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Raising Nursery PropertyStandards
James Williams       Principal Surveyor           Mark DeanArchitectural Nursery Consultant           @NurserySurveyors
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We help nurseries to:1. Save money2. Provide a better environment for   learning, play & safety3. Ensure happy children, p...
STEP 1   Boost your nursery income!                        •   Rent reviews                        •   Lease negotiations ...
STEP 2           Comply with national regulations“Outstanding” Ofsted ratings do not mean compliance with all national sta...
• Indoor space requirements:   under 2 = 3.5m² per child   2 year olds = 2.5m² per child   3 – 5 years = 2.3m² per chil...
Nursery New Build – Sample Schedule of Accommodation for 30 Places per SessionInternal Area                               ...
STEP 3   Manage your nursery         premises effectively         •   Condition surveys         •   6 facet surveys       ...
1.   Physical Condition2.   Statutory Compliance3.   Space Utilisation4.   Functional Suitability5.   Quality Audit6.   En...
6 Facet Survey   Appraises a nursery building’s fitness for purpose   in terms of use, condition & compliance.   The 6 fac...
STEP 4   If your premises still aren’t performing…                                •   Internal alterations                ...
Case Study
Barkerend Sure Start Centre, BradfordCase Study
Green End Primary School    and Nursery, Burnage              Case Study
Welcome aboard!Northfield Nursery, RotherhamCase Study
Northfield Nursery, RotherhamFloor Plans                Nursery                Office                            Ground Fl...
Thank you!nurseries.gpsurveyors.co.uk             0114 281 5850    info@gpsurveyors.co.uk        @NurserySurveyors
GP Surveyors: Raising Nursery Property Standards
GP Surveyors: Raising Nursery Property Standards
GP Surveyors: Raising Nursery Property Standards
GP Surveyors: Raising Nursery Property Standards
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GP Surveyors: Raising Nursery Property Standards

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Created for an event run by Education Investor, this GP Surveyors' presentation explains to children's nurseries how to raise their property standards in order to comply with Ofsted, the Department for Education and other national regulations.
The presentation also explains the best ways for nurseries to boost their income in order to fund any premises alterations required, such as extensions, developments or internal remodelling.
http://nurseries.gpsurveyors.co.uk/

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GP Surveyors: Raising Nursery Property Standards

  1. 1. Raising Nursery PropertyStandards
  2. 2. James Williams Principal Surveyor Mark DeanArchitectural Nursery Consultant @NurserySurveyors
  3. 3. Vs
  4. 4. We help nurseries to:1. Save money2. Provide a better environment for learning, play & safety3. Ensure happy children, parents & staff4. Prepare for an Ofsted inspection5. Provide a better service to their local community
  5. 5. STEP 1 Boost your nursery income! • Rent reviews • Lease negotiations • Business rate reductions • Maintenance plans • Capital allowances • Make best use of existing space • Leasing out space
  6. 6. STEP 2 Comply with national regulations“Outstanding” Ofsted ratings do not mean compliance with all national standards & regulations: Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 Equality Act 2010 (Disability Discrimination Act 1995) The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) e.g. Legionella & Pseudomonas Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (Risk Assessments) Food Safety Act - Food hygiene / environmental health Furniture, toys and equipment should conform to BS EN safety standards Gas, electrical and other appliances and fittings conform to safety requirements Anti ligature standards Premises security Infection control
  7. 7. • Indoor space requirements:  under 2 = 3.5m² per child  2 year olds = 2.5m² per child  3 – 5 years = 2.3m² per child• Outdoor space guidelines = 9m² per child• Accessibility for children with disabilities• Space for rest and sleep• Toilet provision & baby changing• Location for hygienic preparation of food• Dedicated staff areas• Space to speak to parents confidentially• Storage areas• Clean and secure• Fit for purpose
  8. 8. Nursery New Build – Sample Schedule of Accommodation for 30 Places per SessionInternal Area M²Teaching rooms / Play room (including wet area) 78 6 x under 2 = 21m² [2 staff]Ancillary accommodation (kitchen / servery) 15 8 x age 2 = 20m² [2 staff]Pupil toilets (ratio 1:10) 15 (BS 8300) 16 x age 3–5 = 36.8m² [2 staff]Disabled / staff WC 4.5 (BS 8300)Shower area 4.5 Total = 77.8m²Milk room 6Baby change 4.5Storage x 2 4x2Staffroom 15Medical / sick room 12Plant / services room 10Entrance / coat room 15Meeting room 10Total internal area 197.5 m²External Area M²Outside area (to include a covered area, soft play & hard play) 270External storage 20Buggy Story 10Total external area (excluding car parking) 300 m²
  9. 9. STEP 3 Manage your nursery premises effectively • Condition surveys • 6 facet surveys • Access audits • Dilapidation surveys • Maintenance plans • Business plans • Reinstatement valuations • Environmental assessments • Fire risk assessments • Staff, parent and child feedback
  10. 10. 1. Physical Condition2. Statutory Compliance3. Space Utilisation4. Functional Suitability5. Quality Audit6. Environmental Performance
  11. 11. 6 Facet Survey Appraises a nursery building’s fitness for purpose in terms of use, condition & compliance. The 6 facets that are assessed & ranked are:1. Physical Condition Mechanical & electrical, legionella, structural, building’s internal & external fabric2. Statuary Compliance Fire, health & safety requirements, statutory legislation3. Space Utilisation How well space is been used i.e. empty, generally used, overcrowded4. Functional Suitability Internal space relationships, support facilities & location5. Quality Audit Amenity i.e. facility, pleasantness etc., comfort engineering, design6. Environmental Performance Energy performance i.e. EPC ratings
  12. 12. STEP 4 If your premises still aren’t performing… • Internal alterations • Extensions • Nursery new builds • Acquire a new building
  13. 13. Case Study
  14. 14. Barkerend Sure Start Centre, BradfordCase Study
  15. 15. Green End Primary School and Nursery, Burnage Case Study
  16. 16. Welcome aboard!Northfield Nursery, RotherhamCase Study
  17. 17. Northfield Nursery, RotherhamFloor Plans Nursery Office Ground Floor Plan First Floor Plan Reception Entrance/ Waiting Children 18mths -2yrs 43m2 @ 2.5m2/Child 17 Children Total Staffroom/ Dis. WC Kitchen WC Children 2 -5yrs 42m2 @ 2.3m2/ Parent Child Area 18 Children Total Cot Room IT Room St. 29m2 @3.5m2/ Children toilets Children 2-5yrs Child 18.7m2@2.3m2/Child Total 8 Cots 8 Children Total
  18. 18. Thank you!nurseries.gpsurveyors.co.uk 0114 281 5850 info@gpsurveyors.co.uk @NurserySurveyors

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