GEORGE LAW LTD, Building and Civil Engineering

Old Wribbenhall School

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New Entrance

Worcestershire County Council
JCT 1998 & amendments 1-5
July 2009

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New Library

George Law were appointed as main contractor to convert the former Wribbenhall Middle school into the new Bewdley Primary school, located in Bewdley, Worcestershire, east of the River Severn.  The new primary school will cater for 315 pupils with a 25 space early years children’s centre.

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New ‘Early Years’ Centre

The project included the full refurbishment of the existing school building - a single-storey brick built building with primarily flat roofs, three classroom extensions, a library and resource area, an extension to the plant room, a children’s centre and a relocated car park with additional parking spaces.

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Accessible Washroom

The extensions have pitched roofs and are faced with white render and cedar boarding.  The design for the extensions and alterations to the school include the maximisation of natural lighting, minimisation of solar glare, increased ventilation, new dual flush toilets, low water usage taps, energy efficiency and sustainable drainage.

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Refurbished Classroom

The new extensions have been specifically designed in order to maximise their potential as a sustainable building and incorporate a number of sustainable features.

The existing main vehicular access has been converted into the main pedestrian access, with a new vehicular access to the side of the school with additional parking spaces.