Co-op Academy Stoke-On-Trent
The Co-operative Academy of Stoke-on-Trent is a mixed secondary school located in the Tunstall area of Stoke-on-Trent in the English county of Staffordshire.
The Coop Academy in Stoke-On-Trent is a new build academy facility for 1050 students.MP Consulting provided detailed structural design of the steel frame, upper cast in-situ floors, elevation support & feature wall details.
Stoke City Council
MP consulting were appointed by Robinson steel fabricators to complete the construction design for the structural steel to new academy secondary school. Working closely with the principal contractor and design team, MP scope included the main frame & floors, façade & roof light support arrangements, finalising support for the hall/performance area and detailing of the sports hall.
Limited time frame to complete the design - MP succeeded in this challenge by bringing the design to the status where the main frame element was frozen in just a week. The buildings geometry comprises radial grids with accommodation surrounding an inner courtyard, resulting in complex modelling.