Bridgwater College

Hills have been working with Bridgwater College since 1996 on their campus development programme.  Our involvement has evolved from traditional QS services providing Bills of Quantity and post-contract financial management in the early stages to a full project management service in the later stages.

Current schemes we are working on include:

Advanced Engineering Centre: A new two-story building for the teaching of engineering students.  The construction will be via a two-stage Design & Build contract.  The anticipated construction budget for the project including external works and infrastructure services is £4.4m

National College for Nuclear (South): A new two-storey National College building to house a virtual reality training suite, approximately 15 teaching rooms, a staff room and associated support facilities.  It is anticpated that the building will be approximately 2,200m2 with an construction cost  of approximately £10m

Completed schemes include:
Performing Arts Centre:
New theatre and classrooms. Value £6.8m  Click here for more details.
Rodway Farm:
New teaching block, farm access and bio security centre.  Value £6.8m
Construction Skills Innovation Centre Extension:
Three classroom extension. Value £250k
Dartmoor Hall Accommodation:
25-bed student accommodation block with ensuites. Value £1.18m
Construction Mechanisation Skills Centre:
New education skills centre for mechanised plant training. Value £1.22m
Energy Skills Centre:
Construction of specialist laboratory and classroom facility. Value £7.8m
Construction Trades Workshop:
Workshops for teaching of construction trades. Value £1.4m


Value of project

The total value of projects completed so far is over £20m

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