Sector: Public & Community

Berkley B12 Police Training & Conference Centre

Project Description

The refurbishment on an existing 2-storey 3,000m2 facility, originally constructed in 1996. Creation of a training and conference centre for the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire (PCC) providing the building a 5-year life extension, reusing existing systems and plant where suitable

The building is a traditional pavilion style providing mainly open plan office accommodation arranged around a central core with a wraparound floor plate. There are two staircases within the building between the ground and first floors. The plant rooms are located in the roof space

Constructed from reinforced structural concrete frame with waffle type reinforced concrete floor structure and additional supporting steelwork. The roof is a cut timber roof supported off steelwork and covered with artificial slate tiles

Refurbishment to create space for non-operational policing uses, including: police officer and staff training; conference facility; storage; driver training unit; administrative offices

This energy efficient refurbishment, providing flexible training and office accommodation has been successfully designed to optimise the building within a tight client budget