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Hinderwell School, Scarborough


New Build Extension

The Challenge

Hinderwell Primary School was identified as one of four primary schools in North Yorkshire to be part of the Primary Capital Programme targeting teaching and learning transformation in primary schools.

Among the specific issues to be addressed were

  1. Poor catering and dining
  2. Facilities in need of updating
  3. Poor DDA compliance
  4. Poor services functionality
  5. Unsuitable and potentially hazardous external areas

The works would be extensive so it was necessary to devise a plan of work that would keep the school operable and minimise disruption to the curriculum delivery

Solution

A feasibility study identified areas for refurbishment and alteration as well as some new building. The emphasis was on a phased approach to these works particularly as other third parties had use of the site.

The proposals therefore looked to use and reallocate functions where possible with minimal intervention before considering intervention that is more intensive where this approach was not suitable.

Outdoor areas were landscaped with less steep gradients and internal courtyards put to better use for external teaching.

A BREEAM target of “Very Good” was also a requirement as part of the funding conditions and to meet North Yorkshire County Council’s sustainability targets. The design solution introduced sustainable technologies including a green roof, a new Green Travel Plan and planned Life Cycle costings in order to achieve this.

Benefits

Outdated accommodation has been refurbished, refreshed or altered to provide a modern functioning school where the previous school lacked the necessary facilities.

Poorly used spaces are now fully utilised.

The school now has a far better approach to the town and is instantly recognised as a prominent community facility.

Fire and intruder alarm systems were updated throughout the school and where necessary asbestos removed during the holiday periods to provide a safer learning environment.

The school also benefited from a more welcoming and ordered entrance and approach that supported its position as being at the centre of its local community.

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