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Clackmannanshire Primary School & Early Years Bundle

Location: Clackmannanshire

Summary: Design & build alteration, extension and new build works to a number of primary schools within Clackmannanshire over a 2-year period.

Value: £6.2m

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.

Completed Projects:

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

Current Project:

Park Nursery Alloa

Timber-frame extension to an operational nursery

Added Value:

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.

Community Benefits:

  • 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.

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John C Aitchison
Managing Director
E: johnaitchison@maxiconstruction.co.uk


Barry Simpson
Construction Director
E: barrysimpson@maxiconstruction.co.uk


Claire MacKenzie
Marketing Manager
E: clairemackenzie@maxiconstruction.co.uk

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This important and challenging project

“This important and challenging project has been completed quietly, efficiently and professionally without any fuss."

Well done

“Well done in completing the first phase of the works, on programme and with zero snagging. The client is delighted with the end product which has exceeded their expectations.”

The building is impressive

"I would like to pass on the thanks of the whole school to everyone involved in what was a well-managed, well communicated and safely delivered project.”

The handover of Phase 2

“The handover of Phase 2 a day early has assisted the client to better manage their move management on two projects which occur over the same weekend, an effort which is greatly appreciated.”