St. James Primary School, CaerphillyClient: Vinci Construction
The school caters for pupils aged 3 to 11 in a newly constructed school building which shares the site with an Integrated Children’s Centre. It serves the well-established area of Lansbury Park and Mornington Meadows in Caerphilly.
To increase uptake of school meals by providing pupils with a varied selection of healthy eating alternatives; produced with state of the art items of catering equipment which have the lowest achievable carbon footprint.
RACS followed the kitchen design principles adopted for a previous project – Greenhill County Primary School in Caerphilly and mirrored the layout for St James School kitchen. This ensured that high speed combination ovens and induction hobs were utilised to reduce energy costs and maximising the space available.