Project Manager: 
Simon Dobson
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The Thetford Academy

The Thetford Academy was a £16.7m project to build new teaching blocks and community facilities in Norfolk. The project involved the construction of a new academy entrance and teaching block, sixth form centre, a gym and changing rooms and kitchen and dining area.  In addition some existing buildings were demolished or reconfigured, and new sports pitches and car-parking were created.


Material Specification:
16mm Trespa Athlon was used in the Science Laboratories, Food Technology Rooms as well as Design Technology rooms, all supplied by Performance Panels Ltd


Technical Specification:
Each Laboratory incorporated a bespoke teacher’s demonstration bench with gas, electric, water & fume cupboard docking stations as well as student service bollards which include gas and electrical outlets. Perimeter benches incorporated both epoxy resin and Belfast sinks with both hot & cold supply.

Food Technology perimeter and perimeter benches included cut-outs for gas & electric hobs as well as sinks