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State-of-the-art

Edgar Wood Academy, Heywood

Contractor

Wates Construction

Architect

Ares Landscape Architect Ltd

Products

Plaza paving, Salt, Pepper + Birkes (300x150x60mm)

Contractor

Wates Construction

Architect

Ares Landscape Architect Ltd

Products

Plaza paving, Salt, Pepper + Birkes (300x150x60mm)

Work has finished at the Edgar Wood Academy, with the three-storey teaching block containing 23 general classrooms being well received within the local community, having the capacity to hold 900 pupils aged between 11 and 16 years old. The 72,300 sq ft secondary school in Greater Manchester, marks the culmination of a two-year project on behalf of the Department for Education.

Plaza paving 300x150x60mm in Salt, Pepper and Birkes were laid surrounding the building, with over 1647mm of paving delivered to site. The combination of colour tones forms a stunning area surrounding the building and delivers an impactful statement with its eye-catching colours.

AG’s Plaza is our most popular range of paving as it is a premium water-etched, lightly textured, granite aggregate paver. The Enduur 1 surface protectant has a list of added benefits, along with the various range of colour shades to choose from.

Dave Saville, Managing Director of Wates Construction North, said: “Edgar Wood’s completion provides a stellar example of how offsite construction can revolutionise the delivery of education builds.”

Marcin Kojder, headteacher of Edgar Wood Academy stated, “I am incredibly proud of our new state-of-the-art school, which is dedicated to providing an outstanding education for the families of Middleton and Heywood.”

Edgar Wood Academy, Heywood featured image
Edgar Wood Academy, Heywood featured image

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