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Site Progress: Ashford College

Site Progress: Ashford College

August 2016

Latest site photo of our project in Ashford for the Hadlow College Group. Phase 1 construction continues on this prominent site opposite the Ashford International Station and adjoining the Ashford Conservation area and Memorial gardens.

The project is part of a phased masterplan developed by HNW with planning consent granted in 2014 / 2015. On site the final concrete pour to the roof will be happening this week. Ground floor blockwork is almost complete with structural infill walling underway, Curtain glazing and window installation is also underway.

A topping out ceremony is organised for 23rd September.

Completion of the building will be in February 2017 followed by fitting out and the first student intake in September. Facilities in Phase 1 include Hair & Beauty / Fashion / Hairdressing / Art & Design / Electrical & Engineering / Learning Resources / Catering and dining.

Phase 2 comprises Brickwork / Plastering / Plumbing / Carpentry / Motor workshops whilst Phase 3 will include STEM and research facilities.

All Phases have been designed to achieve a BREEAM Very Good rating.

Phase 1 of construction is being carried out with BAM Construction as main contractor.

A live photo stream of the building under construction can be found here.