Harpur Hill Engineering Facility
Utilising an existing warehouse building on the Harpur Hill Industrial Estate, Buxton and Leek College have provided an engineering and construction education facility that can rival the facilities offered by any other college in the country.
The project was carried out in conjunction with the University of Derby and in partnership with Snap On Inc. who have provided state of the art engineering equipment to provide students with the best possible platform to achieve the qualifications required to get them a career in the engineering sector.
Along with the engineering facility the building has a specialist painting and decorating training suite, extensive welding facilities, break out facilities and multiple classrooms all with Smart Interactive whiteboards and intelligent lighting controls.
MIES Building Services carried out a full design and build installation that included the intricate extract ventilation systems, hot and cold water services, gas fired radiant tube heaters, electrical distribution services, power supplies to specialist equipment and a complete lighting scheme with intelligent lighting controls.