School District 54 - Walnut Park Elementary

Project Status: Design

City/Town: Smithers

Project Scope: This project includes a construction of a new of a two-storey school on the northwest area of the current site, with space for 440 elementary students. The new school will have open and collaborative learning spaces, and will be built to highly efficient Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold standards.  Additionally, the replacement school will have space for the StrongStart program, and a Neighbourhood Learning Centre. The existing building will be demolished following the opening of the new school.

Estimated Project Value: $28.5M

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Estimated Project Milestones

  • Site Prep Initiation: Summer 2018
  • Tender and Award: Summer 2019 
  • Construction Initiation: Summer 2019
  • Occupancy: Fall 2020           

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School District Project Contact

Project Manager: Tim Bancroft,  Director of Facilities & Maintenance
E-mail: tim.bancroft@sd54.bc.ca