.  The contract was brought in on time and Gelder Ltd co-operated fully with the College.  We are very happy to recommend Gelder Ltd to you.  We would hope to work with them again."
Paul Watson, Principal