St. Anselms College Food Hub

The new Food Hub was constructed as a self contained food technology block set within the grounds of St Anselm’s College. Read demonstrated total dilligence and ability in the delivering the project with Zero harm. 

Contract:   JCT Intermediate
Value:          £395,000
Duration:   22 Weeks


AWARD WINNING - The sustainable design, supported by effective quality control and high quality finish of all trades facilitated the award of first place in the under £1m category of the Built Environment Award, in the Northwest Business Environment Awards.

VALUE - Over budget at tender stage, Read worked with the client and design teams to identify salient cost savings that facilitated the delivery of the project to budget whilst maintaining the architectural design intent.

SUSTAINABLE - Sustainability was embedded throughout the design, with special eco features including sunlight optimisation, lightweight block work, high insulation, natural stack ventilation, orientated teaching spaces for maximum passive Ventilation, green roof and planting space around the block for pupils to grow food with zero food miles!


Birkenhead classroom in line for architecture award

June 2nd 20101/1

A NEW Merseyside classroom is in the running for a top architecture award that recognises outstanding buildings costing less than £350,000. The food technology centre, at St Anselm's College, Birkenhead, was designed by city centre architects at Studio Three. ...

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