Willmott Dixon 30% school savings in action: Video

Grant Prior 10 years ago
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Willmott Dixon has released a film of construction work being completed on the UK’s first new school being built using standardized designs which cut build costs by 30%.

Oakfield Primary School in Rugby has re-opened after the half-term break after work carried-out using Willmott Dixon’s Sunesis system developed in association with Scape.

The school was built in just 32 weeks for £2.2m.

To watch the video click here

Peter Owen, managing director for Willmott Dixon in the Midlands said: “Councils across the country are facing similar challenges; constrained finances and a boom in pupil numbers.

“Post the Government’s James Review of school buildings, Sunesis provides a new generation of affordable designs giving real value and quality for councils that need to improve learning space.

“We were delighted to be appointed by Warwickshire County Council to redevelop Oakfield Primary School and, using the Sunesis Keynes model, to provide a fantastic new learning environment for local children – all at less cost of a typical new primary school and delivered in record time.”

 

 

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