About The Project
We were appointed by Chelmsford College in December 2007 to design approximately 16,000m2 of new academic and vocational training facilities on a city centre site. The first stage of the project was to prepare designs for an Application in Principle for funding from the Learning and Skills Council. We designed two schemes; the first was on the old Marconi site next to Chelmsford Station. The second scheme, on the site of a former gasworks, was developed in more detail. Neither scheme progressed beyond Stage C due to the collapse of the LSC funding, however the College did proceed with smaller projects on existing sites, designed by vHH.