Penleigh & Essendon Grammar School Middle Boys School

  • Client

    Penleigh & Essendon Grammar School

  • Architect

    McBride Charles Ryan

  • Location

    Keilor East

  • Status

    Completed in 2013

  • Consultants

    Webber Design
    Intrax Consulting Group

  • Awards

    2014 Australian Institute of Building – Victorian Excellence Awards, Commercial Construction $10m-$50m

Construction of the New Boys Middle Campus at the Keilor Campus created a functional space both inside and outside, catering to the growing needs of both staff and students of Year 9.

Works comprised the construction of a new two-level classroom building linking to the existing structure and the refurbishment of existing science labs.

Included in the new facility design is a feature staircase, constructed from in-situ concrete utilising Class 1 formwork raking and protruding from many angles.

Key features include:

  • BMS system throughout new and existing
  • AV cabling and interactive equipment
  • CCTV and alarm system
  • Passenger lift
  • Detailed interior finishes
  • Multiple fa├žade materials
  • Acoustic meeting rooms
  • Custom workstations
  • New amenities
  • External courtyard

Works were delivered under a fied Lump Sum contract in July 2013.