School’s New Reception Layout

We were approached to carry out this school’s new reception layout project for St Helen’s school after previously completing a glazing project for them. Their original reception consisted a small area to welcome parents and guests with a hatch to the school office. This could prove very cramped at times. The school’s vision was to reconfigure the offices and lobby in order to create a larger and more welcoming reception.

We met with the school and together we planned the best way of utilising the school budget. The school’s vision was to create a spacious, light and welcoming area that could accommodate a large number of visitors. We removed two office walls which achieved the creation of one much larger space. The new improved room gave us the opportunity to install a long bespoke reception desk with glass partitioning above it. The result was an impressive bright reception and office that has improved communication between the school staff and guests. The partitioning glass and a security staff door to the side of the office has also improved security.

Additional Refurbishment

We also refurbished two school offices, a reading area and transformed a small storage space into a tea point to provide an area to prepare light refreshment. New lighting, flooring and decoration throughout completed the finish. To ensure that the works met current regulations, we worked closely with building control throughout the project. The works were carried out during the holidays which meant no disruption to the school.

As can be seen in the accompanying images, this project transformed the whole reception area and offices and the school is extremely pleased with the results.


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Building Services We Provide In Schools

The building services we provide include smaller refurbishments through to extensions and new builds. We cover all the building as well as glazing services that a school would require. This includes, toilet and kitchen refurbishments. We also install fencing, flooring and carry out complete new builds. Check out our website case studies to see projects we have recently completed.

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We carry out works from window and hinge repairs through to complete aluminium and uPVC window and door installations.

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