The Works

Alfriston School is a Special Education Needs school located in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.  Symmetrys were appointed as the Civil and Structural Engineers for the design of a new performing arts building for the school from concept to completion.

Originally conceived as a reinforced concrete structure coloured with pink pigmentation, Symmetrys used their extensive experience of architectural concrete to provide advice on the buildability and design of such a structure.

As the project progressed through the design stages, aspirations changed and the building was redesigned as a steel frame with complex geometry, clad in specialist brick cladding with a composite deck first floor slab.

Below ground, Symmetrys have adopted soakaways in the adjacent playing fields to minimise storm water leaving the site.

Sign Up To Our On Reflection Newsletter

Thank you for subscribing.