Islwyn High School

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Short Description
Siniat’s Weather Defence external sheathing board helped to accelerate the delivery of Islwyn High School in time for the academic year.
Building Type
Islwyn High School
Willmott Dixon
Sub Contractor
M&P; Manorcraft
Oakdale, Gwent
Installation quote
" Weather Defence is our number one choice for external sheathing. It’s technically at the top of its class and is quick to install without compromising quality.”
Install Quote Author
Chris Morton, Managing Director Manorcraft
Impact Quote
Whether it’s athletics or orchestra practice, a focus on high quality construction details and industry-leading products from Siniat have ensured that pupils of Islwyn High School can learn in a modern, durable and welcoming environment. As well as helping the project to stay on schedule, Siniat’s innovative technologies supported the scheme in achieving BREEAM ‘Excellent’ accreditation.

Project description

Islwyn High School’s much-anticipated £25.5 million campus was completed in spring 2017. More than 1,100 pupils will benefit from the modern three-storey building, which combines the former Oakdale and Pontllanfraith secondary schools into one ‘super school’ to maximise land availability and provide a seamless teaching experience for students.

Project architects AHR focused on creating an uplifting and durable learning environment with large open spaces, including specialist sports facilities to encourage active lifestyles.

Siniat worked with AHR, main contractor Willmott Dixon and installation subcontractors M&P and Manorcraft to provide interior and exterior drylining solutions for Islwyn High School...

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