Darwen Aldridge Enterprise Studio

Client

ISG

Value

£4,100,000

Darwen Aldridge Enterprise Studio officially opened in September 2013. The school was temporarily based at Darwen Aldridge Community Academy whilst refurbishment and extensions works were carried out at a former model lodging house that would eventually become the it’s permanent residence.

The former model lodging house underwent a significant refurbishment (with a high level of sensitivity for maintaining many of it’s original architectural features), the demolition of the rear extension and the creation of a new, three-storey extension block in its place.

The school itself is a new type of school that caters to 300 14 – 19 year olds of all abilities and focuses on professional learning, work experience and life skills. It offer GCSEs and A Levels with a focus on creative digital and business related subjects. As well as traditional education the school sends all students on weekly professional work placements.

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0161 486 0429

Find us

Stanley Green Business Park,
Portland House, Earl Rd,
Handforth, Cheadle Hulme
SK8 6QL

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Darwen Aldridge Enterprise Studio officially opened in September 2013. The school was temporarily based at Darwen Aldridge Community Academy whilst refurbishment and extensions works were carried out at a former model lodging house that would eventually become the it’s permanent residence.

The former model lodging house underwent a significant refurbishment (with a high level of sensitivity for maintaining many of it’s original architectural features), the demolition of the rear extension and the creation of a new, three-storey extension block in its place.

The school itself is a new type of school that caters to 300 14 – 19 year olds of all abilities and focuses on professional learning, work experience and life skills. It offer GCSEs and A Levels with a focus on creative digital and business related subjects. As well as traditional education the school sends all students on weekly professional work placements.