blockbuster_pds: A random ten percent sample of the condition of the School...

Description Usage Format Source

Description

A dataset containing the condition grade and other attributes of almost 255,000 building components of the English School Estate. The unit_area was estimated using the areafy2 function in this package. School identifying features have been removed.

Usage

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Format

A tibble with 254,878 rows and 30 variables:

lano

unique identifier code of the Local Authority in which the School is located

businessunitid

unique identifier code of the School which can exist on more than one site, removed for annonynimity

urn

Unique Reference Number, removed for annonynimity

siteid

A School can be located on more than one site, however one is the most common. A unique id number.

elementid

A unique ID for every building component, see building_component_lookup

element

Top of the building component description hierarchy.

sub_element

Middle of the building component description hierarchy.

const_type

Bottom of the building component description hierarchy.

const_type_accessible

Could the cons_type be assessed? Sometimes building components might be hidden or difficult.

grade

Semi-subjective condition grade judged by visiting quantity surveyor.

cost

The cost to make good in pounds, to bring the offending building component, considering its unit_area back to grade A.

composition

the proportion of that elementid of a given grade

storeys

Number of floors in the associated block.

gifa

Gross Internal Floor Area metres squared in the associated block.

ground_gifa

Gross Internal Ground Floor Area metres squared in the associated block.

block_perimeter

Metres squared.

height

Height of block, metres squared.

windows_doors

Count of windows and doors.

number_lifts

Count per associated block.

site_area_exc_field

Site area minus the playing fields in metres squared.

boundary_length

Perimeter of site in metres squared presumably.

field_area

Playing fields areas metres squared.

swimming_pool

Swimming pool? Caveat, no definition or minimum size to qualify.

timestep

What year relative to the survey date are we in, timestep zero is at 2012-2014.

unit_area

An estimation / quantification of how much of a building component there is. See areafy2

cost_sum

An aggregate of the costs by buildingid.

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Source

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/education-funding-agency


DFE-Capital/blockbuster documentation built on March 19, 2018, 4:09 a.m.