Kier site team hand over £35m high school in Cheltenham

Keir have handed over The High School Leckhampton to Gloucestershire County Council. 

The £35m secondary school has state-of-the-art facilities, including six science labs, 10 ICT suites, a music suite, drama studio and a 400-seat auditorium. Its sports facilities include a full-size, floodlit Astro-turf pitch, grass playing fields, sports hall, fitness suite and six outdoor tennis tables.

 The school will create its own green energy using solar panels and be carbon neutral, in line with the council’s pledge of reducing carbon emissions by 80% by 2030 and be carbon neutral by 2050.

It has been environmentally designed with tree and hedgerow planting on the school grounds and in nearby fields, with a long-term commitment made to manage those local habitats for the benefit of wildlife.