Wicklow Community College
Department of Education & Skills
DBFL were successful on the PPP team, Macquarie/Sisk/Pierse for the design, build and management of Wicklow Community College, part of Schools Bundle 2.
This 3 storey, 10,410spm post-primary school with GP hall and special needs unit is on a sloping green field site with provision made for a 33% extension.
The new school was created from the merging of Abbey Vocational School and De La Salle Secondary School and accommodates 1,000 students. The site for this new school is on the northern edge of Wicklow Town and the building ranges from single storey to three storeys in height. Accommodation comprises of 25 classrooms, 38 specialist classrooms, special needs unit, library, staff/administration areas, sports hall, store areas, toilets and ancillary areas.
External facilities include full size GAA pitch, 6 hard surface playing areas, 75 car parking spaces, cycling parking areas and set down areas for buses and cars.