BBS Group Projects

The Foreland School, Ramsgate, Kent

Client: Education Funding Agency
Main Contractor: Kier Construction Southern
Design Architect: HazleMcCormackYoung LLP
Building Control: BBS Building Control Ltd
BREEAM Assessment: Bespoke Builder Services

The school was developed under the Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Strategy and accomodates the needs of 200 pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD). The building is single storey throughout to ensure ease of access to all parts of the school for all pupils and give good access to outdoor play and learning spaces.

The desire of the School was ensure that all class bases had direct access to open soft play areas onto a central courtyard. However, this could not be achieved with the original compact plan. Therefore, the architect's response was to elongate the plan and provide distinct indoor class bases for the nurseries with direct access to outdoor learning and soft play areas. This enabled the school frontage to expand to provide minibus and parent car parking close to the building entrances, an important requirement for SEN students with limited mobility. The Foreland School also offers complementary facilities, including specialist therapy, meeting rooms, hall and dining hall to the community.


Updated: 2017-02-10 12:35:53   Added: 2017-02-10 12:10:54




The Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Coram Campus, London

Client: The Coram Group
Project Manager: Gleeds Cost Management
Architect: Philip Meadowcroft Architects
Contractor: Thomas Sinden Limited
Structural Engineers: Price & Myers

BBS is providing Building Control on Phase 3 of the Coram Campus in Brunswick Square, London. BBS also worked on previous developments at the school campus which included a 2 storey annexe and entrance forecourt. Also a detached 2 storey building to provide a therapy pavillion and ancillary offices. This latest phase will  be the construction of a 3 storey education block, comprising: reception lobby, meeting rooms, lecture theatre, kitchen and WC facilties.

The project was made possible by the Queen's Trust and Buckingham Palace has agreed to allow Coram to name the building, "The Queen Elizabeth II Centre". 


Updated: 2017-02-10 12:33:48   Added: 2016-11-18 15:35:06




Nazareth House Care Home, Cheltenham

Architect: Murphy | Davé Architects

 

BBS is providing Building Control on the major refurbishment and internal alterations of the care home. Reconfigeration of the Gallery Wing, including new medical room, hoist store and improved sluice and assisted bathroom on upper ground and first floors.

Also refurbishment and reconfiguration of the lower ground floor service area. The second phase will comprise refurbishment of ground floor bedrooms in the Larmenier Wing, including renewal of the flat roof/terrace and removal of conservatories from the first floor terrace and ground floor rear elevation.

Plus, internal alterations to convert existing ground and first floor kitchen/dining rooms to communal lounges.


Updated: 2017-01-20 16:33:23   Added: 2017-01-11 15:52:40




The Boyne Residential Care Home, Ruislip, Middlesex

BBS has been appointed Building Control on the extension and alterations to the residential care home in Ruisslip.The works consists of single storey rear extension and first floor rear extension, involving demolition of existing conservatory and alterations to fenestration to the front, side and rear elevations.


Updated: 2017-01-10 15:12:29   Added: 2017-04-10 15:12:28




Kingston Road, Teddington, Middlesex

Client: Front Door Properties Limited
Project Management and QS: Gleeds Cost Management Ltd.
Architect: Buller Welsh

BBS is providing Building Control and Energy Assessments on this mixed-use scheme in Teddington. The new-build project comprises a ground floor retail unit, plus 7 residential units over two storeys. 


Updated: 2016-10-28 08:52:44   Added: 2016-12-21 09:54:04




Oakwood Close, Linum Lane, Five Ash Down

Developer: Whitehall Homes LLP
Architect: Mackellar Schwerdt

A new build development comprising 10 houses and 2 flats. BBS is carrying out the Building Control and Technical Audits on the scheme. The properties are scheduled for completion from July 2017.

 


Updated: 2016-10-28 08:51:44   Added: 2016-10-27 10:36:54




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