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Bedale High School


School laboratories

 

The brief

Bedale High School, located in North Yorkshire, had two existing laboratories and one prep room needing refurbishment and modernisation. The current rooms didn't offer the school any flexibility and looked dated.

 

The two laboratories required space for 32 pupils, one teacher's desk, fitted perimeter benching including sinks and gas taps, mixed storage of cupboards and tray units and central fitted service pedestals. The prep room required a mix of tray storage, cupboards and a technician's workspace.

 

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Our solution

YPO helped develop the scheme by first undertaking a complete site survey of all the relevant rooms. From this, we provided layouts, sections, prices, and mechanical and electric positions, all based on the customers' requirements and brief. Once the plans were approved and signed off, we included them in the main contractor's (Align Property Services) tender documents.

 

The outcome

The new room layouts were successfully implemented on time and within the school's time and budget requirements. Overall, the finished design was light, airy, and modern, meeting the objective of more flexibility and a modern look and feel. 

 

 

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