Royal Borough of Greenwich – Proposed Skills Centre

Frankham was appointed in the design of the ‘Shell and Core’ and ‘Fit-out’ of a 1,400sqm Skills Centre associated with the new-build of 19 Industrial Units, Nathan Way, Woolwich. It is intended to be used for Skills Development for new operatives to the Construction Industry (Brick Laying, Plumbing and Gas, Plastering, Painting & Decorating and Electrical Engineering).

The building consists over three floors: Mess Room & Kitchen and Wet Trades Practical Teaching Area on Ground Floor; Dry Trades Practical Teaching Area on First Floor; Classrooms, seminar rooms and office on Second Floor.

Frankham provided full multi disciplinary services on this project so other than specialist survey services there were no other Group Director sub consultants. Frankham acted as Project Director and Lead Consultant providing key strategical direction, project administration, closely liaised with the client team to produce project objectives and information, established the desired execution plan and outcomes and ensured the performance of the team met the programme, budget, sustainability aspirations and brief.

Esmond Ellis acted as the CDMC and Frankham are enhanced their Principal Designer responsibilities by incorporating our own CDM’s into our design teams.

It has been designed to BREEAM ‘Excellent’ and compliant with London Plan 40% reduction in Carbon and 35% Reduction in CO2.