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Beacon project:

Burry Port Primary School

SA Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK, United Kingdom
Contact Weeks, Caroline

Initial architects drawings of Burry Port school. Andrew Tidy, Carmarthenshire County Council
Roof garden
South elevation
Ground floor plan




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General description

Carmarthenshire Council have an upcoming school building programme, of which Burry Port is the first. The intention is that the lessons learned from this school project will be transferred to subsequent projects. The Council have a desire for a very low energy building with low running costs for the Local Authority. They also wish to utilise local materials and supply chains as much as possible.

Project type

New build

Project scale

individual building

Ownership type


Building type and size

school | campus | university

Treated Floor Area according to PHPP


Energy efficiency and use of renewables

The scheme will aim for Passivhaus Certification and will include PV to offset grid electricity demand.

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