Yorkshire Schools

Main Contractor:

Laing O'Rourke Construction Ltd


Yorkshire Learning Partnership (ProjectCo)



Package Value:


Companies Involved

Horbury Building Systems



Horbury Building Systems Ltd were appointed 6 schools, these were to undertake the final detailing and delivery of the façade packages consisting of the High-Pressure Laminate rainscreen cladding to the dining halls, sports halls and staircases. This including the associated framing support for the facade. These schools were:

  • Samuel Lister Academy
  • Harrogate High School
  • Carlton Bolling College
  • All Saints Catholic College
  • Beckfoot Upper Heaton (Belle Vue Boys School)
  • Whitcliffe Mount

Horbury Building Systems Ltd undertook the following works:


  • Façade panels in multiple module widths, orientated vertically, with multiple colour strips being introduced for maximum visual impact
  • Window surrounds and infill panels to the main structures which were completed in the High-Pressure Laminate
  • Rainscreen cladding including all background supporting structures were detailed and installed
  • Main Entrance cladding, sports hall canopies and supporting columns in High-Pressure Laminate including associated supporting background, fixed to a structural steel frame.
  • Canopy roofs were covered with a single ply roofing membrane and included the associated rainwater installation
  • Danpalon polycarbonate rainscreen, including all supporting framework, cills & flashing to the sports hall which was introduced into the High-Pressure Laminate elevations to maximum effect

Installation of rainwater goods which included the high-level hoppers and down pipes. The requirement for an anti-climb deterrent had to be included in the final detailing of the rainwater system.

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