Clackmannanshire Primary School & Early Years Bundle
Summary: Design & build alteration, extension and new build works to a number of primary schools within Clackmannanshire over a 2-year period.
Description of Works: Maxi Construction were awarded the Primary School & Early Years Bundle project for Clackmannanshire Council from hub East Central Scotland Limited. The project consists of design & build alteration, extension and new build works to a number of primary schools within Clackmannanshire over a 2-year period.
Alva Primary School
Alterations and extension to an operational primary school to form a community library and new school entrance
Menstrie Early Years Centre
Construction of a new steel-framed 585m2 nursery
Menstrie Nursery Refurbishment
Refurbishment works to an existing nursery to form primary school accommodation
Craigbank Primary School Sauchie
Phased refurbishment works to provide upgraded primary and early years accommodation
Park Nursery Alloa
Timber-frame extension to an operational nursery
A Value Engineering exercise for Menstrie Early Years Centre resulted in:
The building envelope was simplified with relatively minor compromise to achieve U-Values.
Building services were rationalised through re-examining the end user’s requirements with outcomes as below
Boiler capacity reduced by a 1/3.
Simplification of the mechanical ventilation solution
Alternative light fittings
Alternative photovoltaic panel solution
Improved and more cost-effective solution for emergency vehicle access.
We hosted a ‘Meet the Buyer’ event for local suppliers/sub contractors to attend
We employed 2 candidates via an employment scheme
We provided fully funded SSSTS and PASMA training to sub contractors involved with the project
Participated in school activities including decorating plywood Christmas trees to display in the windows of classrooms which were being refurbished, working with the school’s Digital Ninjas team and introducing the school to the interactive Construction Manager game.