Category Archives: Education

The London Regatta Centre

Location: The London Regatta Centre, Albert Dock,1012 Dockside Rd, London E16 2QD
Client: Royal Albert Dock Trust, LB Newham and Sport England UK
Architect: DMWR Architects Ltd

Working for the London Borough of Newham, Sport England UK, London Youth Rowing and The Sea Cadets, we have completed a reconstruction of the the internal layout and added two extensions to the north and south elevations of the existing water sports centre to provide additional accommodation and the provision of a new reception areas and new changing areas and club room.

The centre provides permanent facilities for local, national and international rowing activities organized by the Royal Albert Dock Trust. The site is located at the north western corner of the Royal Albert Dock adjacent to the finishing line of the newly extended 2000 metre long rowing course, providing London and the southeast of England with its first Olympic standard rowing facility.



Steven Hawkings School

Location: London E14
Client: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Architect: Haverstock Associates

Newly built annexes to provide offices and staff room facilities to this East London special needs school.
Exposed structural steel, face brickwork and Sto rendered surfaces with Kalzip steel roof sheeting provides a modern exterior which both harmonises and contrasts with the existing school. Typical East End ground conditions required a piled and reinforced beam foundation to support this steel and concrete structure.





Richard Atkins School

Location: London SW2
Client: London Borough of Lambeth
Architect: Roughton

Richard Atkins Primary School, a prime example of splendid Victorian educational establishments has recently benefited from an extensive external envelope refurbishment. Over 150 original box sash windows were nearing the end of their life span, but have been rejuvenated using the Epoxy Woodcare system, new draught seals, weight balancing and re-decoration.

With new roof coverings, insulated loft spaces, brick and stone repairs and renewal and repair of the rainwater systems, the building will look sprightly and functional for many years to come.









Broadford School

Location: Romford Essex
Client: London Borough of Havering
Architects: Mouchel Parkman

The residents of Harold Hill are benefiting from this newly built Nursery unit at Broadford Primary School. The modern, bright and spacious design with generous and safe external play areas provide a pleasant environment for young students beginning there academic life.

The building is a steel frame construction on strip foundations clad with a mix of glazed and coloured rendered panels and face brickwork.

Rockingham Estate Play Assoc

Location: London SE1
Client: The London Borough of Southwark
Architect: Robert Loader Associates

With the use of various contrasting materials and finishes, this small annexe typifies the modern approach to building. Poor ground conditions necessitated the requirement for piling and reinforced ground beams.

The timber framed building has a face brickwork exterior alongside Swedish pine windows, galvanised steel cills and reveals, open timber soffit and glazed automatic sliding doors. Attention to detail was paramount and the fine finishes were achieved through close co-ordination between the architect, the client and ourselves.

Upminster Library

Location: Upminster, Essex
Client: London Borough of Havering
Architect: Mouchel Parkman

The refurbishment of Upminster Library transformed a dowdy 1970’s built concrete frame building into a modern, user friendly environment for the community. The refurbishment provided disabled access facilities on two levels, curtain walling, new roof coverings and remodelling of the library layout.

A completely new heating and ventilation system, together with state of the art lighting and communications leaves the newly refurbished library very much in the 21st century.



Bournemouth Park School

Location: Southend
Client: Essex County Council

This modern kitchen, dining hall and gymnasium annex is a great example of how the use of contrasting styles and materials can combine to achieve the most aesthetically pleasing results.

Clay tiles and stainless steel roofing, face brickwork and Trespa panel elevations, Glulam beams with a mix of plastered and striped MDF ceilings. This annex is typical of the many contracts that Cityline are proud to commend to prospective clients.