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Sixth Form Building, Wymondham College

Wymondham, Norfolk


The project brief was to design and build a major extension to the existing sixth form boarding block for Wymondham College, Norfolk.


  • The provision of 115 new single bedrooms with prefabricated en-suite bathroom pods
  • Expansion of the existing dining facilities
  • New music room, reading room, IT suite and library
  • New communal spaces.
  • The building wraps around a new courtyard

Our Commitment:

  • Sedum covered roof increasing biodiversity and providing natural insulation.
  • Rainwater harvesting to irrigate the new landscaping.
  • Solar panels to provide hot water.


  • BREEAM – very good.
  • CPRE Environmental Award – Architectural Projects
  • South Norfolk District Council Design Awards – Special award for design excellence
  • South Norfolk District Council Design Awards – Landscaping
  • Norfolk Association of Architects Wards – New Extensions Category winner

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