Construction Work Progressing To Extend Essex Primary School

April 12, 2021

In an aim to double pupil capacity, construction work on extending Lawford Church of England Primary School is continuing apace. Commissioned by Essex County Council, Barnes Construction started work in January to build a new two-storey classroom block which will enable pupil capacity at the school to be increased by a further 210 places to […]

Tower Crane Changes Skyline of Bury Town Centre

April 8, 2021

A milestone in the redevelopment of the former Post Office on Cornhill is taking place this week with the installation of an 18-metre-high tower crane. St Andrews Street South between Woolhall Street and Brentgovel Street was closed to allow the tower crane to be delivered to site in sections using articulated low loaders. A smaller […]

Work begins on new Bungay SEND school

April 1, 2021

A 1930s middle school in Bungay is being transformed into an all-new school for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) by an Ipswich-based design and build collaboration. Suffolk County Council has commissioned designers and consultants, Concertus, to convert the existing school building in Hillside Road, Bungay, into a permanent 80-place […]

Stowupland Sixth Form Centre Construction Reaches Completion

March 1, 2021

Work on a new sixth form centre at Stowupland High School has recently completed, thanks to an allocation of £2.4m in Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) funding by Mid Suffolk District Council. Construction began last Spring, after councillors approved the school’s bid for £2,446,575 in District Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), collected from developers when they build […]

Paxman Academy Commended in CIAT’s AT Awards

December 8, 2020

We are so pleased that our Paxman Academy project has been commended in CIAT’s Award for Excellence in Architectural Technology category in the 2020 AT Awards. It was a pleasure to work with Barnes Construction to deliver this fantastic project for Essex County Council. Being recognised in the CIAT Awards is a huge achievement and […]

Bramford CEVC Primary School Completion

November 26, 2020

Students and teachers are celebrating the completion of a four-classroom standalone block at Bramford CEVC (Church of England Voluntary Controlled) Primary School. Suffolk County Council increased the number of permanent placements from 210 pupils to 315 pupils. Brooks and Wood Ltd have worked collaboratively with Concertus Design and Property Consultants Ltd and Suffolk County Council […]

Works Progress at Lytham Road Waste Transfer Station

November 6, 2020

In collaboration with RG Carter and Suffolk County Council, Concertus are currently on site delivering the new Lytham Road Waste Transfer Station. The scheme will comprise a new build Waste Transfer Station with a capacity of circa 72,200 tpa, an ancillary development including weighbridges and staff facilities, a new site access road, parking and a […]

Paxman Academy Revealed as a Finalist for CIAT’s AT Awards

October 30, 2020

We are thrilled to announce that our Paxman Academy project has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Award for Excellence in Architectural Technology category in the 2020 AT Awards. Procured through a Design & Build tender; we were selected by Barnes Construction to collaborate with their project team. Paxman Academy (a 6FE, 900 place […]

Bildeston Primary School – Major Capital works Completion

October 1, 2020

Over the last 12 months Bildeston Primary School has been transformed into a bright modern looking school for Primary School students. The school has had its roof renewed which included stripping back the existing roof, new cut to falls insulation and new roof lights. The removal of a tank room in part also improved the […]

Thurston CEVC Primary Academy Ground-breaking

September 16, 2020

Pupils and headteachers have taken part in a ground-breaking event to celebrate the start of construction at Thurston CEVC (Church of England Voluntary Controlled) Primary Academy. Suffolk County Council is relocating the existing school to a larger site to accommodate the expansion of the school, increasing the number of permanent placements from 210 pupils to […]