In line of the recent raging fires in the Van Stadens Gorge area in the Eastern Cape, Kwikspace Modular Buildings (Kwikspace) were quick off the mark when most of the buildings at Woodridge College and Preparatory School were burnt to the ground, forcing non-local borders and staff to evacuate the premises.
The school suffered devastating losses to its reception hall, main hall, some of the hostels, school church, junior classrooms and music school. Additionally, a number of private residences burnt down, displacing 39 teachers, members of ground staff and their families.
On 21 June – only a few days since firefighters had to surrender to the flames – Kwikspace brought relief as the local manufacturer of prefabricated modular buildings supplied/erected/built 16 classrooms, 4 ablution units and an office unit.
Comments Glen Moss, Kwikspace Regional Sales Manager Eastern Cape: “Time was not on anybody’s side as the school was to re-open on 4 July. As the leading provider of quality prefab rentals, we rose to the occasion to provide a reliable temporary solution to create a safe, clean learning and working environment for its learners and staff.”
A total of 21 units were provided, covering nearly 1000 m2 and accommodating up to 20 students per structure.
Kwikspace units are manufactured in a controlled factory environment according to strict ISO (International Standards Organistion) standards.
Moss adds: “It was a privilege to be in a position with the stockholding Kwikspace carries, to be able to assist Woodridge with the classrooms and ablutions they needed. Working with such a dedicated, highly motivated team was a pleasure.”
Comments Derek Bradley, College Headmaster: “Woodridge College recognise the impact that these units will have in restoring order and normality to our daily lives, and we are thus very pleased with the flexibility, efficiency and professional services offered by Kwikspace.”
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