Systems used: Schuco curtain wall, windows and doors; Alucobond; Avon Solar Control brise soleil; Alumet SFS
Overview: This new build 25,300m2 multi-storey college and sixth form is in the heart ofWest Bromwich town centre and is home to 10,000 students from across theWest Midlands. Alumet designed, fabricated and installed the full facade, which incorporated Alumet’s exclusive Avon Solar Control range of brise soleil and their SFS rainscreen cassette system. The state of the art building recently hosted BBC’s Question Time and was also a Project of the Year finalist in the West Midlands Constructing Excellence Awards.
Client testimonial: “Construction of Sandwell College was not without its challenges, but by working collaboratively with the architects and the main contractor, Alumet have played a significant part in helping deliver a building that is a source of pride to the college and local community. The striking colour of the building envelope and in particular the sweeping facade makes the college a landmark local building. We greatly appreciate the professionalism, technical ability and co-operation Alumet brought, it helped make this project the great success that it is.”
Susan Johnson, Director of Capital Project Development at SandwellCollege
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