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Construction of school group 1 - ZAC des Groues

Jul 1, 2021 - Jul 31, 2023

Phase 1 of the project

Scheduled for the start of the 2023 school year, School Group 1, the first to be built in the Groues district, is entering phase 1 of the construction project: earthworks, structural work and building structure from summer 2021 to summer 2022.

This facility will have 20 classrooms and an integrated leisure centre for kindergarten and elementary school children.

The 3-storey building, with a structure combining concrete and wood, will be composed of a vast hall, wide corridors and common areas.

A planted courtyard on the ground floor will provide large green spaces, interfacing with the Jardin des Rails, and the outdoor walkways extending the classrooms.

Another asset of the project is a roof equipped with a pergola made up of photovoltaic panels which will provide a shaded area for the students and produce energy for the building.

Provisional timetable for the works :

► First stage: earthworks, shell and structure of the building summer 2021/April 2022. ► Second stage: the first levels outside the basement will arrive at the end of the first quarter of 2022, with the start of the implementation of the facades. The roof of the building and thus its final height will be will be completed by the end of the 2nd quarter of 2022. ► Third stage: interior fittings for delivery in spring 2023 and reception of pupils for September 2023.