Laurus Grace school Department for Education p.planning docs

Tilbury Douglas Construction is the main contractor for Laurus Grace. Credit: via planning documents

Plans in for Stockport SEND school

The 12,900 sq ft facility would be located on the site of Hazel Grove High School off Jacksons Lane to provide alternative provision for up to 80 pupils.

The proposed SEND school would be called Laurus Grace, and would provide students with seven SEN classrooms and 10 general classrooms.

A fitness studio and engineering suite would also be delivered under the plans drawn up by Pozzoni Architecture.

The two-storey building would take over Hazel Grove’s existing netball courts, with new ones to be built behind the school.

There would be 100 car parking spaces provided, as well as two disabled and five electric vehicle charging bays.

ICENI Projects is planning consultant for the scheme.

Also part of the project team is landscape architect Pegasus Group, structural engineer AJP, and mechanical engineer TACE.

Tilbury Douglas Construction has been appointed by the Department for Education as main contractor for the project.

The construction company has also recently developed the plans for a St Helens primary school on behalf of the government department.

More about the plans for Laurus Grace School can be found by searching for application number DC/088293 on Stockport Council’s planning portal.

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100 car spaces for a school for upto 80 pupils? With 17 classrooms? That’s a few pupils per classroom and more staff than pupils? surely that size of school can cater for more than 80 pupils?

By Anon

The more the merrier!

By Anonymous

@ Anon (April 17, 2023 at 8:05 pm) – some of it is probably intended to replace existing carparking for Hazel Grove High School that would be lost as a result of the proposals.

By and by

SEN classes are much smaller than mainstream, hence the large number of rooms

By Mr Chips

Nowhere near big enough to accommodate even 5% of stockports send needs

By Anonymous

SEND require 1:2 or greater staff supervision, plus more drop off spaces as most of the pupils arrive by car/van etc. Needs more EV charging though- where’s the 20%?


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