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Aberdovey School

Client – The Outward Bound Trust

Contract Value – £1.3 million

Location – Aberdovey, West Wales

Commission – Full Architectural Service

The Aberdovey School is the Flag Ship of the Outward Bound movement in Britain. The practice was responsible for the design and supervision of the contract to replace the dormitory units, and upgrade the staff and dining accommodation.

The site is very constricted and on the mountainside overlooking the Dovey Estuary, inside the Snowdonia National Park. The practice developed a timber frame prefabricated package for ease and speed of erection.

The £1.3 million project was completed in 6 months over winter and whilst the school remained in operation.

Acanthus Holden Architects Planners Pembroke Pembrokeshire Carmarthenshire Cardiganshire West Wales