We are very excited about our new school which opened on 11th September 2017. The new school is spacious and light and generously resourced. It has state of the art facilities including outdoor learning spaces, two large hall spaces, a community room, a dance studio, a creative media suite, an art and design studio and a multi-use games area on the roof. Marlborough also has its own specialist autism provision.
Read an article about our new school in Architecture Today here.
We have some more exciting news to share on the awards front for Marlborough.
Following on from being given a regional award it was announced on 21st June 2018 that Marlborough Primary School has now won a RIBA National award. Click on the link to see the all the winners.
“Not surprisingly, given the pressures on and methods of procurement, public health buildings and schools do not make a good showing in England. So those that have got through the process should be applauded: Marlborough Primary School by Dixon Jones Ltd for The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea and Maccreanor Lavington Architects’ Kingsgate Primary Lower School for London Borough of Camden, both of which were part of a wider development on the site.”
British Construction Industry Awards
Marlborough has also been announced as a finalist for the 2018 BCI Awards. The finalists were officially announced and MPS is one of eight projects shortlisted for the glamorously titled ‘Social Infrastructure Project of the Year’ category.
New London Architecture Awards
We have been shortlisted for the 2018 NLA Awards. Marlborough is one of fourteen projects shortlisted in the education category which is great news. Winners to be announced on the 4th July. All shortlisted projects will feature in the 2018/2019 edition of the New London Awards publication as well as an exhibition in the NLA Galleries at The Building Centre opening in mid-July (26 Store Street, WC1E 7BT).
The NLA also have a People’s Choice Award where anyone can vote for their favourite scheme online. It would be fantastic if everyone involved in the project could share with colleagues, friends, teachers, parents etc on social media so we can get as many votes as possible! As of 8 June, we have two weeks to vote – votes close on Fri 22nd June. Please find vote link below – you can also vote via Twitter by clicking below the Marlborough shortlisting.
The school has also been announced as a finalist in the education category of the 2018 Scheuco Excellence Awards which, as the name suggests, celebrates excellence in design and installation of Schueco windows. Winners are due to be announced soon, so let’s hope the judges like those round windows!