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South Essex College

  • Client

    South Essex College

  • Value


  • Contract Period

    35 weeks

  • Form of Contract

    JCT Design & Build Stage 2

  • Consultants

    Gibberd, Atol Blue, Mike Davenport, Mott Macdonald

Apex were contracted to provide new Construction, Engineering and Motor facilities within two warehouse buildings for South Essex College. 

Project Details

  • Extensive asbestos removal to both buildings and an entire roof to one of the buildings.
  • Demolition & strip out of all existing M&E services.
  • New Mezzanine floor structure to building 28 including new pile foundations within the existing structure.
  • New mechanical and electrical installation to both buildings including security.
  • Replacement of existing roller shutters, windows and doors with new.
  • Installation of garage equipment to building 30.
  • Provision of new classrooms and workshops in both buildings.
  • Provision of new construction pods, works areas for electrical, carpentry, multi skill, tiling, painting & decorating and bricklaying students.

The project was fast tracked to meet the College's deadline for the new student intake in September and involved an extensive amount of close dialogue with the College representatives to enable the timely design and construction of the specialised areas.