Chingford Foundation School

Chingford Foundation School.
New Sports Hall.

Project Cost - £275,000.00 (Services element)

  • Description of Project

    A new four court Sports Hall and pupil Changing Facility was built in the grounds of Chingford Foundation School.

    Mechanical Services include:

    • Underfloor heating
    • Ventilation to Sports Hall and Changing Rooms
    • New Boiler Room incorporating a new BMS system and hot water plant

    Electrical Services include:

    • LV Distribution System
    • Fire Alarm System
    • Lighting and Emergency Lighting
    • Power and Data Systems
    • Security Systems
  • Services Provided

    Fowler Martin was appointed as the employers M&E consultant and undertook the following duties:

    • Design of the mechanical and electrical services and production of tender documents.
    • Liaising with Client and End User
    • Attend design team workshops and meetings
    • Assist with Building Regulations submissions
    • Review contractor design proposals
    • Attend project progress meetings
    • Witness and sign off commissioning
  • Key Challenges

    The first challenge was to comply with the brief and budget costs. The key design challenges were providing a new gas supply to the complex, as it was located behind existing buildings and interfacing a new fire alarm system with the original School system.

  • Team Integration

    Fowler Martin played a vital role as the Clients M&E consultant and ensuring the brief was met. This was achieved by continuous discussions with the design team and attending design team meetings.
  • Sustainability

    Fowler Martin is committed towards sustainability and the environment and ensures that any new design complies with Building Regulations and obtains approval's from the Local Authority.

    The design included the use of inverter driven motors, energy metering systems, high efficiency lighting, high efficiency boilers and BMS control to ensure continuous monitoring and early warning of faults.

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