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Posted on 24 Feb 2021
The new structure takes shape
For what seems like a long time, the rebuild of Tring School has been all but a secret to passers by on Mortimer Hill. The phased demolition of the original structure provided a privacy screen, to what will be the largest building project Tring has seen in decades. After months of preparation, the construction firm, Bowmer + Kirkland began forming the giant steel structure that will eventually become the new school. Hidden from view for the first few months, it started to peek through in early January and has crept up and along with each week passing. What began as a humble 4-pin structure, has now become a 3-storey zig-zag building that is already starting to resemble the architects plans we saw last year. With the most recent addition being the new sports hall added last week, the next step will be to run facilities throughout the building before adding walls, roof and windows. The demolition of the old school was symbolic for many, with a large proportion of the waste material being ground into rubble for the base of the new structure. Whilst it was emotional to see the existing blocks disappear, the arrival of the new structure is exciting, and symblolises what will hopefully be a sign of the greater things to come in 2021. With the return of the students in early March, we can't wait to settle back into a routine and admire the amazing changes happening in front of our eyes. Rod Gibberd, the schools' Business Director says; "At the moment the new build project is on time and on schedule to be completed late in 2021 with the new buildings coming into operation at the very start of 2022. After this we still have to demolish most of the remaining old buildings (excluding the Beloe and Desborough blocks) and complete the parking areas and landscaping. 2021 is going to be a very exciting time for Tring School. Our new buildings and sports facilities will be very “state of the art” and we can’t wait to see them start to take shape and then be completed before our eyes." For more information on the progress of the new build and exciting updates, please follow us on social media. Facebook Instagram If you have any questions you would like to ask regarding the new build, please contact us here.
Posted on 15 Dec 2020
Posted on 29 May 2020
Tring School granted £30 million for new build
HEMEL TODAY Tring School has announced that work has begun on the school's £30 million new build project. Earlier this year, planning permission was granted for a rebuild to provide Tring with a new, sustainable school. After extensive conversations with the Department for Education and the contractor, Bowmer + Kirkland, including the establishment of safe working practices, the construction team came on site in late March. Please click here to read full article.
Posted on 4 Feb 2020
Press Release February 2020
Tring School wins planning consent for circa £30 million rebuild. Planning permission has been granted for a rebuild to provide Tring with a brand new state of the art, safe and sustainable school. The circa £30 million scheme, funded by the Government’s Priority Schools Building Programme, is one of the largest of its kind in the UK. Work is due to start this Easter with the new buildings being opened in late 2021. Please click on this link to read full Press Release.