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Deer Park Academy

Project Overview

Service: Earthworks
Project: Deer Park Academy
Location: Southampton
Client: Kier Southern
Value: £900,000,00

Mick George Earthworks completed Enabling Works at Deer Park Education Facility 

A £21m construction project of a new secondary school at Uplands Farm, Botley in Southampton.

The site will initially accommodate 120 Year 7 pupils, rising to 1,050 at full capacity and will form part of the Wildern Academy Trust, consisting of two buildings; a three-storey main school building (6,573m²) and two-storey sports hall building (1,092m²).

Deer Park Key Statistics

 

  • 10,150m3 of top soil striped from arable land and stored in temporary stockpile and permeant landscaping mounds
  • 9,767m3 of cut from existing level to win suitable class 7E fill for modification/stabilisation works
  • 2,748m3 was modified to 5%
  • 11,500m3 of stabilised engineered fill to make up temporary haul roads and piling platforms modified to 5% CBR
  • 6,500t of aggregate import
  • Detailed earthworks using the latest in GPS equipped excavators and dozers to form interconnecting swales between the tiered car parking bays
  • Works programmed and delivered over 7 weeks

Deer Park Facility Details

The main building includes a central library/learning resource centre, ICT rich classrooms, science labs, art rooms, design and technology facilities, as well as a music and drama department. Once complete, the education amenity will provide a high-quality, modern learning environment.

The project has arisen as part of plans that were approved to create hundreds of new homes, sports pitches, open spaces and highway infrastructure on Uplands Farm Estate, a site owned by Hampshire County Council and identified for future housing development in Eastleigh Borough Council’s Local Plan.

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Joe Nelson - Contracts Director
Joe Nelson - Contracts Director

Joe Nelson has a wealth of industry knowledge that dates back over 30-years. During his career, Joe has been responsible for the delivery of Bulk Earthworks projects for many high-profile projects; including the M1 Smart Motorway, A14 Highway Improvement Scheme and Europe’s Largest Distribution Hub, Magna Park .

Tel: 01480 499 165 Email: mgsales@mickgeorge.co.uk

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