Former Walmer Science College in Deal to become an extension of
The Beacon special school in Folkestone.
Investment has been made towards the creation of a town's first special school. Around 240 pupils living with disabilities - notably autism and social, emotional mental health needs - will study at the former Walmer Science College in Deal when a new school will in six months' time. Plans are in place to refurbish the existing building for the new school in three phases, with the first phase due to be completed this September. It would see a complete refurbishment of the compass centre to provide an Early Years and Key Stage One block with an outdoor play space.
Scope of Works
Dave Mannings Painting and Refurbishment Contractors Ltd were appointed to paint all refurbished internal classrooms and communal areas
The Yarrow was designed and built in 1894 by Sir Alfred Yarrow.
The Yarrow, was formally a Children’s home, the building was designed and constructed to allow up to 100 children to convalesce. The large building was designed to be totally symmetrical, and split in the middle. It has undergone many different uses including being essential during both World Wars when it housed convalescing soldiers.
The large Grade II Listed building became a hotel in 2013. The massive refurbishment project – which has seen much of the Yarrow’s interior rebuilt – began in late 2013, and was finally completed in July 2016.
Scope of Works
Dave Mannings Painting and Refurbishment Contractors Ltd were appointed to paint and decorate this refurbished hotel to clients high specification requirements.