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St Silas in the Hunt for More Plaudits

8th May 2014

The St Silas Primary School in Blackburn has been nominated in the ‘Best Design’ category at the 2014 Partnerships Awards, the leading event for public / private sector joint ventures.

The £7.5million school was designed by Capita on a small, sloping, urban 2400 sq m site in just eight weeks in the summer of 2010 using BIM as a full multidisciplinary tool.

Working on behalf of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, in partnership with the local LEP, Capita provided a full range of multidisciplinary services – including architecture, structural engineering, mechanical and electrical engineering, landscape architecture, cost consultancy, acoustics, project management, fire engineering, planning and transport planning – for the two form entry, three storey, 420 pupil school.

The winners will be announced on 5th June.

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