photos: 'Topping out' ceremony held at £4.6m Highbridge
ceremony has been held this week to mark the start of the final
phase of a major £4.6m project to build a new 420-pupil
school in Highbridge.
As pictured here, a topping out ceremony was held at Churchfield
School on Thursday (12th January) as the last stage of the work
county councillor John Woodman was joined by headteacher Wendy
Nelder, education bosses, schoolchildren and local clergy at the
£4.6million, 14-classroom school will eventually accommodate
420 students and is being constructed by VINCI Construction UK.
new building's steel structure is in place and roofing work and
construction of external walls is now underway ahead of the expected
completion this summer.
Cllr John Woodman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This new state-of-the-art,
purpose-built primary school will be a fantastic asset to our
shows our commitment to providing the best possible facilities
and learning environment for Somerset's children."
Nelder added: "While our temporary classrooms are working
out fine, it will be great to have a new, modern school ready
for the autumn term 2012."