04 Jul 2022

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services commence works on a new academy in West Bromwich

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services have secured the MEP contract on the new secondary Shirelands CBSO Academy in West Bromwich working in collaboration with the Main Contractor Galliford Try Construction.

The project consists of two standalone buildings which are located approximately 100m away from each other on separate sites. Both sites are located just to the North of West Bromwich town centre and are being developed as part of a partnership between Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra to form a new academy within the region.

Engineering Services will deliver the mechanical, electrical and public health services that will include drainage, boosted cold water distribution, electrical heating, MVHR systems, NVHR systems, AHU ventilation, kitchen extract, hot and cold water, underfloor heating, thermal insulation, commissioning and water treatment, ductwork, BMS, small power, lighting, lighting control, fire alarm, door access, CCTV / security, lighting protection, voice and data, car charging points, containment, generator, disabled facilities, induction loop, low temperature hot water, VRF air conditioning, gas systems and LV sub main distribution.

The academy is anticipated to be open in September 2023. Briggs & Forrester commenced on site in June 2022 and are due for completion in July 2023.