English schools must have sprinklers say firefighters
The Fire Brigades Union says the Government is showing "utter complacency" on fire safety in schools, after Schools Minister Nick Gibb said that out of 673 schools built and open by February – 105 (just 15%) were fitted with sprinklers.
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Bishop Luffa School in Chichester upgrades fencing in major refurb
To keep the buildings secure, Jacksons Fencing was chosen to install new perimeter fencing and gates, incorporating swipe-access readers to give the school greater control over entry and exit to the school site.
Landlords and students set for legal tussles
The anticipated spread of coronavirus across educational institutions, cancellation of exams and temporary closures of universities is set to cause major disruption for students and their accommodation providers.
Universities and built environment professionals battle to survive
As Higher Education Estates went to press, Britain’s universities were continuing to operate but only on a highly restricted basis.
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Reaching for the stars with new Discovery Centre
Demco Interiors has completed the design and interior furnishings for the new build Space, Science and Study Centre at The Winston Churchill School, Woking, Surrey. With its vision to “open doors to other worlds”, the two floors of the Centre not only include a library but also a Planetarium to provide a focus for the study of astronomy.

22nd Jan 2020

Master planning leads to sports hall success
Sensitive design was a must for this Green Belt prep school, as architect Charles Danby of MEB Design explains.

22nd Jan 2020