Stepnell hits the ground running at Loughborough Sports Complex Scheme

Work is under way on a £2.1 million construction contract to create a major sports facility for Loughborough Schools Foundation.

Loughborough Schools Foundation is a charitable foundation of four independent schools plus a nursery – Loughborough Grammar School, Loughborough High School, Fairfield Prep School, Loughborough Amherst School and Loughborough Nursery – operating under a single Board of Trustees/Directors. The four schools, attended by around 2,100 pupils in total, are situated at two neighbouring campuses in south Loughborough.

The Stepnell team began work earlier this summer on the £3.5 million sports complex which will feature a sports hall, fitness suite, dance studio, changing rooms and reception area. The large multi-use sports hall will offer space for a wide range of sports activities and will be large enough to host all-school and joint school assemblies.

The centre – set to be used primarily by pupils from Loughborough High School and Loughborough Amherst School – is due to be completed by the end of 2018, ready to open in Spring 2019.

Stepnell regional director Thomas Sewell says: “This stunning facility will give the Foundation’s pupils access to a modern, superbly-equipped environment where they will be able to play sport, learn new skills and enjoy being active.

“Our team is very proud to be the Foundation’s construction partner for this impressive project, using our substantial expertise in building leading-edge educational and sporting facilities for the independent schools sector.”


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