Sheffield primary school opens £50,000 eco-classroom

A Sheffield Primary School has opened a £50,000 eco-classroom after parents in the community successfully raised funds to support the project.

Tuesday, 2nd February 2021, 10:04 am
Updated Tuesday, 2nd February 2021, 10:09 am

The classroom at Bradfield Dungworth Primary School will be used for teaching, a breakout space and library space.

Forming part of Peak Edge Trusts’ wider estates management plan its sustainable features also mean it is environmentally friendly.

MAC Construction Consultants were appointed on the four-week project to provide specialist cost management, quantity survey and safety, health and environmental services; working alongside main construction contractor Bridge Timber which ensured there were no disturbances to the wider school site.

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The eco classroom at Bradfield Dungworth Primary School

Paul Booth, Building Surveyor at MAC Construction Consultants said: “We’re delighted to have been involved in this project that will deliver much needed resources and facilities for the pupils in the local area, and help to ensure the long term sustainability of the school building.

“The team at MAC has a wide range of experience when it comes to the education sector and can support education providers in all aspects of effectively managing estates.

“We are looking forward to working more closely with this Trust to deliver much needed condition improvement funded projects at several of its other sites in the coming months.”

The new building is located on the existing school site and is intended to replace a building which was no longer fit for purpose, and was demolished in 2019.

Bradfield Dungworth Primary School forms part of Peak Edge Trust a multi-academy trust established in 2019 located in North West Sheffield.

The school is currently open for children of critical workers and vulnerable pupils only due to the current national lockdown.

Bradfield Dungworth Primary is a small rural school on the outskirts of Sheffield and enjoys the largest primary school catchment area in the city.

MAC Construction Consultants are award winning and have been recognised as the Best PM/QS Practice at the Grafters Awards and have also been listed finalists in The Building Awards three years running.