Lees Brook Secondary School

Client: Bam

Value: £1,500,000
Location: Derby
Contract Period: 48 Weeks
Contract Type: Bespoke EFA Design and Build


Bam were appointed as principal contractor on a batch of schools in the Derbyshire  under the Government Priority Schools programme. Howard Civil Engineering Ltd were subsequently awarded the groundworks and externals package on the £12million Lees Brook school in Derby. This represented Howard Civil Engineering's first project for Bam Midlands.

The project involved the construction of a state of the art three-floor main building for 1,100 pupils aged 11 to 16. It also included the refurbishing of the sports hall and creating new changing rooms, utilising the existing land and creating a new recreational landscape.

The school was officially open for business in August 2014.

Scope Of Works:

  • Construction of a new school adjacent an existing live school.
  • A mixture of Traditional mass filled Foundations and Pile Caps
  • Ground Bearing and Suspended Ground Slab Constuction
  • 3 Storeys of Structural Screeds Laid on Bisen Planks
  • Internal and External Drainage Package
  • Tarmac Access Road
  • External Works


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