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Official Handover of the Learning Campus at Holywell

Published: 24/08/2016

The keys to the new 21st Century Learning Campus in Holywell have been officially handed over on Friday, 19 August to proud owners, Flintshire County Council. Contractors Galliford Try North West have been working with the Local Authority on the project for the past 18 months and handed over the building (Phase 1) on time ready for the planned opening to pupils. Councillor Chris Bithell, Cabinet Member, said: “We are really pleased with the new building. It’s a fantastic facility and will offer a wider choice for post 16 students, really improving the learning experience for the both pupils and staff for years to come.” Jim Parker, Managing Director of Galliford Try North West, said: “We are delighted to be able to hand over this high-quality school building to the pupils and staff. We now look forward to working with the school and the Council to complete phase two to the same high standard.” Note to editors Pictured in the attached photograph (left to right): Graham Ford (Senior Project Manager – Galliford Try) Damian Hughes (Senior Officer School Planning and Provision - FCC), Jim Parker (Managing Director – Galliford Try), Ian Budd (Chief Officer Education and Youth - FCC), Chris Bithell (Executive Member Education and Youth - FCC), John Weir (Headteacher Ysgol Treffynnon), Colin Everett (Chief Executive - FCC), Natalie James-Rutledge (Capital Finance Manager – Welsh Government), Pete Davies (Headteacher, Ysgol Maes Y Felin).