Cwmaman Primary School - Project of the Year 2021 

Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council
Project Name Cwmaman Primary School
Project Location Cwmaman Infants School, Fforchaman Road, Aberdare CF44 6NS
Project Start Date 13.03.2017
Practical Completion 18.07.2018
Contract Value £7,800,000
QS/Cost Consultant RCT QS
Structural Engineer Bradley Associates
Electrical/Mechanical Engineer WSP
Principal Designer Morgan Sindall
Contractor Morgan Sindall
Building Control RCT Building Control
Architect Boyes Rees


New Community Primary School for 270 pupils included demolishing paddling pool, with associated external works including new access with bus pull in and drop off, also car parking for staff and visitors and new culvert diversion. BREAAM Excellent

Project Description

The new Cwmaman 3-11 primary school opened in September 2018, welcoming pupils from the former Cwmaman Infants’ and Glynhafod Junior Schools.
The new school site off Glanaman Road includes a new build school, staff car park, parent/pupil drop off area, two Multi Use Games Areas (MUGAs), grass pitches and a community room.

In addition, the relocation and remodelling of the play area was completed as part of the project and is being well used by the local community.