Client | Alder Grange Community Technology School
EA & QS | Glovers Project Services
Architect | Hartington Fleming Worsley Ltd
Structural Engineer | Booth King Partnership
Start on site | December 2009
Completion | February 2011
Alder Grange Community College
Design and the construction of a new steel framed, metal / facing block clad 300 place post 16 college of 3380m2 over four storeys to incorporate the following facilities: nursery area and admin support, two new science laboratories, multi use drama and performance area / lecture theatre, teaching kitchen, hospitality area, sixth form study area and social space, arts studio and resource area, seminar rooms and general teaching space. Externally there was a new full size 3G floodlight sports facility, and a further grassed sports pitch with additional parking for the new users. The naturally vented building incorporated many renewable benefits including windcatchers, green roof, solar panels, and habitat area. This scheme achieved a ‘Very Good’ BREEAM rating.