The Project

The groundworks included complex stepped reinforced foundations, construction of new drainage, diversion of existing drainage and the installation of new service trench.

A bespoke foamed concrete infill was also proposed and provided beneath the ground floor slab by Hague Construction to overcome site restrictions and improve programme.

The 3 storey concrete frame consisted of downstand beams and bespoke circular columns with many areas also requiring a high quality exposed finish. A complex spiral reinforced concrete staircase was also constructed around a Reinforced concrete lift shaft.

In total 1,300m3 of concrete and 200 tonnes of reinforcement were used.

  • Main contractor: W W Martin (Thanet) Limited
  • Client: Maidstone Girls Grammar School
  • Type of work: Groundworks and Concrete frames
  • Contract value: £600,000
  • Schedule: Jan 2011 – Aug 2011


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