DESERCREAT COMBINED COLLEGE

NORTHERN IRELAND, UK
  1. Masterplan
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    Masterplan
  2. Site Rendering
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    Site Rendering
  3. Police Station
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    Police Station
  4. Firestation
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    Firestation
  5. Tactical Village
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    Tactical Village
  6. Site Rendering
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    Site Rendering
Dertcreat Joint Services College will provide the Police Service of Northern  Ireland (PSNI), Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS), and Prison Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) all their training needs for new recruits and its existing members. The purpose for creating this college is to improve public service delivery to the citizens of Northern Ireland. Tactical Design North created the facility master plan and worked as the Tactical and Training Architect for all the practical training areas of this project including the forty acre practical training village. Within the Practical Training Areas, there are over 165 structures, 65 individually unique, and including 10 principal buildings that ranged in size between 10,000 SF and 100,000 SF. The design includes a state of the art low energy usage indoor firearms range as well as numerous other innovative training environments. The design incorporates collapse, shoring, breaching, confined space training as well as a world class  emergency vehicle operations course skills pad.



Architect of Record: Perkins + Will