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Gainsborough Library, Clapgate Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk

THE PROJECT COMPRISED OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW SINGLE STOREY COMMUNITY LIBRARY ON THE EXISTING FORMER LIBRARY SITE. THE PROJECT WAS PROCURED VIA A NEC PARTNERING CONTRACT UNDER A FRAMEWORK ARRANGEMENT

The new library accommodation incorporated a library area, IT area, Music studio space and a Drop In cafe

The building was constructed using a steel frame structure with the envelope being formed with a combination of rendered blockwork, decorative cladding and aluminium curtain walling

Key features of the project were:-

  • Steel frame structure
  • Decorative stainless steel circular cladding to the atrium entrance feature
  • BREEAM 'Excellent' Accreditation achieved
  • Partnering project using NEC Form of Contract
  • Project delivered¬†within budget and to programme
  • RIBA East 'Spirit of Ingenuity' Award winner
  • Gainsborough Library, Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Gainsborough Library, Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Gainsborough Library, Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Gainsborough Library, Ipswich, Suffolk
Client:
Suffolk County Council
Duration:
40
Completion Date:
July 2009

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