Faithful+Gould Appointed on Major College Redevelopment

Rhian Williams
Faithful+Gould has been successfully appointed by Gower College Swansea to provide project management and cost management services for the major redevelopment of the College's vibrant and bustling Tycoch Campus.

The redevelopment, which will feature prominetly at the entrance to the Tycoch Campus, will include a new Learning Support and Admissions Centre and common room and a new purpose built higher education centre. Following Faithful+Gould's early involvement in the project, the College has since received confirmation of vital Welsh Government funding and the project has gone on to achieve planning persmission.

Architects impression of the College redevelopment (Photo credit: Powell Dobson)

Photo credit: Powell Dobson

The creation of the new high quality teaching facilities will include the construction of an additional first floor extension and the reconfiguration of two administration blocks into learning facilities. These redeveloped facilities will also be linked to the campus’ main block.

The project, which is being jointly funded by the College and the Welsh Government, will start on site in November 2016 and complete in the summer of 2017 ready for the students to make use of the new facilities at the start of the 2017/2018 academic year.

Managing quantity surveyor and Faithful+Gould project lead Stuart Clarke, said: "We are delighted to be working on this Welsh landmark education project. It is a fantastic opportunity to work with a local client and adds to the extensive portfolio of education projects we are currently delivering out of Faithful+Gould's Swansea office. We will work closely with the College, the architect Powell Dobson and the contractor T Richard Jones to ensure that the project is delivered on time, within budget and to the brief as setout by the College".

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