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Denny High School

Ogilvie, as part of Gateway Falkirk, successfully undertook the Design and Build of Denny High School as Main Contractor.  The building was a 3 storey, secondary school accommodating 1600 pupils.  The project was part of the multi-site contract: Falkirk Schools PPP and was completed on time in line with the contract programme period of 89 weeks.  

The sports leisure facilities included a swimming pool, games hall, gymnasiums, dance studio and fitness suite. Externally a grass football pitch, All-Weather Pitch and a MUGA area were provided. Extensive parking and hard and soft landscaping were provided.

Denny High School was the first of the schools to be completed and gain a BREEAM rating of Very Good in its final assessment.  

The following initiatives were put in place at Denny High School:

  • Contribution to preparation of Green Travel Plans
  • Introduction of cycle racks and changing facilities  
  • Ensuring footpath access wherever possible to concur with established footpaths
  • Ensuring close proximity to access public transport
  • Sustainable drainage systems
  • Reuse of demolition material
  • Reuse of reclaimed hardcore
  • Use of timber from an FSC certified source
  • The segregation of construction waste 
  • Rain water harvesting         
  • Increased insulation
  • Brise Solais solar shading 
  • Low E glass        
  • Increased natural ventilation
  • Controlled site set up and management
  • Standardisation of room height to use full plasterboard sheets with no cutting/waste.

Key information about the project:

Location: Falkirk
Client: Gateway Falkirk
Value: £31m

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