Grace Academy
Grace Academy, Solihull

Grace Academy, Birmingham

Grace Academy is an 11-19 all ability Academy that serves the dynamic community of Chelmsley Wood, housed in a multi million pound building with world class facilities in Solihull. Claremont Group Interiors was appointed to provide consultancy, design and furniture services for the new academy.

Location: Birmingham
Sector: Education
Project Size: 1,350 pupils
Scope of Works: Consultancy > Design > Furniture

 

The Brief
Claremont Group Interiors was appointed by Grace Academy to provide a variety of design and procurement services for the new Academy close to Solihull. The school was to accommodate 1,350 pupils between 11-18 years old in a state-of-the-art school, specialising in business and enterprise as part of the government’s initiative to provide a new academy programme across the UK. The client wanted to provide more supportive and welcoming teaching environments and promote a positive aspect to learning for pupils. Working with architects Building Design Partnership, the school was scheduled to open in September 2006.

The Solution
A complex series of inter-linked programmes were undertaken by Claremont to supply and install a variety of products as part of the installation within the master programme by Taylor Woodrow. Claremont installed the large suite of laboratories, art and design studios and extensive library facility. In addition, a sophisticated lecture theatre installation was provided, which can also be used by the local community. 

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