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DLA extends Twickenham primary school

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DLA Architecture has completed the £2.3million refurbishment and extension of Orleans Primary School in Twickenham

The Clerkenwell-based practice has added five classrooms, a nursery, kitchen, small hall, a new reception area and has completed an extension to the main hall of the school in south west London.

Placed along the perimeter of the site, and connected to the existing school by a glazed covered walkway, the new classrooms have pitched roofs and are lit by north facing roof lights.

As part of the development an existing Victorian block was also refurbishment and remodelled. Externally the school has been landscaped with the addition of a multi-purpose sports pitch.

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Project data

Start on site Phase 1: March 2009, Phase 2: January 2011, Phase 3: August 2012
Date of completion Phase 1: November 2010, Phase 2: January 2012, Phase 3: June 2014                       
Gross internal floor area Refurbishment: 860m², new build: 595m²
Total cost £2.3million
Form of contract Design and Build
Client London Borough of Richmond
Architect DLA Architecture
Structural engineer Price and Meyers
M&E engineer Elementa Consulting
Quantity surveyor Appleyard & Trew
Main contractor (phase 1) Neilcott Construction
Main contractor (phase 2) Bolt & Heeks
Main contractor (phase 3) Quinn London
Joinery/ fixed furniture Tandem Studio

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