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Balerno High School Refurbishment

Location: Balerno

Summary: Phased refurbishment works to an operational high school building

Description of Works:

Phased refurbishment works to an operational high school building.  Works were carried out during term times and holiday periods in order to minimise disruption to the school.

Works included:

  • Upgrade metal roof decking of the full roof area, including insulation upgrade
  • Replace/upgrade approximately 90% of suspended ceilings
  • Replace/upgrade windows to pool building and courtyard
  • Upgrade areas of render where bossed, pointing blockwork
  • Replace weatherboarding to courtyard
  • Upgrade changing rooms and toilets on ground and first floor to include cubicles, floor/wall finishes and sanitaryware
  • Remove immersion and calorifier plant and replace entirely. Replace any age expired hot and cold-water pipework -subject to survey
  • Replace and upgrade Electrical Main Panel Boards and Distribution Boards
  • Upgrade small electrics throughout including cabling, trunking where appropriate and accessories
  • Kitchen upgrade including ceiling upgrade, walls and floor as necessary to comply with current hygiene and Building Standard requirements
  • Electrical upgrade including new power supply as necessary to allow safe operation of new equipment proposed.
  • Upgrade ventilation as appropriate to be in accordance with CIBSE recommendations
  • Upgrade fire alarm system throughout
  • Upgrade cracked/uneven slabs, renew wearing course, concrete blocks and re surface car park
  • Decorate walls, ceiling, skirtings, doors, replace floor coverings where disrupted

Community Benefits:

  • Promotion of job opportunities via local agencies
  • Training for existing workforce and supply chain
  • Pupil work placement
  • Tarred section of footpath leading to 3G pitch

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