Education

We have undertaken many education projects, a few examples are shown below:

Holmewood House School, Tunbridge Wells

Construction of a 12 classroom, 2 storey block, with offices and ancillary facilities. Wicksteeds were involved from feasibility through design development and procurement of this project. With a GIFA of 1,050m², this project was procured through a Single Stage Selective tender based on Bills of Quantities with a JCT Standard Form of Contract with some Contractor Design. Services provided: Quantity Surveyor

Brambletye School, East Grinstead

Construction of a 7 Classroom, 2 storey block, with toilet facilities, including demolition and remote central boiler replacement. Delivered on time and on budget, Wicksteeds were involved from feasibility through design development, procurement & completion of this project and were Joint Winners of the RIBA Downland Prize Education 2010. With a GIFA of 675m², this project was procured through a Single Stage Selective tender based on Bills of Quantities with a JCT Standard Form of Contract with some Contractor Design. Services provided: Quantity Surveyor

Wrotham School, Kent

3 storey curved teaching block, including laboratory and classroom spaces, a sports pavilion and the upgrading of power supplies into the school as a whole, working around the existing school without affecting any of their activities. The scheme is located in the middle of the existing school, with buildings to be retained and demolished at the end of the project. It is located in an AONB and Green Belt, with difficult planning and noise issues overcome. Services provided: Contract Administrator, Quantity Surveyor and CDM Consultancy.

HorizonSchoo, Swanley, Kent

New extension to provide community facilities, an enlarged IT suite, improved staff facilities, a full catering kitchen; and improvements to the existing building, including re-roofing, drainage repairs, extending the car park, and replacing boiler & water supply pipework. Wicksteeds were involved from feasibility through design development, procurement & commencement. This project was completed to time and budget. Services provided: Quantity Surveyor and CDM Consultancy.

Crockham Hill School, Kent

Hall extension with catering kitchen and toilet facilities, with the building located on an awkward sloping site, on ground liable to slippage, requiring piled foundations and back wall, with a watertight concrete ground slab & back wall. Wicksteeds were involved from feasibility through design development, procurement & completion and this project was satisfactorily delivered to the agreed time and budget. Services provided: Quantity Surveyor and CDM Consultancy.

Crockenhill School, Kent

Extension to an existing building to form new classrooms. Services provided: Quantity Surveyor.

Rose Street School,Sheppey, Kent

Construction of a Year 1 Extension and a new Nursery to the existing School to replace existing temporary accommodation. Single storey construction with ancillary facilities. Wicksteeds were involved in the design development & procurement of this project, built on time and to budget. Services provided: Quantity Surveyor.

Newington School, Kent

New construction and alterations to an existing building. Services provided: Quantity Surveyor

Sports Facility for Independent School, Kent

New Sports Hall