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Clegg Construction has started work on a new £5.2m state-of-the-art teaching centre at girls’ boarding school, Tudor Hall in Oxfordshire.

A turf-cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the start of the build at Tudor Hall School in Banbury and was attended by Headmistress Wendy Griffiths, governors, staff and the Mayor of Banbury, Cllr. Colin Clarke.

Designed by architects ADP, as part of a Corde design team, the new 1400m² teaching building will accommodate Maths and English classrooms, along with specialist classroom facilities for Ceramics, Textiles and Food and Nutrition.

The design incorporates a landscaped amphitheatre at the heart of the school campus, which leads to the new building entrance. The building will use a refined pallet of materials comprising of local ashlar ironstone facades with zinc and natural slate roofing.

Tim Walker, Construction Director at Clegg Construction, attended the turf-cutting ceremony.

He said:

“I am delighted to have attended the ceremony to mark the beginning of construction. We have successfully delivered many schemes within the education sector and our team is looking forward to working with Tudor Hall School to provide a fantastic new facility.”

John Gloag, Chair of Governors at Tudor Hall School, said he was thrilled that the build was underway.

He said:

“I am delighted that we are now able to make a start on this exciting project and looking forward to working with Clegg Construction.

“The new building will house state-of-the-art facilities that will provide enhanced facilities for both the core subjects of Mathematics and English as well purpose designed areas for teaching Ceramics, Textiles, Photography and Food and Nutrition.”

The build is due to complete in time for the start of the summer term 2019.

For more information or to arrange an interview contact Nicola Allen at Allen PR on 07896 305059 or via email [email protected]

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