Category Archives: School Case Studies

Case Study – Pathfield School, Devon

Pathfield School, a specialist-maintained SEN school in Barnstaple, Devon, has increased its pupil numbers for the new academic year. To help accommodate these extra pupils, the school has had a brand new, purpose-built building constructed by Wernick Group with the project being managed by Principal Contractor Mercury Construction. To complement the impressive interior of the… Read More »

Case Study – Silverstone Primary School

In these uncertain times, as schools find their new ‘norm’, government guidelines advise schools to increase outdoor play. In response to this guidance, many schools are looking at ways to utilise their outdoor space and provide protection from the inclement British weather. Canopies, outdoor shelters and covered walkways could be a great investment for any… Read More »

Case Study: Tredegar Park

Twinfix bespoke canopies make great learning and play spaces for children of all ages.  Individually designed for each location, they are available with a range of roof shapes.  Canopies may be a lean-to design if the construction of the building walls is acceptable, or free-standing where this is not the case. Working for main contractor… Read More »

Case Study – St Annes Primary School, Liverpool

Canopies are often popular in primary schools because there is an expectation by Ofsted that children, especially in the Early Years Foundation Stage, should have access to the outdoors and be able to enjoy activities outside. While canopies provide shelter against the inclement British weather, many schools see their canopies as an extension to the classroom environment, relieving… Read More »

Case Study – Manchester Schools

We are delighted to have been involved in a recent project that saw ISG deliver a phased programme of new and refurbished primary school facilities across Greater Manchester. The aim of the project was to meet demands of the increasing student population across the region. Working alongside Premier Modular, we designed, manufactured and installed 17… Read More »

Twinfix canopy plays its part in an academy’s expansion programme

The partly freestanding canopy helps with hunger pains. Twinfix has completed one of its largest and most unusual canopy installations to help protect a multitude of hungry schoolchildren from the elements. The 6.2m x 7.8m partly freestanding canopy has been erected between two buildings at the former independent North Cestrian Grammar School in Altrincham, Cheshire,… Read More »

Twinfix marks first use of its bolted glass canopies

Two of them have been used on a building that raises the bar for primary school design. Pioneering polycarbonate roofing supplier Twinfix has marked the first use in the UK of its premium bolted glass canopy. In fact, two of its new “spider-bolt” contemporary canopies have been used at the new Trumpington Park Primary School… Read More »