Denbighshire County Council
Cassidy & Ashton
Length of Contract
Wynne Construction was appointed by Denbighshire County Council to design and build the new school for Ysgol Carreg Emlyn, which is currently located on two sites at Clocaenog and Cyffylliog. The new school is in the village of Clocaenog, near Ruthin. The £2.3m project will accommodate infants, junior and nursery pupils and benefit from the latest facilities and resources to include modern and well-equipped classrooms and suitable outdoor areas for play and learning. The project was completed in summer 2019 and has been part funded by the Welsh Government through the 21st Century Schools Programme
New Ysgol Carreg Emlyn is a registered site with the Considerate Constructors Scheme.
The school is to be constructed to BREEAM Excellent standards. BREEAM sets the standard for best practice in sustainable building design, construction and operation and has become one of the most comprehensive and widely recognised measures of a building's environmental performance.
A BREEAM assessment uses recognised measures of performance, which are set against established benchmarks, to evaluate a building's specification, design, construction and use. The measures used represent a broad range of categories and criteria from energy to ecology. They include aspects related to energy and water use, the internal environment (health and well-being), pollution, transport, materials, waste, ecology and management processes.
This project has adopted several approaches to achieving the score of Excellent and to construct a very energy efficient building.
18-Dec-2015 - Wynne reinvests in North Wales economy
11-Mar-2016 - Design work to commence for schools in Ruthin
29-Apr-2016 - New buildings for Rhos Street School and Ysgol Pen Barras
15-Nov-2016 - Turf Cutting at Glasdir Development
10-Mar-2017 - Meet the Buyer - Ruthin
11-Jul-2017 - Beam Signing at Glasdir Development, Ruthin
20-Oct-2017 - Wynne Construction appointed for the new Ysgol Carreg Emlyn
03-Nov-2017 - Glasdir site flooding solution also benefits nearby homes
24-May-2018 - Work underway at new site for Ysgol Carreg Emlyn
08-Jun-2018 - Cutting the turf for the new Ysgol Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd
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