Project Specification


Castle Mead Academy is a 1,200-place 8FE new build secondary academy part of The Mead Educational Trust and situated in the heart of historic Leicester.

The Department for Education under its national education framework appointed BAM Construction as the main contractor for the new build school project.

The academy is part of a scheme of three new build schools in the East Midlands which hold a combined value of around £65 million.


The school is spread across a new build three storey building along with an adjacent new sports block.

Cube worked closely with the main contractor and design group to supply and install the washroom and changing areas throughout new build school.



The Hive System, installed in the pupil washrooms throughout the school provides the ultimate privacy solution.

Hive is a unique Anti-phone and Anti-vandal washroom system meeting the updated DfE requirements for new build schools.

Stainless Steel Washtrough Vanity Units and SGL Duct panelling were supplied and installed alongside the Hive System to provide the complete school washroom solution.