City College Plymouth

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Atkins worked with City College Plymouth to consolidate and reinvigorate its estate. 

This two-phased project involved the refurbishment of the college’s construction faculty building and engineering facilities and the recladding of a 1970s tower block.

The refurbishment of the 2,550 m2 construction building saw workshops remodeled and relocated to provide greatly improved practical areas, while the £4.5million refurbishment of the engineering centre provides a state-of-the-art facility which meets the exacting BREEAM environmental standards for sustainable building design.

Atkins improved the visual appearance of City College Plymouth by re-cladding a 1970s eight storey tower block. These works have also improved thermal efficiency, reduced wind noise and future maintenance costs and eliminated previous health and safety risks.

Using BIM, our specialists provided 3D images and walkthroughs which the college used as part of their consultation process with various stakeholders, including students.

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City College Plymouth




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James Harrison
Associate director

The Octagon, 2nd Floor
Pynes Hill Court, Rydon Lane
Tel: +44 1392 352925
Mob: +44 7834 507333


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