Hugh Baird College Liverpool | Wates

Hugh Baird College Liverpool



Hugh Baird College


IBI Taylor Young


A new award-winning five story state-of-the-art educational facility with dedicated University Centre delivered to a tight budget and designed to drive engagement between students, the community and local businesses, breaking down the barriers from education to employment.

Facilities include open-plan study areas and a multi-purpose performance arts space for public events, ranging from school productions to conferences. Community facilities include a public library, learning resource centre and café.

  • £8m Value
  • 56 weeks Build
  • NWCH Framework Procurement

To keep the project to budget, we worked closely with the college to keep the project affordable. This included amendments to cladding, M&E specification and redesign of external landscaping in internal window and door solutions.

  • 95% Waste Diverted from Landfill
  • 4 Apprenticeships Supported
  • Civic Building of The Year (Spaces) Award Winner

Positive throughout and true to their word. We have a superb quality building, (nominated for three awards), delivered on budget and within a very tight timescale. The end users love it”

Pat Farrell Director of Estates Hugh Baird College