Client: Norton College
Location: Malton, North Yorkshire
Norton College is part of a further education partnership serving the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire. For the college’s £5.5m new-build Sixth Form Centre, LEDA has provided full post planning architectural services, environmental design consultancy and building services advice . Our principal deliverable has been achieving a BREEAM rating of ‘Very Good’ for the project, the envelope design for which maximises daylight and achieves high levels of thermal insulation and airtightness. Other features to ensure optimum user comfort levels and minimal energy use include passive stack ventilation, sunpipes, solar hot water collectors, low glare rooflights and rainwater recycling, all monitored by pupils using an interactive Building Management System.