FE have assisted Toot Hill School in gaining detailed planning approval for a new teaching block to meet the needs of their growing school population. The building is to be located on vacant land to the east of the main teaching block adjacent to the existing tennis courts. It is predominantly 2 storeys in scale [...]
Franklin Ellis have just obtained planning consent for a new junior school for Ratcliffe College in Leicestershire. The original college was built by the renowned Victorian architect and designer of the Houses of Parliament, Augustus Welby Pugin, and first opened its doors to students in 1847. It is an interesting coincidence that David Franklin, one [...]
Franklin Ellis Architects have gained planning approval for the rebuilding of Farnborough School Technology College, Clifton, Nottingham. Carillion Building anticipate starting on site in July 2012. The project, which is a PFI scheme, will be maintained by Carillion FM.
Franklin Ellis Architects have secured a planning approval for Nottingham Girls Academy. This is the second Academy that Franklin Ellis have designed for Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust (GDFT). It is understood that Carillion will commence construction on site in March 2012.
Franklin Ellis have submitted a planning application for the redevelopment of the former Manning School in Aspley, Nottingham. The school has become an Academy and is operated by Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust (GDFT). Working closely with Barry Day and his team at GDFT this will be the second Academy that Franklin Ellis have designed for the Trust. [...]
Franklin Ellis have submitted a planning application for the redevelopment of Farnborough School in Clifton, Nottingham. The school has specialist technology status and will incorporate a STEM teaching facility. The project which is a PFI scheme involves the demolition of all the existing school buildings on the site apart from the sports hall and Year [...]
The Ransom Road site of Nottingham Academy was opened on 31st October 2011. The buildings of the former Elliott Durham secondary school in Mapperley have been completely transformed by a major refurbishment into modern facilities suitable for today’s education needs. The new school is one of the three sites which form the Academy, catering for [...]
Planning permission has been recently achieved for two projects for Surbiton High School and Rowan School. The extension to the Boys Prep School is a two storey extension to the rear of the school providing two new classrooms, an office, toilets and medical room. The new building is set half a storey below ground to [...]
Nottingham Academy was officially opened by the Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove on the 22nd September 2011. The buildings at the Greenwood Road site were described by Mr Gove as ‘Handsome, beautiful and inspiring’. The Academy is understood to be the largest in the UK and possibly Europe with over 3500 at capacity. Based [...]
Current Status: Planning Approval has been received and FEA are currently working with Bowmer & Kirkland in developing the detailed design and costings for the project. Brief Description of Scheme: “This multidisciplinary science building will provide the best possible resource both for preparing pupils for a university education in science and also for educating those [...]
FEA were honoured to receive a Commendation in the RIBA East Midlands Awards for Architecture at an awards ceremony in Leicester last month. Jon Crabb and Derek Francis collected the award on behalf of the project team for The Harper Music School and Sports Hall. The music school, completed in 2010 for Lincoln Minster School and The [...]