The most recent of JemBuild projects at Franklin College, was that of the Main Entrance Building. To close the main entrance to a live site with almost 2000 people in College was always going to be easier said than done. The understanding and flexibility, shown by JemBuild, working with the College management team during construction meant any tension over access was sensitively and positively managed. The result is a stunning entrance building which has significant Civic presence. This accommodates a wide range of student support functions as well as being a positive visitor experience for reception, the scale of this building and the use of traditional brick means it keys into the existing Estate yet shines as a beacon. The workmanship demonstrated by JemBuild in this very detailed building was excellent. This was a very successful scheme, which was enhanced by JemBuild understanding the Franklin ethos and the need for our learners to have a positive experience during the project.
2nd February 2016