Bodnant Community School

Extension and refurbishment of Bodnant Primary School, to increase capacity to 420 full time pupils and up to 60 part time nursery pupils. Engaging with local suppliers and community groups, Read generated maximum added value from the development.

Contract:   JCT
Value:          £2,950,000
Duration:   70 Weeks


RESPONSIVE - This live project involves a new build extension to the school and refurbishment and remodelling of existing areas to improve the learning environment in line with modern 21C schools programme.

SUSTAINABLE - Traditional construction of strip foundations, steel frame with part external cladding and part masonry walls has been brought up to date with the inclusion of high recycled content products to deliver the sustainable sourcing and minimal raw material extraction requirements of modern construction and the BREEAM requirement for the scheme.

VALUE - Throughout the scheme read hosted several events for local groups including meet the buyer event, site tours, beam, signing and "topping out" ceremony and eco talks.


Read Construction believe is important to benefit both the Client by delivering a quality project, but also the local community and areas surrounding the project. This enables the local community to actively engage with the project throughout the building work and be a part of the process.

Read’s Community Benefits Plan addresses ‘Sustainable Procurement’ Environmentally, Socially and Economically. Read will deliver value for money on in terms of generating benefits to society and the economy, whilst minimising damage to the environment.

Community Benefits brochure for the project.

Bodnant Community School


Column Signing at Bodnant Community School

November 6th 20151/3

Members of Denbighshire County Council, Bodnant Community School and Read Construction have joined together for a column signing ceremony during the final stages of the structural steel erection works. The event, held at Bodnant Community School, included speeches by Councillor...

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Meet the Buyer – Bodnant Community School

July 13th 20152/3

Read Construction are holding a Meet the Buyer event on Thursday 28th May 2015 from 9.30am – 12.30pm at Bodnant Community School, Nant Hall Road, Prestatyn, Denbighshire, LL19 9LJ Read Construction is looking to connect with local businesses with the...

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Safety First at Bodnant as Building Work Continues

July 3rd 20153/3

Pupils at Bodnant Community School in Prestatyn welcomed an unusual visitor this week. Ivor Goodsite, a creation of the Considerate Constructors Scheme, came to see the Foundation Phase and Key Stage 2 children to deliver an important safety message. Ivor was...

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