Archway School, Stroud

DarntonB3 was commissioned by Gloucestershire County Council to carry out a number of feasibility studies to advise the school on development of facilities. Archway School was constructed over a period of 4 years and in 3 Phases. During this period the school remained operational. Phase 1: involved enabling works which provided new car parking to the entrance and re-surfacing existing sports ...

Bath & North East Somerset Council

Threeways School brought together three existing special schools onto one site on the northern edge of Bath. We acted as Architects for this important programme. In development of designs significant time was spent to understand the individual schools involved and we worked through shared workshops to uncover the brief. Students and multi-agency partners were fully included in this process. The completed building has ...

Somerset County Council

Darnton B3 designed a new co-located school for Robert Blake Science College and Elmwood Special School to RIBA Stage C+ as part of a bid for Somerset BSF. The formal design review from CABE commented, “This design demonstrates an inventive co-location strategy that relates well to its site.” Sustainability was strategically incorporated from the initial concept onwards with a view to ...

Newcastle and Hexham Archdiocesan

DarntonB3 acted as Architects and carried out a full site development plan for St Bedes School, Lanchester. This led to development of designs to achieve nearly 20% additional teaching space, as well as providing a greater sense of arrival and resolving a number of administration and management issues. Education ExperienceFrom Early Year’s provision, through Primary to Higher and Adult education ...

South Gloucestershire Council

We acted as Architect for this project to create new facilities at St Peters Primary School, Pilning. The £3.9million project included community spaces and imaginative external areas developed with the staff and pupils to include vegetable plots, a turf amphitheatre, a wetland pond area with viewing deck, a nature trail, raised planning beds, greenhouse, den making and forest skills areas. ...

Gwynedd County Council

DarntonB3 Architecture was appointed under the 21st Century Schools Programme to create a new area primary school for 110 pupils in Llanegryn to replace four existing Education sites within the communities of Abergynolwyn, Bryncrug, Llanegryn and Llwyngwril. The design for the school has been the recipient of aRoyal Town Planning Institute Gold Award. Education ExperienceFrom Early Year’s provision, through Primary ...