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Miltoncross School, Portsmouth

Works to Miltoncross School were carried over a two year period, and opened to pupils in September 2000.

The school is completely new, and was constructed under the Private Finance Initiative. The works were carried out in partnership with Ballast.

Energy efficient luminaires have been installed throughout. Automatic lighting controls have been fitted to classrooms.

Power has been provided throughout, in particular for computers in ICT suites. Specialist power with emergency stop facilities were installed to the science, economics and CDT areas.

Electrical services were also provided to the drama rooms, school hall, dining area and kitchen, together with a gymnasium, sports hall and associated changing facilities. 

Security installation includes a door entry system and a closed-circuit television system which links to a central monitoring station via ISDN.

A Seimens analogue-addressable fire alarm system with automatic smoke detection was installed throughout the building.