First Net-Zero Primary School in Lakenheath: A Joint Venture of Morgan Sindall and Concertus
Revolutionary Project for a Sustainable Future
Suffolk County Council has tasked Morgan Sindall Construction’s Eastern Counties division and building design consultants Concertus with the construction of a new primary school and pre-school in Lakenheath, UK. The Lakenheath Primary and Pre-School project is being hailed as the region’s first net-zero primary school, setting a precedent for sustainable education facilities.
Design and Construction Details
The project, spanning 1,500ft² and two storeys, will include both leisure and recreational facilities, along with hard and soft landscaped exterior play spaces. The school will also be home to a new 30-place nursery. These features will be designed in line with optimal standards for educational facilities, ensuring that students have the best environment to thrive. You can find inspiration for creating your own stunning outdoor space by checking out this guide on transforming your London home’s backyard.
Commitment to Carbon Reduction
Morgan Sindall will be utilising their in-house carbon reduction tool, CarboniCa, to manage and minimise the carbon output of the project. This commitment to sustainability aligns with the goal of making the Lakenheath Primary and Pre-School the region’s first net-zero primary school.
An Investment in the Community
Morgan Sindall Construction Eastern Counties area director Alister Broadberry emphasises the company’s understanding of the crucial role that educational facilities play in the formative years of young people’s lives. ‘We are aware of the importance of providing them with first-class facilities that enable them to fulfil their potential,’ Broadberry said. He further highlighted the significance of this development for the growing population of Lakenheath.