Projects // Education // New College Durham

Location                     Durham, Tyne and Wear

Client                          New College Durham

Main Contractor         Kier Construction

Client Consultant       Mott MacDonald



Scope of Works

Works included the demolition of the existing Neville Buildings ground floor lecture theatre, replacing it with new teaching and social space, to include new landscaping

Works to the further education building included the remodelling of the existing library, and the removal/infilling of existing spiral staircase . A new quiet room was constructed to the North of the ground floor library to include full M&E works.

The 1st floor teaching space was constructed to include 3 further education spaces, TV studio, gallery store, editing suites, and an open plan area to include all new M&E and FF&E

The technology block included works to the existing 1st floor Engineering area, where a new gas testing room was formed, to include the removal of existing rooms and screens. Works also carried out to the existing plumbing and gas workshop which involved the formation of a large open plan space. The existing kitchen has been removed and 2 new spaces created for the Pneumatic/Hydraulic cell room and the Manufacturing cell room. A new lobby was formed providing access to the Pneumatic/Hydraulic cell room via adjacent trowel trades room.

Works to the existing server and preparation area were carried out to allow for the fit out of a new kitchen area.