School of The Digital Arts

Project Details

The purpose-built 5,200m² school comprises state-of-the-art teaching facilities over 5 floors. The building brings creative, digital, technology and business assets together. The interdisciplinary school houses subjects that span film, animation, User experience design, photography, games, AI and more.

The new building has the capability to adapt to technological changes, enabling students to explore and innovate for the future. Alongside spaces to collaborate, the specialist facilities include a UX Suite, film studios, green screens, edit suites, sound, music & production studios, a cinema and a gallery.

Advanced Utilities provided continued support to the project completing a wide range of scope including supply and installation of concrete bases, supply and installation of chambers, installation and subsequent removal of a temporary haul road, multi-utility trenching, investigation of existing services including CCTV and drone surveys, new gas and water connections and mains install. It was this willingness to support the project with such a wide range of services and solutions that led to Advanced Utilities being presented the specialist supply chain partner award at the Kier North west supply chain awards 2021.

Services: Mains install, Live connection, Repair, Test & commission, Duct installation, Excavations, chamber installation, vacuum excavation, concrete base installation, GPR Survey, Drone Survey.

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  • Project Name School of The Digital Arts (SODA)
  • Client Kier Construction
  • Category Water, Gas, Electric, Civil, Survey
  • Project Location Manchester
  • Year Built 2022