Armfield Academy, Blackpool
The Armfield Academy project is located in Lytham, Blackpool. Procured under an EFA Framework comprising new build plus remodelling / refurbishment works the project provides teaching facilities for both primary school and secondary school pupils.
Locally based Conlon Construction appointed Clancy Consulting to provide Civil / Structural, Structural Surveying, FRA, MEP and GeoEnvironmental services. The project was named after Jimmy Armfield the famous Blackpool and England footballer who was a former pupil of the school.
The primary school and secondary school are split by a separating road running through the middle of the site. The secondary school area involved the demolition of listed buildings to make way for a new three storey teaching block.
The secondary school half of the site also involved the structural remodelling / refurbishment of a Technology Block, a Sports Hall with changing facilities, plus the provision of MUGA pitches.
The primary school half of the site involved the structural remodelling / refurbishment of existing teaching facilities, to also include a new extension to provide kitchen / dining facilities. A historic building on the site, also a wall of historic importance, were both brought back into a structurally healthy state. Work also included reinstatement / making good works to existing artificially surfaced sports pitches.