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Penwortham School

Design and build of a new classroom block.

Location: Streatham, London

Client: London Borough of Wandsworth

Contractor: H.A. Marks

Design Architect: Wandsworth's Council Design Service

Images: Charles Hosea

Completion: 2016

ZCD Architects took the lead as delivery architects for an exciting project in collaboration with Wandsworth Council at Penwortham School—a remarkable design and built project for a year six classroom block.

penwortham school
penwortham school

Teaming up with H.A. Marks, whom with we have a long and successful relationship, we played a key role in bringing to life a BREEAM excellent-rated scheme, within the designated timeframe and budget.

The spaces are naturally ventilated and have flexible teaching areas with a folding wall between two classrooms, allowing for assembly teaching on a regular basis.

penwortham school
penwortham school

On the exterior, the building is a prefabricated timber cassette structure clad with western red cedar in a horizontal and vertical arrangement, for classrooms and service areas respectively.

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