Unanimous Planning Approval for Saint Gabriel’s College

Saint Gabriel’s College in Lambeth has received unanimous planning approval at Committee. The new building will replace a series of outdated existing structures which no longer meet the needs of the school and will take the form of a 3-storey superblock. Under our plans there will be improved Creative Arts, Drama and Dance studios; a new three-court sports hall and designated sixth form facilities including new social and study spaces.

As the College will be located in temporary premises a short walk away during construction, we have had to work closely with the College, the Diocese and Local Authority throughout the planning phase to balance the College’s delivery of education with site constraints and project requirements throughout the works.

The project is part of the Education Funding Agency’s Priority Schools Building Programme (PSBP) which is rebuilding or refurbishing those school buildings in the very worst condition. Saint Gabriel’s marks the third school designed by rhp, in collaboration with Kier Construction, to deliver new facilities for schools on particularly constrained sites, with both Chestnut Grove Academy in Balham and Weald Rise Primary School in Harrow already on-site.

Our Foundations for the Future article can be found on our LinkedIn page.

Unanimous Planning Approval for Saint Gabriel’s College
Front Entrance
Unanimous Planning Approval for Saint Gabriel’s College
Playground
Unanimous Planning Approval for Saint Gabriel’s College
Dining Area