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Eastlea Community School, Newham

Completion Date 2012

Contract Value £12.8m

Client London Borough of Newham/Laing O’Rourke

The redevelopment of Eastlea Community School involved reconfiguration of the whole campus, comprising both new build accommodation and extensive refurbishment to a series of 20th century buildings historic Victorian Board school. A new main entrance, remodelled and refurbished general teaching accommodation, and a new dining and art wing have transformed a disparate group of buildings into a legible, secure campus. A rolling phasing and decant programme allowed the entire campus to be upgraded with minimum disruption. Additional community functions were also incorporated, including an enterprise cafe part-funded by Thames Gateway.