Category Archives: Education

Channing School, one of our projects in Highgate has been shortlisted for the World Architecture Festival in the School- Completed Buildings category. The 1645 sq m project provides new sports facilities and sixth form accommodation in modern brick-built buildings that overlook north London from the school’s campus at the top of Highgate Hill. The designs for the leading independent day school adds three new buildings to the school’sestate, improving the sports, performing arts and sixth form facilities whilst remaining sensitive to, and building upon, its rich architectural and educational heritage. BuckleyGrayYeoman’s…

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We are very excited to report that the Performing Arts Building for Channing School is now taking shape up in Highgate, North London. The steelwork is currently being erected during the school holidays and when the pupils and staff return in September they will be able to see the bones of their new building in place. The project is currently on track for completion in April 2017 and will provide the school with a 300-seat multi-purpose theatre and concert performance space along with drama-teaching areas. The project is the third phase of work which BuckleyGrayYeoman have undertaken for the school, including the new Dining Hall, Sixth-form Centre and Sports Hall.

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BuckleyGrayYeoman have been shortlisted in two categories in the 2016 New London Architecture Awards which recognises the very best new and proposed architecture, planning and development in the capital.   C Space, for client Helical Bar is a finalist in Conservation & Retrofit, while the Sport Hall & Sixth-Form Centre at Channing School has been shortlisted in the Education category. We will find out the results at the prestigious NLA Awards Lunch on 7th July at The Guildhall. Fingers crossed!   In conjunction with the London Festival of Architecture, you can also vote…

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Pure Aldgate Completion

12 October 2015

BuckleyGrayYeoman has completed a 417 room new build student residential development on Commercial Road in East London for student housing provider Pure Student Living. Pure Aldgate’s 19 storeys contain over 11,970 sq m of accommodation and communal facilities on the edge of the City of London. The highlights of the building include a screening room, private gym and a skylounge and outdoor terrace on the 19th floor that boasts spectacular views of the London skyline.   The facade of Pure Aldgate has been developed using a system of pre-cast concrete modules that have been arranged to give an expressive geometry that enlivens the façade, giving it a depth, individuality and visual interest that marks it out on the…

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Channing School Phase I

19 August 2015

Phase I of the Channing School redevelopment project in Highgate, North London has completed providing new sports facilities and sixth form accommodation in modern brick-built buildings.   A new 4 badminton court sports hall sits below two of the three roof ridges, creating high quality indoor sports facilities for badminton, hockey, netball and cricket as well as a fitness suite, changing rooms and teaching rooms. Sixth form accommodation has been created in the upper floors of the third pitched volume and provides a new dedicated IT suite alongside a range of teaching spaces that create the opportunity for university-style seminar teaching sessions.   High quality materials were chosen throughout the project….

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