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Tower Hamlet’s school shortlisted for National Civic Trust Award

St Paul??s Way Trust School in Bow, Tower Hamlets, has been shortlisted for the 2013 National Civic Trust Awards. Winners will be announced on 9th March 2013.

Designed by Astudio, the scheme has been recognised for its positive cultural, social and economic contribution to the local community. The school, which opened in early 2011, was rebuilt as part of Tower Hamlets?? Building Schools of the Future Programme.  Funded predominately by Tower Hamlets council, the £36million project also received £1million from the London Thames Gateway Corporation. The development was led and managed by the council, and designed by Astudio in conjunction with the students, staff and wider community. 

 

Richard Hyams, founding director of Astudio said: ?St Paul??s Way Trust School is uplifting and inspiring. It showcases some of the best learning facilities in the country and has had a huge impact on the local community. It sets a fine example for future projects and we are delighted the project has been shortlisted for such a prestigious award.??

 
The Civic Trust Awards, established in 1959, are one of the longest standing built environment schemes in Europe and recognise the very best in architecture, design, planning, landscape and public art. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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