Search

Architect appointed for NewVIc redevelopment

13:55 02 April 2014

Principal Eddie Playfair shares the redevelopment plans with NewVIc students

Principal Eddie Playfair shares the redevelopment plans with NewVIc students

Archant

An architect has been appointed for the £8 million first phase of the NewVIc campus redevelopment.

Shepheard Epstein Hunter has been selected to work with the college to create a new entrance, library and drama studio as well as social and learning spaces for students.

Construction work will start early next year and is scheduled to be completed by September 2016, with special arrangements made to allow college life to continue as usual.

Principal Eddie Playfair said: “This appointment means we can now move ahead with our plans to create an exciting new building which is welcoming, accessible and flexible.

“We are all very excited by this development which will be a major boost for NewVIc and for its students.”

Steven Pidwill, chairman of Shepheard Epstein Hunter, said: “This development will give students additional facilities to help them meet their aspirations.”

The £8 million investment for the project comes from the college’s own reserves and borrowing.

0 comments

Latest Newham News Stories

18 minutes ago
A house in Churlston Avenue, Upton Park, is alleged to be a brothel

Angry neighbours say that a brothel is operating from a house in their street in Upton Park.

Ken Clark
11:17
Jay Laskar wields his weapons of choice during his 24-hour charity gaming marathon

A devoted gamer who completed a marathon 24 hours at the screen has raised hundreds of pounds for cancer charity Macmillan.

FIFA
07:00
Jenny Duval and Danielle Chin by their coffee stand outside Manor Park station

A pair of friends in charge of a coffee stall outside a train station say they are enjoying “huge success”.

Sunderland
Yesterday, 19:02
Wreaths are laid at the gravestone of Jack Cornwall

The heroism of of John ‘Travers’ Cornwell VC is to be marked with a new commemorative stone in East Ham.

Robin

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Win a BMW 1 series

There are fewer cars currently on the market more stylish and exciting than the BMW. Known all over the world as one of the best car manufacturers, the BMW is renowned for sleek designs and fantastic high quality workmanship.

Read more
Kindle 7 inch tablet

Are you looking for a brand new gadget to help you stay connected on the go and make that long journey home a bit more entertaining? Look no further. MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Kindle Fire 7” Display Tablets! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!

Read more

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe