Project NameYsgol Craig y Deryn     
Project LocationLlanegryn, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Contract Period52 weeks
Project Start Date (on site)n.a
Practical Completion04/06/2014
Contract Value£4,417,871
Type of WorkNew build
Construction ProductSchool
ArchitectGeraint Roberts, B3 Architects
QS/Cost ConsultantsPhil Raggett, Turner & Townsend
Clerk of WorksEric Jones, Gwynedd Consultancy
Structural EngineerJon Paull, Atkins
Electrical EngineerAlan Williams, Atkins
Mechanical EngineerBob Baker, Atkins
Planning SupervisorDave Llewis, Capita
Main ContractorChristopher Wynne, Wynne Construction
Building ControlJohn Vaughan, Gwynedd Consultancy
Project Overview

2-Craig-y-Deryn-play-areaYsgol Craig y Deryn is a new area primary school for 110 pupils (98 plus 14 Nursery places) to replace four existing school buildings within the communities of Abergynolwyn, Bryncrug, Llanegryn and Llwyngwril. The construction of Ysgol Craig y Deryn was part of the transformation of education in South Gwynedd, the first project the Gwynedd in programme of schools reorganisation.

The new school is located in a sensitive landscape in the Snowdonia National Park and as such particular attention was given to the impact of the building on the surrounding natural landscape.

074Ysgol Craig y Deryn has been designed in accordance to the Building Bulletin 99 standards to provide a learning environment that is inspiring and appropriate for new education/teaching related developments and technologies, efficient, yet adaptable enough to cater for the changing needs of the future.

The building has been designed to minimise its impact in the landscape and to have a reduced carbon footprint.

Cyngor Gwynedd – Ysgol Craig y Deryn

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