Emmanuel College – Little E’s

Status: Completed November 2011

Location: Carrara, Gold Coast

Lump Sum – Design & Construct

Value: $840k + GST

Category: Building / Education

Project Details

Yet again Emmanuel College engaged Alder to help design and construct their latest addition to the outstanding campus being the Little E’s preschool classes.

This involved demolition of 3 existing GLA’s underneath 4 active classrooms and converting into the new preschool rooms including the addition of kitchen facilities, office, staff room, toilets, PWD’s, external play equipment and landscaping all to meet the exceptionally strict new Government guide lines for child care for children under 5 years old. The addition of this facility now enable the college to cater from 3 year olds right through to year 12 students.

Works were completed and handed over to the school in November 2011 then 4 weeks of Government accreditation and certification was completed with it all complying with flying colours.

Work Undertaken

  • Complying with Government child care guidelines
  • Soft fall to all external play areas
  • Introduction of a sewer system and connecting to existing system 120m away
  • Air conditioning and hear bank system introduced to all rooms
  • Feature CFC expressed joint wall panelling
  • All amenities have to cater for little people, ie: junior toilet pans and basins
  • Design and construct all hardscaping to the external play areas including wobbly walk and sandpit
  • Shade sails to comply with the no sun rules for children out doors

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