Gildredge House

Project Overview

Gildredge House is a state-funded school which opened at the end of 2013 and educates children aged 4-19 years. The through school offers reception, primary, secondary and now a sixth form for its students. The Victorian style building offers large open-spaced rooms, ideal for classrooms and meeting areas perfect for a learning environment.

Lea Gilbert, Headteacher at Gildredge emphasised the communication, pre-emptive meetings and organisation skills that Willmott Dixon displayed was first class. This relationship is replicated with DES and has formed a strong working connection.

DES provided early stage cost plan and design input 12 months before on site construction commencement.

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Willmott Dixon Contractors

Project Value


Contract Period

14 months

Works Undertaken

  • Full design responsibility from Stage C industry production of CP’s
  • New build and refurbishment works
  • Early design engagement
  • Sanatorium electrical works
  • Relocation of submains and disconnectors
  • CCTV
  • Fire Alarm
  • Structured cabling
  • Sub-station works
  • External lights
  • Installation of retained fitting
  • General and emergency lighting