Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College, 6th Form Centre

Client: Diocese of Shrewsbury
Architect: Pozzoni LLP
Cost: £6 million
Completion: 2011
BREEAM rating: Very good

For this eye catching college development, we were commissioned to undertake the civil and structural design. The three storey new sixth form building provides a stunning entrance to the existing Catholic College in Altrincham. The building was designed to house 300 pupils, construction took place on a live school site it was important to create minimal disturbance. A large cantilever roofs structure over sails the strikingly vibrant curved glazed facade. The project also includes a wildlife garden and walkway for pupils. We also undertook the role of BREEAM assessors, achieving a ‘Very Good’ BREEAM rating.