CLIENT – ASTRA
ADDRESS – Bow Brickhill, Buckinghamshire
CMI won the tender to design and deliver a new Community Hall, to replace a much loved building. The building would accommodate the local play group and additional meeting room for the village.
CMI undertook public consultation stage to achieve momentum and aid the fundraising required for the project.
The building was designed to be constructed from SIPs to provide the open ceilings required to create the space the village wanted. We worked closely with the client, value engineering the project looking at different construction methods and materials to ensure the design was maintained without compromising the budget.
Speed was also of the essence to prevent the nursery from being closed to long and the SIPS system allowed this to be feasible. The clients’ aspirations were to make the building as sustainable as possible with the budget at hand while leaving space for future improvements such as solar panels when the budget allowed.
CMI achieved planning for the building and are due to start the construction phase in the near future when funding has been secured.