Kent College – Wesley Extension

Project involved creation from scratch of a 24 bed girls dormitory including ensuites during the schools’ 2014 summer break using Pod Construction under a Design & Build Package.

Price Lilford were the Employers Agent

Ground works completed by Local Building Contractor FWD Construction with Elliott Modular Construction undertaking the Design & Build package.

  • Planning Permission submitted 4/7/14 – received 20/8/14 (6 weeks and 2 days)
    (actually received the day before we started craning in the pod units).
  • Cost – £900k net of fees and VAT.
  • Programme
    • Commenced on site
      • Ground Works – 22 Jul
      • Pods – 21 Aug
      • Occupation – 22 September

In summary

  • 5 weeks to build from scratch!
  • 11 weeks from submission of Planning Application to Occupation
  • £1900/sq m NET
  • Who says you cannot build anything quickly and at a reasonable cost??

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