King's Cross New Schools

 

CLIENT          London Borough of Camden

 

VALUE             £13.5m

 

STATUS          Completed 2012

 

CREDITS

Developer: Argent
Architect: David Morley Architects
Landscape: Katy Staton
Structure: Ramboll
Services: Waterman
Contractor: Carillion

AWARDS

New London Awards 2014 
RIBA London Award 2016
Construction News Awards 2016 (Shortlisted)

DESCRIPTION

King’s Cross New Schools provide school accommodation at ground and first floor levels of the Plimsoll Building, a 13-storey residential development on the King’s Cross Central site.  The scheme created a two-form entry primary academy for mainstream education and co-located accommodation for the Frank Barnes School for deaf children.  Developing Projects provided project management services throughout; first building a clear vision for the development, then working through a complex Section 106 Variation and finally working with the council, as client, and Argent, as developer, through to completion and occupation. 

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