Highgate Junior School London | Wates

Highgate Junior School London



Highgate School


Architype Design Cooperative

New build junior school for 350 pupils aged 7 to 11 within a conservation area in Highgate, North London, delivered to meet long-term energy efficient criteria.

Works included demolition of an existing block, development of a new main school hall and spacious teaching and social spaces, and the retention of an 18th century villa identified by the local planning authority as being of local historical significance.

  • 88 weeks Build
  • Competitive tender Procurement

Working with Architype Design Cooperative, we implemented Passivhaus principles to achieve a low energy building and incorporated energy efficient measures including photovoltaic cells and a green roof to encourage biodiversity.

  • BREEAM Very Good Sustainability
  • RIBA London 2017 Award Winner

Wates give a very ‘fresh’ approach to working with contractors."

Katie Coulson Associate, Gardiner & Theobald