Batheaston Primary School

Main Contractor: H Mealing & sons Ltd, The Yard, Northend, Bath, BA1 7ES  
Project: Batheaston Primary School has undergone refurbishment works to introduce a new hall, reception, classrooms
and a kitchen facility. The renovations are part of a wider aim to create a sustainable school that prides itself on its
eco credentials.
Client: Batheaston CEVC Primary School.
Build method: Standard trench fill foundations with aircrete Celcon Plus Blocks Standard Grade used for the foundations
and for the inner leaves of all external cavity walls. All homes are finished with unusual sedum roof coverings on single ply
membrane. Solar PV panels are installed to a solar fin. Traditional mortar was used throughout the development.
Value: The overall project value is £1.7 million which is part of a wider £2.15 million construction project overseen
by Bath and North East Somerset Council’s primary capital programme.
Location: School Lane, Northend, Bath, BA1 7EP
Type of Contract: School project
Architects: Concept design - Kendall Kingscott, Lime Kiln Close, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS34 8SR
Detail design - CMS Bath Ltd, 51-53 High Street, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 0EZ
Aircrete Contractor: H Mealing and Sons carried out all blockwork themselves.
Build time: Developments at Batheaston Primary School began in July 2010 and the project was completed in September 2011.