Wyn Walters, Construction Director, WRW Construction

Trinity St David was so impressed with the delivery of the Nolan package that they instructed further works to be carried out, which was all completed on time. The building looks completely different through a combination of WRW's work and that of the supply chain. It is a credit to us all.
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B Block University of South Wales Treforest Campus

Client: John Weaver Contractors
Value: £115,000
Product(s): Aluminium windows, doors and curtain walling with brise soleil

Construction and refurbishment of B Block at University of South Wales Treforest Campus has been completed in time for the start of the new academic year.

The £5.25m development has created a new, modern and highly visible frontage to the university’s main campus. The 1980s-esque polytechnic has been transformed into a distinctive higher education institution.

Contracted by John Weaver Contractors and working alongside architects Lawray Partnership, our services included the manufacture and installation of aluminium windows, doors and curtain walling with brise soleil, transforming the front elevations into spacious glass fronted lobbies. Visible to the public, the new building provides an impressive aspect for students and visitors to the university.

The building now houses enhanced student facilities, including a brand new 304-seat, state-of-the-art lecture theatre. The remainder of the building, B2 and B3, has been refurbished to create a series of new and modern multi-purpose teaching facilities. In addition, flexible, open plan office space has been created for support departments.

Formed by a merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales earlier this year, the University of South Wales is now one of the largest in the UK. The £5.23m development of B Block forms part of the university’s ongoing £130m investment in its campuses to create modern facilities for students and staff.


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