Sunninghill Construction has a wealth of experience in working within the environment of fully operational schools and colleges. Rigorous company procedures ensure the safety and welfare of students, staff and visitors, and minimise disruption to day to day activities.

Over the past five years just under 50% of our work has been within this sector which includes independent, faith, voluntary aided and state schools.

Examples of work in the Education sector:

Box Hill School


New build multi-use sports complex accommodating 4 badminton courts with spectator gallery, and a full-size rooftop tennis court situated above the changing rooms

Client: Box Hill School Trust Limited

Team: Donovan Hewitt, Chawton Hill Associates, Hall Davis Consulting Engineers, Delta Green Environmental Design

Yehudi Menuhin School


Extension to existing school to provide a new music recital and studio teaching building and an extension to Harris House boarding accommodation

Client: The Yehudi Menuhin School

Team: Miller Bourne Architects, Tully De’Ath Consultants, BLR Associates

The Weald

West Sussex

Phase 2 comprised a new stand-alone three storey teaching and dining building, comprising kitchen and canteen to the ground floor and 21 new classrooms to the middle and upper floors

Client: West Sussex County Council

Team: BAQUS, The Seaman Partnership, Hemsley Orrel Partnership, Delta Green Environmental Design

Cavendish Primary School

East Sussex

2100m² extension, reconfiguration and refurbishment to provide education from nursery through to A Level together with sports facilities and car parking

Client: East Sussex County Council

Team: Faithful + Gould, Sweett Group, ECE Architecture, Hemsley Orrell Partnership, PJR Services

Worth School

Turners Hill
West Sussex

Award winning residential boarding houses and common areas for 56 students together with accommodation for teaching staff and their families, situated in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Client: Worth Abbey

Team: F T Allen, Miller Bourne Architects, Tully De’Ath Consultants, Chalbrook Services

Chailey Heritage School

North Chailey
East Sussex

Conversion, refurbishment and extension to the Grade II listed Old House within a fully operational campus to provide a life skills centre for young people over the age of nineteen

Client: Chailey Heritage Foundation

Team: Wenham O’Brien, Deacon and Richardson, Ellis Structures, Freeman Beesley