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Planning win for Fraser Brown MacKenna cor-ten clad classrooms

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Fraser Brown MacKenna has been granted planning permission for a new classroom block at Carshalton Boys Sports College, in London.

The £1.25 million, single-storey scheme will replace an existing temporary building by providing eight new classrooms, alongside staff facilities.

The new building will be clad in mesh, with a combination of solid and perforated cor-ten steel and aluminium panels.

The cor-ten panels are perforated to protect the south east façade from excessive solar gains. It also provides a secondary safety function, protecting the building from the adjoining playground and basketball courts.

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Project data

Architects: Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects
Location: Surrey
Type of project: New Mathematics Classroom Suite
Client: Carshalton Boys Sports College
Funding: Academy Capital Maintenance Fund Grant
Tender date: September 2012
Start on site date: January 2013
Contract duration: 29 weeks
Gross internal floor area: 850m2
Form of contract and/or procurement: JCT Design & Build
Total cost: £1.25million
Quantity surveyor: Burnley Wilson Fish
Planning supervisor: Burnley Wilson Fish
Annual CO2 emissions: 13.7 tonnes CO2 per annum

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