Education – RAF Fetwell

Client: Jackson Construction Ltd

Architect: Stanley Bragg Partnership Ltd

Contractor: Jackson Construction Ltd

Value: £13 million

This £13 million school development at RAF Feltwell includes single and two storey buildings with an upper floor being the ventilation enclosures within this roof space. All buildings and links were steel framed and designed for antiterrorism force protection.

Full composite in-situ concrete metal decking upper floor and beam construction with steel trussed roofs. This provided steel tonnage savings and design robustness to achieve the employer’s requirements. Carefully setting floor levels to balance the cut and fill volumes of the sloping site realised further cost efficiencies.

Foundation mass concrete, trench filled, designed to found into the good quality chalk at depth. Large areas of car parking, bus parking. These were also marked out as playing courts. All surface water drainage to trench soakaways, foul sewer connected into existing pumped infrastructure.