Project: The Village School Decant & Legacy Project
Client: The Village School Board of Governors
Value: £653,000
Service: Electrical & Mechanical

AEM’S Contribution:

This new school building in Brent provides specialist one to one care to Special Needs Children with twenty-first century educational and environmental standards.

This Modular Structure Building was completed within a 14 week programme in time for the school year beginning September 2011, with 22 fully equipped classrooms, multipurpose  assembly hall, 7 hygiene rooms, nurse office, 2 sensory rooms, leadership team office, 2 soft playrooms, family workers office, head teacher office, staff room, centre resource meeting room and toilet facilities.

The Electrical Services Included:-

  • Lighting / Emergency Lighting Installation C/W Day Light Dimming
  • General Electric Installation
  • Generator Installation
  • Data Installation
  • 2no 33 Person Lifts
  • Main Switch Board
  • CCTV
  • Disable Hoists Installation (All Rooms)
  • Panic Alarm Installation (All Areas) PA System Installation
  • Interactive Projectors Installation

The Mechanical Services Included:-

  • Heating & Cooling via Air Conditioning
  • Gas Fired Boiler to Cylinders & LST radiators
  • Hot Water to Toilets
  • Peninsular Pack WC’s to allow access for disabled users
  • Hygiene rooms were all level access c/w floor gullies
  • BMS system to control times and temperatures of heatin& hot water
  • Sensor electronic taps
  • Heat recovery units to give over 10 air changes per hour to each hygiene room

The main challenge presented to us at AEM was the time scale of 14 weeks, it was essential that all services were completed within this short timescale and on budget.  Co-ordination was vital with the main builder to ensure that all deliveries were delivered within the set times appointed by the builder.