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Ark Academy


  • Client: Wates
  • Architect: Jestico & Whiles
  • Scope: New Build
  • 18m span composite roof trusess
  • Heavy/deep facade
  • Transfer structures

Parmarbrook were appointed as Civil & Structural Engineers by Wates, who were commissioned by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) to develop a scheme for a secondary school on a site within the London Borough of Croydon.

The works associated with this development include construction of the new school building of 9,171m2 (GIA) for up to 1200 pupils ages 11 – 18, containing both teaching and support areas, a 4 court sports hall and roof-top MUGA.