Cromwell Community College


Cambridgeshire BSF Local Education Partnership


expansion of 3,400m² plus refurbishment




completed 2013

Cromwell Community College

Situated in the village of Chatteris, Cromwell Community College is both a secondary and sixth form site, serving the local community and surrounding areas. The County Council secured funding from the Cambridgeshire Building Schools for the Future (BSF) Programme in 2010. The £11m project aimed to transform the site, revitalising the existing buildings and developing around 3,400m² of new accommodation.

rhp were appointed as architects, designing a new sports hall and departments for design & technology, science and ICT. We converted the existing sports hall into a new dining room and kitchens. A sixth form centre now sits at mezzanine level. To improve visitors’ arrival, we have preserved the fine 1930s frontage and made a major intervention at the main entrance, improving facilities and enhancing the image of the school.

A new leisure centre and external sports facilities were also provided.

The project was constructed by Kier Eastern.

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