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Ambitious plans to demolish and re-build Burnt Mill Academy submitted to Harlow Council

Burnt Mill Academy / Mon 6th Mar 2023 at 07:33pm

MASSIVE plans to demolish and re-develop Burnt Mill Academy school have been submitted to Harlow Council.

The reports proposes: Demolition of the existing school buildings and sports facilities and erection of a replacement school and sports facilities with associated access, parking and landscaping.

The proposed new school building will replace the existing school buildings which are coming towards the end of their life and provide a better quality teaching environment for the students in line with modern standards.

Burnt Mill Academy was selected as part of the Department for Education’s “School Rebuilding Programme”, as one of the first 50 schools prioritised for redevelopment due to the buildings requiring replacement based on condition and need.

To ensure teaching can continue on the site whilst construction takes place, the existing staff and pupils will occupy a 2-storey temporary building located to the north of the existing school. This will allow for the partial demolition of the existing school buildings prior to the erection of the new teaching block.

The full report can be found at

www.harlow.gov.uk

Look for: HW/FUL/23/00096

It is anticipated that the full application will be discussed at a meeting of the Harlow Council planning committee.

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7 Comments for Ambitious plans to demolish and re-build Burnt Mill Academy submitted to Harlow Council:

ME
2023-03-07 14:04:58

All sounds good but no doubt the site willbe bigger than it is now and will take up some of the green space that is around it.Harlow town or re name it the concrete jungle.

John
2023-03-07 16:46:59

ME where are you getting your information? The size of the site is not changing https://dppukltd.com/burntmillacademy/

Net
2023-03-07 17:58:00

Hoping that Altham Grove won't be turned into a car park for workers on the site and that heavy lorries will use the front entrance.

John
2023-03-07 19:35:39

Net, have you read the plans? They detail the access routes https://dppukltd.com/burntmillacademy/

Steve Westacott
2023-05-08 19:15:35

This is environmental vandalism. It would be way better for the planet to radically refurbish the existing structure. The comment above refers to the current buildings "coming to the end of their life". They were only built in the early sixties for God's sake. Are they going to knock down Eton (built 1441-1460)?.. er. No

Stephen
2023-08-31 21:12:51

Does anyone understand the problem? The standards back on the 50s 60s and 70s were OK then but have not stood ghe test of time. Concrete is crumbling.

Stephen carter
2023-08-31 21:13:24

Does anyone understand the problem? The standards back on the 50s 60s and 70s were OK then but have not stood ghe test of time. Concrete is crumbling.

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