Education Sector Projects

CCTV Installation, Swindon Academy, Swindon

C286-1-Swindon-AcademyProject Ref: C286

Description: Investigation works for Bouygues UK and the installation of 2No additional camera bases and 200m of ducting in existing school grounds for Camera Security Services Ltd.

Dates: Commenced July 2015, Completion August 2015

Main Contractor: Bouygues UK / Camera Security Services Ltd.

Subcontract Value: £7,000

New Unit Ridgeway School, Wroughton, Swindon

Project Ref: C280

Description: Enabling works preparing site for new build, tracing and diverting existing services and paths, forming access roads and making temporary service connections.

Dates: Commenced July 2013, Completion September 2013

Main Contractor: Kier Western

Subcontract Value: £72,000

University Technical College, Swindon

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photos courtesy of BAM Construction

Project Ref: C272

Description: Combination of refurbishment and new build linking existing buildings which were once part of the Great Western Railway works to form a new engineering college. We undertook construction of new foundations, ground and superstructure concrete slabs, drains, services and external works. A very interesting and technically difficult city centre project.

Dates: Commenced September 2013, Completion October 2014

Main Contractor: BAM Construction

Subcontract Value: £520,000

Hat-trick of nominations put UTC Swindon top of the class in regional building awards

Trio of Building Excellence Awards nominations for Oxford Brookes sponsored UTC Swindon

UTC Swindon is first joint Johnson Matthey Sustainability Award winner

St Peter’s School, Portishead, Somerset

St Peter’s School, Portishead, photo courtesy of Willmott Dixon
Project Ref: C268

Dates: Commenced August 2013, Completion April 2014

Main Contractor: Willmott Dixon Construction

Subcontract Value: £155,000

New Arts Centre (Enabling works), Bath University

C267 New Arts Centre, Bath University
Project Ref: C267

Description: Enabling works preparing site for new build, tracing and diverting existing services and paths, forming access roads and making temporary service connections.

Dates: Commenced July 2013, Completion September 2013

Main Contractor: Leadbitter Construction

Subcontract Value: £72,000

Orchard School, Bristol

Orchard School, Bristol
Project Ref: C266

Description: Construction of new classrooms and playgrounds.

Dates: Commenced March 2013, Completion October 2013

Main Contractor: Bam Construction

Subcontract Value: £285,000

Ashcombe School, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset

Ashcombe School, Weston-Super-Mare, photo courtesy of Willmott Dixon
Project Ref: C261

Description: Construction of a new junior school, this was an interesting project as it was only the second one constructed using Willmott Dixon’s Sunesis ‘off the peg’ modular school procurement process. This site won the Willmott Dixon Wales and South west Region site of the Year in 2014.

Dates: Commenced September 2012, Completion November 2013

Main Contractor: Willmott Dixon Construction

Subcontract Value: £320,000

Bristol Free School, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol

Bristol Free School, Westbury-on-Trym, photo courtesy of BAM Construction
Project Ref: C258

Description: Conversion of former government buildings into a new secondary school including new build gymnasium, sports pitches and playgrounds.

Dates: Commenced August 2012, Completion September 2013

Main Contractor: BAM Construction

Subcontract Value: £440,000

Gordano School 6th Form Block, Gordano, Somerset

Gordano School 6th Form Block, Somerset, photo courtesy of Willmott Dixon
Project Ref: C249

Description: Construction of a new sixth form block.

Dates: Commenced November 2011, Completion November 2012

Main Contractor: Willmott Dixon Construction

Subcontract Value: £180,000

St. Andrew’s School, Congresbury, Somerset

St. Andrews School, photo courtesy of Willmott Dixon
Project Ref: C244

Description: New Junior School and external works

Dates: Commenced July 2011, Completion March 2012

Main Contractor: Willmott Dixon Construction

Subcontract Value: £135,000

Oxford Brookes University Harcourt Hill Campus, Oxford

Oxford Brookes University Harcourt Hill Campus
Project Ref: C241

Description: New student accommodation and external works.

Dates: Commenced March 2011, Completion October 2012

Main Contractor: Leadbitter Construction

Subcontract Value: £570,000

Gordano Secondary School, Portishead, Somerset

Gordano School photo courtesy of Kier
Project Ref: C240

Description: Construction of additional classrooms and external works.

Dates: Commenced November 2010, Completion July 2011

Main Contractor: Willmott Dixon Construction

Subcontract Value: £100,000

St John’s Nursery, Newbury, Berkshire

Project Ref: C238

Description: Construction of a new nursery and external works.

