Laing O'Rouke Construction and Engineering
Formation of Aberdare Community School
It was announced in 2012 that Aberdare High School, Aberdare Girls' School and Blaengwawr Comprehensive School would merge to form a new 'super-school'. The construction of the new £50m campus began on the Michael Sobell Sports Centre site in 2013 with the intentions of creating a unified education, leisure and community hub.
After several delays, the intended September 2014 opening date of the new 1,600 pupil building was pushed back to April 2015 with the formation of Aberdare Community School still set for September 2014.
Laing ORouke Ltd we're tasked with the project to supply a modern building and incorporate stone work to match the local surroundings, this is where Fernhillstone stepped in to help ,with a wide range of Stone types and colours it was narrowed down to the Fernhillstone mixed stone.