• Stanley Grove Academy

    Stanley Grove Academy
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Stanley Grove Academy, Manchester

Existing historic school building with combined part new build and constrained by the Manchester- London railway adjacent.


Interserve Construction Ltd


Stanley Grove Primary Academy is a three form entry primary school.

Due to the historic nature of the existing school it was decided that the school would be part new build with a full refurbishment to the existing building.

A large curtain glazed entrance was designed to connect the new and old buildings. 

This allowed the new building to be respectful to the existing school whilst remaining independent in form. Due to the site constraints of the existing building coupled with the main Manchester- London railway located adjacent to the site, the building shape is a compacted 3 storey L-shape.

All community uses are located on the ground floor of the existing building where we created larger interlink-able spaces between the existing hall and the surrounding spaces, giving a transparent feel.

Old & new are linked on every level allowing for mingling of pupils and stimulate progressive learning. The design answers the need for further expansion.


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