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Attleborough’s new primary school is taking shape

PUBLISHED: 16:15 05 September 2017 | UPDATED: 16:15 05 September 2017

Construction in progress on a new 630-place Attleborough primary school, featuring large multi-purpose hall. Picture: Courtesy of Shorthose Russell

Construction in progress on a new 630-place Attleborough primary school, featuring large multi-purpose hall. Picture: Courtesy of Shorthose Russell

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A new 630-place primary school and nursery in Attleborough which is due to be completed by the end of the year is taking shape.

Will Bishop, RG Carter contracts manager, inspects roof and solar panels at the new Attleborough primary school.. Picture: Courtesy of Shorthose RussellWill Bishop, RG Carter contracts manager, inspects roof and solar panels at the new Attleborough primary school.. Picture: Courtesy of Shorthose Russell

As well as classrooms, the new school in London Road will include a central library, multi-purpose hall and dining hall and spacious corridors.

The 52-place nursery in a sepeate building will provide two nursery rooms with toilet facilities, along with a shared kitchen and administration areas.

MORE: Step forward for Attleborough school plans

Will Bishop, contracts manger at Drayton-based builders RG Carter, which is building the school, said: “We are delighted to be able to provide two exceptional facilities that will serve Norfolk’s ever-growing population which will positively impact the local community for years to come.”

Along with the designs incorporating zinc-standing seam roofs, both buildings will feature solar panels and sustainable ‘swales’ drainage. in the school yard there will be a food-growing garden, Korfball pitch and a football pitch.

RG Carter has donated equipment to the art department and is running a poster competition for their hoarding, open to pupils at Attleborough Infant School.

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