THE PROJECT COMPRISED OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE NEW SKYLINER SPORTS CENTRE ADJACENT TO THE SYBIL ANDREWS ACADEMY.
The new building provides sports facilities for both the Academy and for use by the general public. The scheme also included the provision of new external MUGA pitch facilities.
The accommodation provided includes a new sports hall, dance studios, gym, changing areas, equipment storage facilities, reception areas and plant space. The building incorporates a Biomass facility serving both the Sports Centre and the adjacent School.
The building was constructed using a two storey steel framed structure with an insulated structural roof deck finished with a single ply roofing membrane. The external envelope of building was formed using a Metsec lightweight steel structural framing system structure set between the steel frame and clad externally with a decorative Rockpanel rainscreen cladding system. Internally, a specialist non slip vinyl type floor was installed within the Sports Hall with timber sprung floors being provided with the Dance Studio and Gym areas.
Externally, hard pavings and a MUGA pitch with floodlighting formed part of the project in addition to drainage and new mains services.
Key features of the project were:
- Piled foundation solution
- Steel framed structure
- Rockpanel rainscreen cladding
- Central Biomass boiler installation
- Specialist sports flooring and equipment installed
- MUGA pitch and extensive paved and landscaped areas