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Case Study:

Birchington Primary School – New Classroom Block

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Commencing in June 2016, BBS Construction are undertaking this design and build project, constructing a new teaching block, comprising 6 classrooms, to enable the school to increase capacity from 1 form to 2 form year groups.

BBS have already undertaken a considerable amount of works, including refurbishment and alterations to existing buildings, along with replacement and enlargement of the main car park and access, which was undertaken during the school holidays.

The project is valued at approximately £2.25million, and is due to complete in May 2017.

Scaffolding has now been removed from the outside of the building, and the internal partitioning is being installed. Decoration of classrooms and breakout areas will follow shortly, in anticipation of a handover by the end of May.


Case Study:

Walthamstow Hall, Sevenoaks

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Commencing works on site in July 2016, BBS are undertaking the construction of a new science block and 6th Form Centre at Walthamstow Hall School in Sevenoaks, Kent.

With completion due in Summer 2017, and at a value of almost £4million, the project comprises a reinforced concrete basement and frame, with steel frame structure, rain screen cladding and roofing systems.

The new building, attached to the existing science block, will house a  new 6th form centre, including study areas and break out space in the lower ground floor area, as well as new science laboratories and preparation areas, a computer room/study area, and technologies classroom spaces on the ground and upper floors.

As can be seen from the photograph, the concrete base structure is complete, and cladding works have begun, with the steel frame section due to be in place within the next few weeks.


Case Study:

Aylesford Bulls Rugby Football Club

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This is a traditionally constructed clubhouse comprising of function areas, changing rooms, kitchen and bar facilities and was undertaken using a Design and Build form of contract and part lottery funding. The contract included construction of a 200 space car park for the club

The project has been a springboard for Aylesford Rugby Club who have gone from strength to strength utilising the comprehensive facilities of this excellent clubhouse


Case Study:

Heath Farm School, Special Needs Classrooms, Charing Heath

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This £1.2M Design and Build development, completed in April 2010, was carried out for a special needs school and consisted of three new timber framed classroom blocks with extensive external works in the middle of the School campus.

In 2015 we returned to the school and negotiated the design & build of two further classrooms here, which were completed in 2016

The Architect was Shane Jell of Sub Rosa Architects on both projects.

RIBA award winning project.


Case Study:

MacDonald Court, Paddock Wood

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Completion in March 2015. £3.9m contractors D&B project. New build three storey block providing 39 affordable sheltered flats for Town & Country Housing Association. A Chartway development for our parent group company.

Logistically challenging site with limited access through a busy residential estate requiring close neighbourhood liaison with local residents and businesses during construction. Timber framed construction with brickwork, render and tile hung external features. Designed by BDB Design LLP of Canterbury.


Case Study:

Flats at Victory House, Church Street, Tovil

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This project was carried out for a private developer and comprised of a three storey block of six flats and one new adjacent house. The contract value was £700k and it was completed in August 2014

A challenging foundation design to overcome the close proximity of adjacent properties and existing cellars, which formed part of the old pub previously on the site. the building was traditionally constructed with particular emphasis on sustainability including the use of photo voltaic panels on the pitch roof.

Designed by HMY Architects.


Case Study:

Multi Purpose Hall, Somerhill School, Tonbridge

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This new sports and multi purpose hall at Somerhill School, Tonbridge, incorporates changing and leisure facilities with a general amenity area for the students.

The building had interesting design features, which utilised acoustic blocks and curved steel members to form a barrel roof.

Designed by Architects Madgwick and Dottridge


Case Study:

Purpose built office block, Westerham

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Built in the heart of Westerham village, this new purpose built office block was constructed for a local architectural practice under a Design and Build contract.

A three storey reinforced concrete framed building with a timber engineered exposed glulam trussed roof on a restricted sloping site.

The designers for this project were HMY Architects