Contractor: Willmott Dixon
Type of works: Internal Fire Doorsets and Glazed Screens
Ahmarra has supplied internal fire doors and screens to the new ‘Weald of Kent’ Grammar School annexe in Sevenoaks, Kent. Ahmarra’s range of high performance, timber doorsets and screens were selected for this projects by the main contractor, Willmott Dixon.
Fire rated doorsets were specified throughout in a crown cut American white ash veneer with painted frames. All materials supplied were FSC certified and a range of fire and acoustics ratings were achieved to meet the school’s requirements.
Ahmarra also supplied doorsets to the Trinity Free School, which shares the same site facilities as the grammar school. This school opened in September 2016.
The new grammar school is a £19m annexe in Sevenoaks, 10 miles from its main site with room for 450 pupils. Its teaching facilities include specialist science, art & design spaces, drama & dance spaces, plus a new performance hall, a lecture theatre, large library and dining spaces.
Ahmarra’s many years’ experience of manufacturing doors within the education sector has led them to develop a range of made-to-order doorsets tailored to meet the requirements of schools, colleges and universities, with the aim of making the entire process as simple and practical as possible.
“Our Education Range has generated a great deal of interest from architects and contractors in this sector, who appreciate a more simplified process, ” said Martyn Fennell, Ahmarra’s Business Development Manager.
Ahmarra is currently manufacturing fire doors for a number of school projects and the Sales and Estimating team are also working closely with architects and contractors who wish to specify the ‘Education Range’ for future school projects.
As one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of made to order doorset solutions, Ahmarra has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the education sector.