Oakwood Expansion Progress

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On Monday 17th January 2022 work began on building an expansion to the existing school building, the expansion will allow for extra classrooms and work spaces to support our growing school community. 

Please view information below regarding the progress made on the latest Oakwood site expansion project.

May 16th 2022

Progress within the last week:

  • Commenced 1st wall panel installation. Great progress within the week

W17 installation

  • Surrey college engaged, arranged a student tour for Monday 16th May
  • Levelling work successfully diverted out of school hours to release pad commencement and Stevens commenced foundations excavation

Site progress

  • Acoustic screens have been erected against fencing facing the hall. To assist with Exams commencing next Monday 
  • School community pond (School , MS and Stevens). Commenced excavation of the pond in Forestry area. Builders will further support throughout the year collaboratively 

Oakwood forestry pond

  • Oakwood School governors site tour held Tuesday. 
  • Chichester college group lecturers had site tour and student tours arranged for the 25th May. 

Key Targets next week:

  • The site team will communicate daily and be respectful to school exams commencing next week. (acoustic panelling onsite to assist)
  • Continuing with steel beam installation and first Floor cassettes
  • Continuing foundations for inclusion block with excavation and concreting. The site team will be considerate to exam periods 
     

 

May 6th 2022

Progress within the last week:

  • Scaffold erection complete, completed all preparation works for Crane to arrive Monday 

Scaffolding

  • Diamond drilling and concrete slab removed and cleared in preparation for vacuum excavation Monday 

Diamond drilling

Key Targets next week:

  • Commence installation of the Ground floor wall panels and propping with 3 deliveries throughout the week. 
  • Three electrical cables will be diverted on Wednesday
     

The current tasks consist of;

  • Completing scaffolding

  • Installing a waterproof membrane that will be laid onto the base of the building.

  • On Monday 9th May a crane will arrive on site to lift building panels into place.

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March 7th 2022 - Following works are taking place;

  • Engineers to complete Pile Integrity testing for piles and update QA inspections

Piling merge

  • Continue foul drainage connections

Foul tank merge

  • Groundworker to continue with Muckaway removal Soil stockpiles
  • Groundworker to continue excavating Groundbeams
  • Complete setup and furniture fit out of our new site cabins (Monday and Tuesday) 

Site office merge

  • Insulation for Ground slab to be delivered 
  • Steel fixers to continue to make steel re-enforcement cages

Steel fixer merge

 

February 28th 2022 - Following Works took place;

  • Groundworker to Expose Piles and reduce to carry out Pile Integrity tests

Piling merge

  • MS project engineer to carry out Quality inspections to update As-built records
  • Complete setup and furniture fit out of our new site cabins 

Cabin merge

  • Continue foul drainage 
  • Groundworker to continue with Muckaway removal of Tarmac, Soil stockpiles
  • Throughout the week continuation deliveries of Stone for Groundworker

Piling Panoramic 2

 

February 14th 2022- Following works took place;

  • Commence Piling via SFA piling rig (Acoustically + environmentally friendly form of piling)

Drill w boarder

  • Install more permanent site offices via crane

Cabin merge

  • Continue storm drainage along with ducting for street lighting etc 
  • Groundworker to continue with Muckaway removal of Tarmac, Soil stockpiles
  • Throughout the week continuation deliveries of Stone for Groundworker and concrete for Piling rig

Panoramic w boarder

 

February 7th 2022- Following works took place;

  • Groundworker to continue with Muckaway removal of Tarmac, Soil stockpiles and deliveries of Stone (Complying within delivery restrictions)

General work merge

  • Continue with Site strip to correct design formation levels and build-up with Stone compacted to design criteria
  • Continue with building up with stone in compacted layers Pile Mat Area
  • Continue with Zone 2 Carpark build up prepare for our office foundations 

Carpark merge

  • Continue with Drainage for New building 

Drainage merge

  • Carry out CBR testing within our site (ensures the existing ground has achieved design performance criteria)

 CBR merge

  • The temporary gates will be installed alongside our Gatehouse to front of Balcombe road throughout next week

Gates merge

 

January 31st 2022 - Following works took place;

  • Groundworker to continue with Muckaway removal of Tarmac, Soil stockpiles (Complying within delivery restrictions)

Muckaway merge

  • Continue with Site strip to correct design levels and build-up with Stone compacted to design criteria

Strip merge

  • Continue with Drainage installation to carpark and prepare for our office foundations 
  • Continue with Drainage for New building 

Drainage merge

  • Carry out CBR testing within our site (ensures the existing ground has achieved design performance criteria) 

CBR testing merge

  • Vacuum excavator (small lorry) on site Tuesday to safely excavate around services (will not operate during school breaktimes)
  • Continue with service diversions as planned 

Water pipe diversion merge

  • Our Temporary gates will be installed alongside our Gateman to front of Balcombe road throughout next week

January 17th 2022 - Building work commences

Plans merge

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