Case Study: Hertswood Academy, Borehamwood

Location: Hertswood Academy, Borehamwood

  • Hertswood Academy in Borehamwood is a new build school, opened in late 2019.
  • The £32 million academy, developed for Hertswood Academy Trust under the Scape Major Works Framework, is an 8-form entry secondary school accommodating 1,400 pupils, including 200 sixth form pupils.
  • The modern academy facility provides students with a state of the art learning environment complete with a library, theatre, sports centre and expansive open learning spaces.
  • The school was developed by main contractor Willmott Dixon and designed by Bond Bryan Architects.
  • Working closely with Willmott Dixon as part of their framework agreement, Heckmondwike supplied over 4,000 square metres of its Supacord carpet tiles (Anthracite) for the project, alongside 50 square metres of Hippo specialist entrance carpet.
  • Supacord is Heckmondwike’s flagship product and is the market-leading carpet for the education sector. For over 40 years, Supacord has been specified and installed in thousands of schools and higher education sites across the country.
  • Manufactured at Heckmondwike’s site in West Yorkshire, Supacord is renowned for its hard-wearing properties, making it ideal for all heavy commercial settings. Complete with a 10 year warranty, Supacord can be specified with confidence in any sector.
  • Heckmondwike’s Supacord carpet tiles and Hippo carpet was installed by Heckmondwike customer, AC Flooring.

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