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Royal Central School of Speech & Drama

Harvey Group PLC are to Develop and Install the Mechanical & Electrical Building services at the new Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

The new building will create 2,400 sq.m of new space and provide nine floors of teaching, rehearsal and performance space, including four new studios and a courtyard theatre. The new North Block building will provide access to arts facilities for both students and the local community which will replace the outdated, temporary Studio 1 building (located on Buckland Crescent). The space will provide the School with greatly needed additional teaching, rehearsal and performance spaces, enabling students and staff to work together on the newly consolidated site and experience improved learning and teaching environments.

Mechanical services installations include LTHW Heating System, Heat Recovery Ventilation, Fan Coil Units and Chilled Water systems. Electrical Installations include Lighting, General Power, Structured Cabling and Fire & Security Systems

A combination of PV panels, Heat Recovery Units and energy saving Control systems will contribute to achieving a BREEAM rating of “Excellent” with an ambition to achieve “Outstanding”.

Main Contractor

Graham Construction
5 Ballygowan Road
BT26 6HX

M&E Consultants

Max Fordham
42-43 Gloucester Crescent


Tim Ronald Architects
108 Weston Street