Dates: Commenced October 2010, Completion November 2010

Main Contractor: Feltham Construction

Subcontract Value: £20,000

Oxford Brookes University Merrel Campus, Oxford

Project Ref: C234

Description: New student accommodation and external works.

Dates: Commenced April 2010, Completion May 2010

Main Contractor: Leadbitter Construction

Hayesfield School, Bath

Project Ref: C225

Description: Construction of new school hall, classrooms, diversion of sewers, external works and sports pitches. This was in the grounds of the existing school on a difficult sloping site.
Dates: Commenced September 2009, Completion April 2011

Main Contractor: ISG Pearce

Subcontract Value: £435,000

St John’s School, Oldfield, Bath

St John's school Bath
Project Ref: C218

Description: Construction of new junior school and adjoining church hall.

Dates: Commenced December 2008, Completion June 2010

Main Contractor: ISG Pearce

Subcontract Value: £345,000

St. John’s School, Marlborough, Wiltshire

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Project Ref: C210

Description: Construction of new design and build secondary school, this was a large project.

Dates: Commenced June 2008, Completion December 2009

Main Contractor: ISG Pearce

Subcontract Value: £1,058,000

Archway School, Stroud, Gloucestershire

Archway School, photo courtesy of Kier
Project Ref: C204

Description: Extension to secondary school

Dates: Commenced March 2008, Completion June 2009

Main Contractor: BAM Construction

Subcontract Value: £125,000

Sherston School, Sherston, Gloucestershire

C156-Sherston-School
Project Ref: C156

Description: New junior school and external works

Main Contractor: Leadbitter Construction

Subcontract Value: £104,000

Millham Ford School, Oxford

Project Ref: C153

Description: Conversion of existing secondary school into university campus for Oxford Brooks University.

Dates: Commenced March 2004

Main Contractor: Leadbitter Construction

Subcontract Value: £84,000

Dean Close School, Cheltenham

Dean Close School, Cheltenham, photo courtesy of Kier
Project Ref: C147

Description: Extension to Private Girls School

Dates: Commenced September 2003

Main Contractor: Moss Cheltenham

Subcontract Value: £45,000

Corsham School, Corsham, Wiltshire

Corsham School, Wiltshire, photo courtesy of Kier

Corsham School, Wiltshire, photo courtesy of Kier


Project Ref: C121

Main Contractor: Kier Western

Subcontract Value: £107,000

University of the West of England, Filton, Bristol

Project Ref: C105

Description: Construction of large area of existing university campus including new library, classrooms and external works.

Dates: Commenced February 2000

Main Contractor: Pearce Construction

Subcontract Value: £832,000

Emersons Green Primary School, Emersons Green, Bristol

Emersons Green Primary School, Bristol
Project Ref: C104

Description: Construction of new school and external works.

Dates: Commenced January 2000

Main Contractor: Kier Western

Subcontract Value: £173,000

New Science Block, Hardenhuish School, Chippenham, Wiltshire

C103 New Science Block, Hardenhuish School
Project Ref: C103

Description: Construction of new science block and external works.

Dates: Commenced January 2000

Main Contractor: Kier Western

Subcontract Value: £257,000

Student Accommodation Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, Wiltshire

Student Accommodation, Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester.
Project Ref: C095

Description: Construction of new high quality student accommodation blocks and external works.

Dates: Commenced July 1999

Main Contractor: Allen Build

Sports Hall Malmesbury Secondary School, Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Project Ref: C087

Description: New school sports hall in existing secondary school.

Dates: Commenced June 1998

Main Contractor: Moss Construction

Subcontract Value: £151,000

Even Primary School, Swindon, Wiltshire

Even Primary School, Swindon
Project Ref: C067

Description: New primary school and external works.

Dates: Commenced September 1996, Completion October 1997

Main Contractor: Moss Construction

Subcontract Value: £88,000

Staverton Primary School, Staverton, Wiltshire

Project Ref: C054

Description: Construction of new primary school and external works.

Dates: Commenced March 1995

Main Contractor: Kier Western

Subcontract Value: £107,492

Haydonleigh Primary School, Swindon, Wiltshire

Haydonleigh Primary School, Swindon
Project Ref: C050

Description: New Primary School and external works.

Dates: Commenced December 1994, Completion October 1995

Main Contractor: Moss Construction

Subcontract Value: £97,500

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We have undertaken many other projects since Oakbourne was established in 1981, please contact us for further information and we'll pleased to provide details of other work that we have carried out and to discuss any specific areas of interest and requirements that you may have.

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