London South Bank Technical College

STEAM centre


Project Overview

About the project

The London South Bank Technical College; STEAM centre is a c10,000sqm further education teaching facility for Construction, Science, Dental Technology, Engineering, Digital and Creative, IT, English and Maths. The design comprises 10 storeys of teaching, learning and support space. The ground and first floor comprise a deeper 2-storey section containing the main entrance space, café/socials learning space and large workshops for construction skills training, upon which the remaining 8 stories sit on a narrower – more traditional teaching floor plate which accommodates a range of general purpose, IT, Science, Dental Technology, Digital and Creative, English and Maths located either side of a circulation corridor.

Key features of the building are a series of double heighted spaces that stack above one another starting with the reception area; higher up the building these provide for learning resources and drop in IT spaces to support informal and collaborative learning. The building had been designed based on a traditional reinforced concrete frame. The facade comprises brick work and curtain walling at lower levels with a distinctive pleated metal cladding incorporating to the upper stories. The design incorporates a window arrangement with louvres above that is consistent with a typical ESFA school design solution.

  • Client: London South Bank University (LSBU)
  • Main Contractor: GRAHAM
  • Value: £27m
  • Project Awarded: Dec 2020
  • Project Completion: Jan 2023

    Our commitment to you

    Monitor noise, vibration, and dust to ensure they are kept within the permitted levels.

    Ensure the traffic management system is in place and always maintain a safe working environment.

    Deal with any enquiries or concerns in a professional and efficient manner and work with our neighbours to reduce the impact our work has on local business and the community

    Considerate Constructors Scheme

    We are a member of the Considerate Constructors Scheme. This scheme aims to improve the image of the construction industry by following a Code of Considerate Practice, which covers a number of things including site safety and considering the impact of works on the local community.

    Here to help

    If you would like any further information or have any questions or concerns you can email our Social Impact Business Partner; Ibbie Omnideyi:


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