City of London Freemen’s School / Hawkins\Brown

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  • Landscape Architect: BD Landscape
  • Structure Engineer: HOP Design Stage
  • Structural Engineer: Alan Baxter
  • Quantity Surveyor: Capita
  • Cdm Coordinator: HCD
  • M&E: Max Fordham
  • Acoustics: Max Fordham
  • Planning Consultant: Nathaniel Lichfield and Partners
  • Main Contractor: Morgan Sindall
  • Mechanical & Electrical: Max Fordham
  • City: London
  • Country: United Kingdom
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Text description provided by the architects. Hawkins\Brown has completed the first phase of a masterplan to overhaul The City of London Freemen’s School in Ashtead, Surrey.

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The works, which have been shortlisted for an RIBA South East 2015 Award, comprise a new boarding house and dedicated music school including practice rooms and a recital hall.

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The City of London Freemen’s School is a co-educational day and boarding school in Ashtead, Surrey, with its teaching campus situated in the historic grounds of its Grade II* listed Main House.

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The new music school has a 200-seat recital hall, dedicated practice rooms with acoustic qualities to suit a range of instruments, KS3 teaching and IT facilities. It sits alongside the new 60-bed boarding house, with both buildings sharing an external courtyard.

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Oliver Milton, partner at Hawkins\Brown, said: “The project delivers sophisticated, high quality facilities to enhance the School’s reputation as a leading educator in the region, as well as providing bright, enjoyable, and sustainable accommodation for its boarding pupils.”

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Susan Williams, the bursar at the City of London Freemen’s School, said: "We are very proud to be associated with architects Hawkins Brown on this project and are thrilled with the design and quality of our new facilities."

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Cite: "City of London Freemen’s School / Hawkins\Brown " 01 May 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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