Projects / Harbour School, Dorset

New Build SEND School for Department for Education

Harbour School Dorset is a state funded Special School for pupils with ASC and SEMH.
The school was founded in 2019 under the Free Schools Programme and the staff endeavour to help their learners to feel they matter and belong, enabling them to improve their social, emotional, and academic skills to be the best that they can be.

The school in Bovington, is based on a beautiful site with a bespoke, carefully designed, new building, which they moved into in February 2022.

Watertite Heating Limited and electrical partners Spectrum Electrical installed the MEP services throughout, under contract with the principal contractor Galliford Try Ltd.

Watertite & Spectrum engaged Jones King Partnership to undertake the M&E design on their behalfs, whilst remaining fully engaged with the design choices throughout.

Harbour School was the 2nd new build Dorset School constructed by Galliford Try, Spectrum Electrical & Watertite in quick succession.

Date Completed: Dec 2021

Design Consultant: - Watertite Heating In-house & Collaboration with Jones King
Project Duration: - 12 months
Engineers on Site: - 6 to 8
Project Value: - £830k

Harbour School, Dorset

Client: DfE

Principal Contractor: Galliford Try Ltd

Lead M&E Contractor: Spectrum Electrical Group

Objectives: Complete Mechanical Services & Plumbing Services to the New Build School.

Solution: The Supply and installation of complete Mechanical Services Package, including Major Plantroom, Commercial Plumbing & Heating Distribution with Ceiling Mounted Radiant Panel Heaters, Air-Conditioning & Mechanical Ventilation and Natural Ventilation Systems.

Supported By Manufacturers: Broag, Grundfos, Monodraught, Nuaire, Radiant Heating & Cooling Ltd.

Benefits: Low Running Costs, Passive Mechanical & Natural Ventilation Systems

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