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Denham Village School 

Overview

The project comprises new accommodation to facilitate the school changing from an infants school to a primary school. The design is on a tight site in green belt and is connected to a Grade II listed building.

Work started on site April 2020 and was completed in February 2021.

 

It was developed in close consultation with all stakeholders, including the Listed Buildings Officer. We considered construction access and buildability issues to enable the constraints of the operational school environment to be successfully managed.

 

  • Initial viability and feasibility studies.

  • Prepared concept studies following detailed analysis.

  • Small, tight semi-urban site.

  • Managed stakeholder consultations - Bucks CC Project Officer, School representatives and local residents and parents.

  • Green Belt site with the existing building being Grade II Listed.

  • Managed the team through preparation of planning application and Listed Building Consent Application.

The new accommodation comprises:

  • Main school hall

  • CDT classroomooms

  • Internal adaptations to convert existing hall to two class

  • External learning space

Great care has been taken to design a contemporary addition to the existing school accommodation which is sensitive to and respectful of the original Grade II listed building.

Work started on site April 2020 and was completed February 2021.

Project Information

Location

Denham, Buckinghamshire

Value

£1.1m

Status
Completed 2021

Duties

Full Multi-disciplinary services

Feasibility Study.

Concept Design.

Project Team Lead.

Stakeholder Engagement.
Planning Application.

Production Information

Tender.

Contract Administration.

I just wanted to thank you for attending the public meeting last night and for progressing

the plans so quickly. I felt that it was an extremely positive meeting.

Paula Campbell-Balcombe, Buckinghamshire Council Commissioner for Schools: 

 

I have to say the images of the hall look great!

Wendy Todd, Headteacher: 

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