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Refurbishment of school grounds and paths

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Client: St Mary and St John School

Project: Playground and footway reconstruction and surfacing including drainage

Department: Highways

Date of completion: 16 August 2019

Budget: £65,557.2


  • Remove safety issues from playground and footpaths

  • Resolve issues with standing water on playground and footpaths

  • Create a safe surface for all users and enhance the look of the school


  • Take up all old paving slabs and send to be recycled

  • Adjust all manhole covers to new line and level

  • Install new drainage channels to remove and standing surface water

  • Supply new and regrade subbase to new line and level

  • Lay a 60mm binder course

  • Lay a 30mm surface course layer


  • New level safe playground for the students at St Mary and St John’s

  • Improved appearance of the hard surface around the school


“We have found the work carried out by ODS to be of the highest standard. The work force have been highly professional, polite and accommodating.” Grahame Godby, Caretaker