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Customer - Pangbourne College

Contract value - £1,580,000

Contract duration - 46 weeks

Procurement - Traditional






Case Study - Pangbourne College - Music and IT Communications Centre

New build Communications Centre at the heart of the campus

Design
New two storey building
Music rooms, recording booths, a recital hall and IT teaching spaces
Designed with very high acoustic properties
Half clad with metal, half clad with Siberian larch timber

Key Facts
Provides a valuable new asset to the College
The building has leading acoustic properties which allow the pupils upstairs to work in silence while those downstairs play loud music

Challenges & Solutions

Delivering the building, situated in the heart of a bustling college, without disruption to day to day learning and examinations
Major care and attention to detail to ensure the safety and well being of the students and staff.
Works were enclosed within solid screening, to reduce the visual and noise impact on the college, and to ensure physical separation of the construction works and college activities.
Quiet periods were being co-ordinated with the college and construction programmes
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“We have been very pleased with all the work that Beard have undertaken for us. Their management team bring experience and professionalism to the project, and they make a real effort to understand their client’s needs.They have all been extremely helpful, receptive and friendly “
Ron Obbard, Bursar