Newton Building ICZ Extension
University of Salford - Construction Value - £11M
The project features a striking architectural design and will be known as the Engineering Showcase Building. The new facility features high quality exhibition space for the display of engineering solutions, research/demonstration areas and an open-plan collaborative learning environment.
Other features within the building include a 'Maker Space' equipped with 3D printers to allow staff, pupils and external organisations to share knowledge.
The M&E services include an induced natural ventilation system (mixed mode), photovoltaic roof mounted system, LED lighting complete with full automatic controls and daylight dimming.
Keele University - International Study & Dorothy Hodgkin Buildings
Keele University, M&E Value - £0.5M
The international study demand at Keele University has been increasing on an annual basis. To cater for this requirement, Keele University instructed Futureserv to provide MEP design and contract administration for their new International Study Centre.
The project needed to comply with the University policy to minimise Carbon Emissions whilst meeting the high environmental standards required within the various teaching spaces.
The Dorothy Hodgkins Lecture Theatre at Keele University had a history of poor air quality and overheating due to legacy plant and constraints on the existing building services generally.
The Facilities and Estates Directorate instructed Futureserv to devise a method of improving the internal environmental conditions whilst still maintaining low energy consumption.
The projects were completed successfully during 2012 and 2013.
Cheadle Hulme School, - Manchester
Cheadle Hulme School, Construction Value - £4M
Cheadle Hulme School is a co-educational independent day school in Cheadle Hulme, Stockport for pupils aged 4 to 18 years. The school covers 83 acres, has around 1,400 pupils and has occupied its current location since 1869.
Futureserv were appointed to provide Engineering professional services in connection with a £4 Million phased capital development project including;
New sports pavilion with teaching accommodation, changing facilities, sports hall and fitness suite. A '3G' sports pitch including floodlighting and associated drainage was formed adjacent to the pavilion.
Other projects included the internal remodelling and extension of the existing Junior School, heating replacement and upgrades, coach drop-off/parking facilities, re-planning of car paring facilities and Section 278 highway works.
Sports Hall Extension
Withington Girls School
Futureserv carried out the building service design for the new sports hall extension at the renowned Manchester high school.
The extension includes a new entrance foyer, fitness suite, extensive changing facilities, multi-use rooms and administration offices.
Externally, new LED carpark lighting and electric vehicle (EV) changing points are provided with CCTV coverage extended to the building perimeter.
Horwood Energy Centre
Keele University, Construction Value - £1.6M
Futureserv collaborated with Keele University to provide mechanical & electrical consultancy services to support major plant replacement in the Horwood boiler house and energy centre.
Existing heating plant catered for approximately 700 rooms and a wide selection of administration, retail and support areas. The existing boilers were relatively inefficient and subject to frequent downtime.
Commercial efficiency of the upgrade was essential and therefore a technical feasibility study was carried by Futureserv to evaluate options and establish the optimum solution. The study concluded that the introduction of CHP (combined heating & power) to be the most sustainable solution to suit the campus’s requirements, in conjunction with new high-efficiency gas condensing boilers.
King Solomon School - Essex
M&E Value - £2M
Futureserv provided the detailed design of the MEP services for the New Build IJPS Building together with the refurbishment of the existing Sixth Form College during 2012 and 2013.
The works were carried out by HG Construction and Futureserv worked closely with the main contractor to ensure that all co-ordination and interfaces with live systems were maintained.
The project was completed on time ready for the returning students in September 2013.