DFE priority school


Kier was appointed by the DfE to deliver a new multimillion pound teaching block with specialist science and ICT which was completed in November 2018, and refurbishment of the existing 1927 locally listed main school building.


Working with planning department and heritage, Kier will be removing slate tiles and brickwork columns to inspect the existing structure. The windows are being replaced with new double glazing to improve energy whilst blending in with the age of the building, Internally the classrooms will be brought upto date with new acoustic panels, ceilings and M&E, whilst keeping many of the original features of the building in tact.


The refurbishment will be carried out over 3 phases with the project due for completion in 2020.


On final completion the site compound will be turned back into sports England pitches.



This is an opportunity to see behind the hoardings of Bemrose school refurbishment.

During this afternoons tour we will;

Site induction – a welcome to the site, cover of health and safety and introductions to the site team.Project overview of the refurbishmentWalk around the refurbishment phaseCareers review – a brief of various jobs available and routes of entryQuestions and feedback

Address Kier Construction
Rowditch Avenue
DE22 3LE

Follow signs to Derby Royal hospital, the school is located on Uttoxeter new road close to the hospital, the entrance is off Rowditch Avenue. Follow signs for kier site visitors.

Site Entrance
Parking available yes

Limited Parking on site

Length of Visit 1 Hour
Maximum Group Size 8
Register by March 11, 2019
Disabled Access no
Child Restrictions yes
Minimum age 16

Libby McCartney

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The next Open Doors will take place from Monday 16 - Saturday 21 March 2020.

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