ARK Academy, Putney

Project Outline: Astins was contracted to supply Partitions, Drylining and Ceilings for Lend Lease on Ark Academy, Putney. The challenge at ARK Putney Academy is to create a suitable internal environment for 21st Century teaching and learning in a manner that is sensitive to the heritage of the existing school, which is a Grade II listed building.

Main Contractor: Lend Lease
Project Value: £1.1m
Commencement Date: May 2014
Duration: 44 weeks
Sector: Education
Scope of Work: Partitions, Drylining and Ceilings

The Astins Benefit: The project is a refurbishment of a 1950’s structure that presented many challenges regarding interfaces and aesthetic design intent on some protected areas of the building. We offered design solutions to overcome these challenges during the bid process, which gave the client confidence in our understanding of the project and in our ability to deliver what we promise.