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.

Project Overview

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.

Client

Stoke City Council

Contractor

Balfour Beaty

Location

Stoke-On-Trent

Fabricator

Robinson
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Project Description

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, fa├žade & roof light support arrangements, finalising support for the hall/performance area and detailing of the sports hall.

Project Challenges

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.

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