Clydebank High School
One of four schools constructed for West Dunbartonshire Council under their schools procurement programme. Designed for a complement of fifteen hundred pupils and two hundred staff the three storey building has been constructed on the existing sports pitches and subsequently the state of the art all weather sports facilities were created on the site of the demolished school.
The layout of the school comprises an oval hub main entrance, three main teaching wings, games halls and gymnasium facilities.
Civil and structural design including underground drainage and football pitches. The structural form comprised a structural steel frame with the suspended floors being constructed using insitu concrete on metal decking permanent formwork. The substructure comprised reinforced concrete pad foundations and strip foundations bearing on the natural soils.
In order to provide the most economical solution, the earthworks were designed to give a balance of cut and fill so that no material was removed from site.
BENEFITS TO CLIENT:
Savings achieved through the site contained earthworks were passed onto the client.
High quality school facility greatly improved from the previous school building, improving quality of life in the local area.