King James Academy Muck Shift - 17th March 2016

Brambledown Landscape Services ltd are currently undertaking major Muckshift works at King James Academy as part of the New Schools construction programme across the North East. Brambledown have an extensive range of large machinery suitable for moving soil around, and indeed offsite, and have worked on dozens of new and existing school external works over the past 45 years in the North of England. Using our experienced 100 in house personnel and highly trained workforce, Brambledown Contracts Group Ltd can undertake all major external works associated with school renovations such as new Sports Pitches, steps, lighting, carpark construction, roads, pathways, play areas, and general landscaping works.

King James I Academy, is located on South Church Road in Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham. The building sits within a 6.13 hectare site and consists of four groups of grade II listed buildings, namely the former County Girls’ School (now the Middle School), the Caretaker’s Lodge and associated railings and gate, gate piers and walls (the drive gates are also mentioned in the listing but have been replaced), and the toilet blocks and storage buildings (former cycle sheds). It is also located within the Bishop Auckland Conservation Area. The building group has previously been known as Bishop Auckland Girls’ County School, Bishop Auckland Girls’ Grammar School, Bishop Auckland Grammar School, Bishop Auckland Comprehensive School and King James I Community Arts College.



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