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Extension to Blackridge Primary School

Location: Blackridge

Summary: Games hall extension and internal alterations to operational primary school

Description of Works: The construction of an extension to an operational primary school to provide a games hall, changing areas, entrance and reception area together with alterations to allow disabled access throughout the various levels of the school.

Works included:

  • downtakings
  • foundations and drainage
  • precast concrete floor slab
  • design and construction of timber panels
  • design and construction of structural steel
  • standing seam roof cladding
  • single ply roofing membrane
  • brickwork
  • curtain walling, windows and doors
  • partition walls
  • suspended ceilings
  • M&E installations including power, lighting, data comms, security and access control systems, heating and ventilation
  • platform lift installation
  • plasterwork
  • painterwork
  • flooring including vinyl, carpet and Gerfloor sports flooring
  • fit-out works including reception and office fixtures and fittings, changing and toilet areas including IPS panels
  • external works including paving and fencing

Added Value

We re-used the following materials in order to reduce costs:

  • salvaged original windows which were originally to be replaced
  • salvaged cladding materials which were originally to be discarded and replaced with patchwork render

Community Benefits

  • our Site Manager assisted school pupils with the preparation of a regular project update blog
  • sub-contractors were included in training courses and events

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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

Contact us or call on 01506 442233

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.”