Walnut Tree Lodge School, Bedford

Walnut Tree Lodge school is a specialist education facility for children and young people experiencing emotional, social and behavioural difficulties.  It aims to provide therapeutic intervention in a natural environment for children to mix and learn with other children. This project included everything from the construction of this new building on a greenfield site, full electrical, plumbing and sewerage installlation to decoration and fixture fittings.

Work undertaken in this construction project:

  • Construction on Greenfield site.
  • Laying of the foundations.
  • Building of the timber frames to form school, offices, kitchen, w.c.
  • Design and installation of the plumbing & mechanical systems including air conditioning, bathrooms, kitchen and grey water recycling.
  • Design and installion of all electrical including solar power, data install, lighting, mains power, fire alarms, intruder alarms, CCTV and access control.
  • Laying of drainage to new sewerage treatment plant.
  • Full internal fitout including suspended ceilings, windows, doors and frames.
  • Laying of all floor coverings.
  • Fitting of external canopies.
  • Forming perimeter walkways and paths.
  • Formation of car parks and creating road access.
  • Surface drainage systems.
  • Foul drainage system.
  • Road widening works.

The construction of this care facility was managed by Eclipse, using sub-contractors for specialist electrical certifications.

Eclipse Building and Electrical Services Ltd