THE KING'S SCHOOL
Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear.

 

The scheme was won in a limited design competition to an outline brief produced by the school in March 2005.  Extensive accommodation included a new Sports Hall, Dance & Drama Studios, Dining Area and Kitchen, Music & Practice Rooms and further classrooms...

STAR OF THE SEA R.C. PRIMARY SCHOOL
Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear.

 

The extensions of the Star of the Sea RC Primary School were carried out to create a two form entry primary school and rid the site of mobile and temporary classrooms.....

 

Acanthus Darbyshire Architects have a wide range of experience in various sectors of constuction. We are particularly focused on education with a large number of projects completed from small refurbishments and extensions to multi million pound new builds. 

PROJECTS

ST CUTHBERT'S RC PRIMARY SCHOOL
Chester-le-Street, County Durham.

 

Proposals for this school started with a scheme for a replacement 1.5FE primary on the present playing fields.  An allocation was not forthcoming and a development plan was prepared for extensions and alterations to create a 1.5FE school using the original building.  Subsequently with pupil numbers falling,  a further development plan was prepared for a 1FE primary and this contract was for Phase 1.  This involved an extension with 3 classrooms and toilets for Keystage 1 to replace substandard concrete HORSA buildings....

 

 

ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM
Durham.

 

Two new proposed projects for St John's College in Durham, each dependent on the other.  A proposed reference library containing thirty thousand books which will replace the existing library housed in a disused chapel.  Once the new library is complete the existing chapel will be demolished to make way for much needed student accommodation containing en suite facilities etc.  Both projects are situated within the World Heritage status area on the peninsular....

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