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Chiltern Academy


  • Client: Wates
  • Architect: Jestico & Whiles
  • Scope: New Build
  • Luton airport flight path
  • Existing power infrastructure
  • Drainage strategy

We were appointed by Wates Construction, on behalf of the Government’s Education & Skills Funding Agency (EFSA), to provide Civil & Structural engineering for the construction of a new secondary school in Luton. The school, which is part of the Chiltern Learning Trust, opened in 2019 in a brand new building on Gipsy Lane. Once at full capacity, the school will cater for 1200 mixed-sex students from ages 11 to 16 (8-form entry, year 7 to year 11).