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adapt school solutions
Adapt™ School Solutions’ from Wates offers a fresh approach to delivering quality, innovative, school buildings that meet the needs of every child and end user.
The Adapt™ School Solutions methodology delivers fit for purpose school buildings that provide outstanding value for money. Alongside the pioneering new build solution, Adapt™ explores the potential of unlocking alternative learning spaces within an existing estate for use as valuable educational facilities.
Our Blueprint proposals are:
- converted 2FE primary schools from £750.00/m2
- converted 6FE secondary schools from £800.00/m2
- new build 2FE primary schools from £1,200.00/m2
- new build 6FE secondary schools from £1,100.00/m2
- Primary new build is 12% below BB99 and secondary new build is 19% below BB98. Both achieve efficient solutions.
The key features include reduced project delivery time; conversion of existing buildings such as offices and commercial buildings into fit for purpose schools; educational spaces that can be adapted to reflect future changes of need and size; and an innovative structural steel solution which means they are not ‘flat-pack’ schools.
Adapt responds to the James Review from the government’s Schools Capital Review team and meets its requirement for streamlining procurement and reducing costs while maintaining quality. Our approach has also been shaped by our outstanding work at Campsmount Technology College in Doncaster, the pilot for the James Review.
For more information please contact Stephen Beechey or Rebecca Lane on 0207 630 4467 or email adapt [dot] schoolswates [dot] co [dot] uk.
Prices correct of 4th quarter 2010. Based on location factor of 1. Abnormals excluded, externals capped to funding levels. Indicative cost model, prices may vary depending on project specific factors.
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