Eric Wright completes Blackpool's £8.2m Unity Academy

Eric Wright Construction has completed an £8.2m multi-phase refurbishment project to transform Unity Academy in Blackpool.

Unity CollegeLocated on Warbreck Hill Road, the academy provides high-quality teaching and learning for children aged four to 16, covering all curriculum subjects.

Pupils will now be able to take advantage of the upgraded classrooms, enhanced dining and kitchen facilities and bespoke resource areas. As well as adding essential study areas, the project has also extended the academy’s offering with the addition of a dance studio, gym and an extension to the drama hall.

The science laboratories and hair and beauty teaching rooms have also been transformed from the refurbishment programme, whilst landscaping to all outdoor play areas has also enhanced the Academy’s external appearance. John Wilson, managing director of EWC, said: “Construction projects that involve working in a live school environment are always a challenge, so we are really pleased that the phased demolition and refurbishment project has all worked out as planned."