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Ryder submits plans for £40m rural Shetland school

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[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Ryder Architecture has submitted plans for this 16,000m secondary school in Lerwick, in the Shetland Isles

The 1,180 place school also includes a neighbouring halls of residence designed to accommodate 100 pupils.

The plan is arranged in two wings with a central atrium space.

The £40million timber-clad scheme features traditional pitched roofs to minimise the effects of driving rain and gale force winds.

Set to complete in July 2016, the scheme will begin on site in January 2015.

Ryder Architecture's Anderson High School halls of residence

Ryder Architecture’s Anderson High School halls of residence

Project data

Location Lerwick, Shetland
Type of project secondary school with halls of residence
Client Hub North Scotland
Architect Ryder Architecture
Landscape and planning consultant TGP
Structural engineer Arup
M&E consultant DSSR
Quantity surveyor Turner Townsend
Planning supervisor Turner Townsend
Main contractor Miller Construction
Start on site date January 2015
Completion date July 2016
Contract duration 19 months
Gross internal floor area 12,495m² (school), 3,464m² (halls)
Form of contract and/or procurement Design and Build
Total cost £40million


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  • Hopefully there's more colour internally than would appear to be the case on the images of the exterior.

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