Current building projects
A selection of building projects currently being undertaken by Dorset County Council.
These projects are from planning stage through to the end of the contractual defects period.
Bovington Primary School
The conversion of Bovington First School into a Primary School.
Christchurch Library and Learning Centre
Internal and external alterations together with the provision of an extension at Christchurch Library.
Corfe Castle Primary School
The conversion of Corfe Castle CE VC First School into a Primary School.
Dorchester Library and Learning Centre
The fit out of a new library and adult learning centre in Dorchester, providing much-improved and more accessible facilities.
The construction of a new visitor centre for Thorncombe Wood and Thomas Hardy's birthplace cottage.
Improvements and alterations to the County Farms Estate
Projects undertaken on the County Farms Estate.
Lulworth and Winfrith CE VC Primary School - Winfrith Site
Remodelling the Winfrith site to enhance facilities as part of the conversion of the school to a Primary School.
Lytchett Minster School - Creative Arts Block Rebuild
The rebuild of Lytchett Minster School's Creative Arts Block which was destroyed by fire.
Lytchett Minster School - Temporary Accommodation
The provision of a temporary teaching block to replace Lytchett Minster School's Creative Arts Block which was destroyed by fire.
MyPlace Project, Weymouth
The demolition of the existing STEPS Youth Club and the provision of a replacement Club for Young People, together with external works and alterations to Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre.
New Yewstock 14-19 Base at Sturminster Newton
Improving facilities at Yewstock School by creating a new 14-19 base on the Sturminster Newton High School site.
Pimperne Primary School
The provision of a new 175 place primary school in Pimperne.
Puddletown CE First School
A new 150 place first school and pre-school including landscape and external curriculum areas was completed in the autumn of 2013.
Shaftesbury School - Sixth Form Learning Resource Room
The provision of a new sixth form learning resource room.
Sturminster Newton High School - Design and Technology Block
Extending, refurbishing and remodelling the resistant materials and design technology rooms.
Swanage Primary School
Internal and external alterations to Swanage First School to enable it to operate as a Primary School.
The Annual Repairs and Maintenance Programme
Details of Dorset County Council's annual repairs and maintenance programme.
The Blandford School - New Synthetic Turf Pitch
The provision of a new synthetic turf pitch for use by The Blandford School, Milldown Primary School, stakeholders and community users.
The Purbeck School, Wareham - 6th Form Facility
The provision of a new 6th Form facility and associated works.