HRH The Princess Royal opens Newport High School

Clarkebond were key members of the team for Newport City Council responsible for the redevelopment of Newport High School.  The school opened in November 2009 on the 25th February 2010 was officially opened by Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal.

The redevelopment of Bettws High School will provide new facilities for over 1400 pupils and the local community, creating a new landmark building for the town and a catalyst for its long term regeneration.

Clarkebond were responsible for the civil and structural engineering and flood risk strategy.  The project was recognised by achieving the first BREEAM Excellent rated school in Wales and also an award from Constructing Excellence Wales for 'Waste Minimisation'.