SJ8989 : Stockport College

taken 6 years ago, near to Stockport, Great Britain

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Stockport College
Stockport College
Designed by architects Austin-Smith:Lord and completed in 2010, this new building on Wellington Road South is part of the Phase 1 development of the college.

"Phase 1 provides Stockport College with new, state of the art workshop accommodation as part of a multi-phase redevelopment strategy that encompassed the entire city centre campus. To maximise built accommodation on this relatively small site the buildings front the edges of the site around a central service yard, incorporating plant space, classroom accommodation, specialist workshops, cafeteria and changing facilities.

Bold cantilevered forms are used to maximise the floor space above ground floor and allow access into the adjacent street whilst opening up routes through the campus. The blocks are clad in a limited palette of robust materials to reflect their workshop use and create a commanding presence along a major route in to the centre of Stockport. Anthra zinc and precast concrete provide solidity, whilst long elevations of glass channels provide abundant, glare free natural light." LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 22 August, 2014   (more nearby)
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Friday, 22 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Educational sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
College 
Date (from Tags)
2010 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8963 8955 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.1601N 2:9.4462W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8964 8959
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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