• Claremont Masterplan
  • Claremont Masterplan
  • Claremont Masterplan
  • Claremont Masterplan
  • Claremont Masterplan
  • Claremont Masterplan

Claremont Masterplan

Esher, Surrey

Long term development plan for an independent school in 90-acre outstanding historic landscape. The masterplan establishes a comprehensive flexible framework for phased development of the whole site over 20 years, to improve facilities, refocus the campus & reinforce historic setting.

Co-educational day school for pupils aged 2-18. Highly sensitive Green Belt site of major heritage significance with many scheduled monuments, Grades I/II*/II listed buildings & landscape listed Grade I in ‘Register of Parks & Gardens of Special Historic Interest’. Buildings by Vanbrugh, Bridgeman, Kent, Capability Brown and Soane.

Masterplan assesses the complex constraints and opportunities, establishes strategic development principles and defines outline proposals for new and refurbished buildings, landscape improvement, transport/parking, accessibility and sustainability across whole site. Includes a complex phasing/decanting strategy and construction management delivery plan.

Phase 1 includes a new Science/Technology Faculty and extension to the listed Stable Court.

  • Client:
  • Claremont Fan Court Foundation
  • Team:
  • Benedetti Architects
  • McDowell+Benedetti (to July 2016)
  • Michael Hadi Associates
  • Max Fordhams
  • Churchman Landscape Architects
  • GVA
  • Drury McPherson Partnership
  • Calford Seaden
  • Stilwell Partnership
  • John Penton MBE
  • Waterman EED
  • PPS Group
  • Budget:
  • £13m (Phase 1)
  • Published:
  • Building Design
  • Architects' Journal
  • Independent Education Today
  • Building 4 Education
  • Architizer
  • "We are very pleased to achieve a successful outcome... the architects listened carefully to our requirements & supported us throughout with initiative, innovation and reassurance."
  • Jane Jenkins - School Bursar