Smitham Primary School

London Borough of Croydon

Project Details

Client
London Borough of Croydon

Project Manager
Mott MacDonald

Architect
HNW Architects

Contractor
Willmott Dixon Construction

Value
£6.7 million

Contract Period
46 weeks

Procurement Type
Two stage design and build

Form of Contract
NEC 3 Option A

BREEAM Level
‘Excellent’

BIM
Level 2

Project Summary

To introduce an additional Reception class, from then the school will grow incrementally every year reaching its full capacity in 2023. The vision of the School expansion is to be a learning community which enables the children to become independent, enquiring, resilient, well rounded individuals, with a thirst for learning and a desire and aptitude to reach their full potential.

The build included:

  • Developed main entrance to the School with double gates
  • Developed sports facilities which includes two halls, outdoor track for daily mile
  • Music studio
  • An Expressive Arts area with staging
  • An art studio
  • Designated D&T area with cooking facilities
  • Library and IT
  • A link between the two buildings
  • Family tree planting project

“Recent building works have provided more pupil places and contributed hugely to a much improved and spacious learning environment.”