School Refurbishments & Extensions

CD Hood are building contractors who specialise in school refurbishment in the UK, East Anglia, Cambridge, Saffron Walden and London.

CD Hood's building and construction projects range from extensions to major school refurbishments, alterations & cyclical repairs and building maintenance as well as reactive maintenance among a variety of nursery, primary & secondary school, and university refurbishments and construction projects throughout East Anglia; including Cambridge, Saffron Walden and London.

CD Hood's commercial building experience enables them to work closely with schools in order to offer them ideal solutions for their building requirements - helping them to plan, carry out and maintain building projects, school refurbishments of existing utilities such as school WCs (we are a preferred installer for Armitage Venesta) and safeguarding works.

All our staff are CRB checked, and we ensure all sub contractors who work on our school sites are also CRB checked to ensure a safe working environment for all those involved.


Newly Awarded Projects

Abbey Meadows Primary School's Hygiene Rooms

Installation of 2 new hygiene rooms and associated works

Value - £141,492.00

Hinchingbrooke School

New community reception area and associated external works and internal remodelling

Value - £108,000.00

Projects update: -


Nene Infants School Reception Extension

A challenging project in a small space that involved creating a new main reception by building a new external wall to enclose an existing external area, forming a hand cut flat roof to enclose the area, altering the existing internal layout to form the new reception including new windows and doors, internally and external, a new entrance ramp with handrails and new reception hatch.

Value: - £35,000.00

Location: - Nene Infants School, Wisbech

Contract Start Date: - Dec 2011

Contract Duration: - 7 Weeks


Spinney Primary School Staff room Extension

A new 8m x 7m staffroom extension in traditional brick and block construction with a hand cut pitched roof, extending out from the existing staffroom to form a larger space for teachers, including UPVC doors and windows, new kitchenette area.

Value: - £60,000.00

Location: - Spinney Primary School, Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire

Contract Start Date: - August 2011

Contract Duration: - 8 Weeks

Gt and Lt Shelford Primary School Classroom Extension and Internal Alterations

A new 10m x 10m stand alone classroom built to the rear of the existing school traditional brick and block construction with a Pozi Joist flat roof with Single Ply Membrane finish, external fascias and soffits where clad in Thermowood and UPVC windows and doors fitted, with alterations to the existing reception classroom to form a new reception area to front of school with reception hatch area, additional offices and disabled WC, as part of the front entrance works a new softwood screen was installed to give a lift to the front entrance. External works included removal of an existing stand alone mobile classroom, installation of a new base for a new mobile classroom for the onsite nursery, new tarmac to surrounding area of the new classroom and a new foul water pumping system. It was integral that the stand alone classroom was completed by the start of the new school term in September, which meant a tight program for the works, ultimately the project was delivered on time and within the tight budget.

Value: - £380,000.00

Location: - Gt and Lt Shelford Primary School, Gt Shelford, Cambridgshire

Contract Start Date: - May 2011

Contract Duration: - 16 Weeks

St Christophers School Food Technology and Cafe

A refurbishment project that consisted of stripping out an existing multi use space, including the removal of existing timber frame partitions and glazing. The refit works included fitting new double glazed ash screens with integral internal blinds, ash doors to form the new cafe area, in the main area, new flooring and suspended throughout the new cafe and food tech areas, installation of purpose made food technology work areas, and new ventilation and heat recovery installation.

Value: - £132,000.00

Location: - St Christophers School, Letchworth, Herts

Contract Start Date: - July 2011

Contract Duration: - 6 Weeks

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