New Classroom Block at Wallingford School

Appointed under the Crown Commercial Services Construction Framework, R G Carter were awarded the work to design and construct a new teaching block at one of Oxfordshire’s oldest school.

The Wallingford School, founded in 1659 has now a brand new, modern 2-storey teaching block on it’s grounds. The extension will provide a mix of science, IT and general teaching accommodation and associated external works. The contract also encompassed the work to convert a music room and DT room.

Built from a Steel Frame, with an SFS & Blockwork inner skin, and a Brickwork, Cladding & Curtain Walling external envelope, the building has a Flat Roof housing the PV array & a Green “wild flower” roof to the remaining.

Further specifics of the new building are:

  • 3 No. fully serviced Science Laboratories & 1 No. Science Prep Room
  • 3 No. IT/Business Studios
  • 13 No. General Teaching Classrooms
  • 2 No. Staff Offices
  • Storage & Supporting WC’s
  • PV array on Roof
  • Electric Car Charging
  • Lift
The Merchant Taylors’ Oxfordshire Academy Trust Ltd
Oxon, Oxfordshire
March 2022
Ridge & Partners
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