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Facilities & buildings

Meeting all needs

Making stimulating, safe and fun play accessible to every child is vital, says Deborah Holt of...

The clock is ticking

Forward-thinking independent schools are finding creative ways to improve efficiency, says Ric...

Delivering the 'wow'™ factor

Furniture designed by Innova has played a key role in creating an impressive new facility at C...

Are you sitting comfortably?

School furniture needs to be both functional & flexible to meet the demands of a fast-changing...

School gate checks urged

Parents are being urged to demand that all automated gates at schools and public buildings are...

Forest grows

BuckleyGrayYeoman has completed a new two-storey digital teaching and learning facility at For...

Breaking Ground on Culford library

As part of 'The Campaign for Culford'™, headmaster, Julian Johnson-Munday, has broken ground o...

Creative space for discerning students

Ben Berry, founder of The StudyBed Company, discusses innovative design solutions to maximise ...

Abingdon: where art meets science

Abingdon School has announced an opportunity for an artist to design and install an artwork as...

£400K of improvements at Buckswood

Buckswood School in Hastings, East Sussex, boosted by a summer of upgrades, refurbishments and...

Always hitting the right note

Bryanston School in Dorset has opened a new state-of-the-art music school building complete wi...

Chapel gets an ADP extension

ADP'™s contemporary extension to a Victorian chapel at St John's School provides a multi-use s...

Newcastle High opens

Today is an historic day for education in the North East, as a new independent girls' school, ...

September edition of B4E is out now!

The September issue of Building 4 Education magazine is now available to download from our web...

Solihull Sixth Form Centre moves forward

Speller Metcalfe have begun work on a £4.5m Sixth Form Centre for Solihull School that aims to...

The heat is on

With strict legislation on both safety and efficiency, choosing a space heating system for a s...

Playing to win

Deborah Holt from the Association of Play Industries shares some tips on planning your school ...

Stepnell to build prep school sports centre

Rugby-based construction firm Stepnell appointed by Eversfield Preparatory School in Solihull ...

The dangers of asbestos in schools

Recent reflection over a worrying case sees Craig Evans of UKATA offer his advice to schools o...

Bolton School unveils new sixth form

Bolton School has launched its new state-of-the-art £7m Riley Sixth Form Centre, officially op...

Bedales paints bright future for arts

With the launch of a campaign to fund a new Art & Design building, Bedales School lives up to ...

Creating the right learning environment

As the demand for more school places continue to rise, log cabins have proven a practical and ...

Getting savvy with space

Gideon Levene, head of projects at Styles & Wood, surveys the changing landscape of school ref...

Yeoman solves wall protection puzzle

Yeoman Shield recently installed their Imagery wall protection panels to corridors in the resi...

Learning in the landscape

Chris Gutteridge of landscape architects Second Nature reflects on the changing face of landsc...

Vital signs

Rebecca Paddick looks at how the latest developments in educational signage are providing comm...

Lessons in procurement

Keeping a school clean is a high priority, as is finding the right cleaning contractors to do ...

Bromsgrove kids visit construction site

Children from Bromsgrove School swapped classroom for construction site during an event organi...

Celebrating two decades of design

Architects Walters & Cohen have clocked up 20 years of working with some of the country's lead...

ISBA gets ReEnergised

ReEnergise exhibited at ISBA for the first time this year. Director Tarquin Henderson was suit...

Technal Facade Systems for Yarm School

A series of architectural aluminium glazing systems from Technal used for redevelopment projec...

Nursery erected in six weeks

A school in Surrey has invested in a sustainable offsite build, to replace its existing nurser...

Innova secure contract with Dulwich Prep

Innova Design Solutions has won a contract to install extensive new classroom facilities at Du...

Playground orders continue to fall

First quarter UK orders for playgrounds and play equipment fell to an eight-year low in 2014, ...

FDS ensures fire safety at new academy

Fire engineering specialist FDS Consult has lent its expertise to the construction of a new ac...

Roedean wins housekeeping award

Roedean Girls'™ School in Brighton has won a major national award for housekeeping and cleanli...

Fire design freedom

How modern school designs can achieve greater freedom and compliance to building regulations w...

Glazing the roof

Richard Lowe shares some of the latest insights into rooflight specification for schools and o...

Integration, integration, integration

Schools & colleges are increasingly seeking efficient whole building solutions for climate con...

Clayesmore means business

One of Dorset's leading independent schools has expanded its facilities with the development o...