Leeds Grammar School

Client: HBG Construction

Value: £2.6m
Location: Leeds
Contract Period: 60 weeks
Contract Type: Bespoke


Due to the merger of Leeds Grammar School with Leeds Girls High, it was decided to significantly extend the existing Leeds Grammar School site in Alwoodley to facilitate both boys and girls. This entailed a £26m development of the campus which was awarded to HBG Construction (now BAM) through a two-stage tender process.

Scope of works

As part of the project, Howard Civil Engineering was invited to tender the significant revamping and extension to campus infrastructure.

Through our sector knowledge, were able to demonstrate professionalism in working within a live school environment while providing innovative value engineering solutions. The works included:

  • Soil strip
  • Earthworks
  • Traffic management
  • Construction of all new highways and car parks including macadam
  • Construction of all reinforced concrete structures, including two underpasses and retaining walls
  • Sports pitches including hockey, tennis, football and rugby to Sport England standards
  • Extensive paths and feature paving
  • Comprehensive drainage network including large diameter storage tanks and petrol interceptors
  • Many kilometres of ducting and trenching to facilitate services

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