Sectors - Education

Monkseaton School, Whitley Bay

Value    £18m
Size      9,500m²
Client   North Tyneside District Council

BREEAM Excellent

An innovative new school building designed to help support a sustainable learning environment.  Within the dome-shaped building, a multi-use sports hall is the central feature and leading off this, over two floors, are open-plan communal learning areas and non-square, ceilingless classrooms.  Use of light within the building, including a pioneering light technology installation and a special fresh air ventilation system, help to create better conditions for concentration and learning.

2009 – British Council for Schools Environment Industry
2009 – Parsons Brinkerhoff – Project of the Year
2010 – National Construction Excellence – Value Award
2010 – NE Constructing Excellence – Value & Project of the Year
2010 – ACE Engineering Excellence – Building Structures
2010 – LABC Northern Region Building Excellence Awards

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