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The Amelia Scott Centre

A combined art gallery, museum, and library in Tunbridge Wells. WF Education is delighted to have been a part of this ambitious integrated services project. Originally conceived as a millennium project, construction finally started in 2020. The project to convert…

Paddock Wood Library

Based in Tonbridge in Kent the Paddock Wood Library was founded in 1889 and has been serving the community ever since. Their range of services are wide, it deals mostly with public issues from social services to business, community, education, learning, health, wellbeing, culture, job services, transportation and much more.

Southend University and Public Library

The Forum, a four storey, multi-million-pound integrated public and academic library serves the community in Southend, Essex. The project was a joint venture between Southend -on-Sea Borough Council, the University of Essex, and South Essex Council. 

The Future of D&T 

Let us consider the importance of the skills themselves, what we mean by skills, and then explore how a skills-versus-knowledge balance might work. 

The Power of Storytelling

Rather than being restricted to rigid structures and activities, there are innovative ways to strike a healthy balance between academic freedom and frameworks within the learning environment. 

The Storyhouse Chester

Cinema, theatre, and library space. We were delighted to be the main FF&E Consultants for Chester’s £37m Storyhouse poly-use cultural centre, designed by Ellis Williams, project architects and Bennett Associates. The project repurposed the former Art Deco cinema to create...

Engaging teenagers to read for pleasure

Rather than being restricted to rigid structures and activities, there are innovative ways to strike a healthy balance between academic freedom and frameworks within the learning environment. 

Hillbourne Primary

From render to reality... WF Education’s Design Team were asked to join a video call by BCP Council (Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole) who were in the process of building/delivering the new Hillbourne Primary School. We were asked to showcase our abilities to design and install a library and...

The Power of Demonstration

Laboratories are intended for practical work, vital for pupil learning in science.

Claria™ – Creating Comfortable

Rather than being restricted to rigid structures and activities, there are innovative ways to strike a healthy balance between academic freedom and frameworks within the learning environment. 

What skills are your students developing in STEM?

Let us consider the importance of the skills themselves, what we mean by skills, and then explore how a skills-versus-knowledge balance might work. 

Designing Libraries

A brief guide to successfully managing the process of planning and implementing a new or refurbished library interior. 

Pontypridd Library

The new £38 million development in Pontypridd comprises three buildings. The ovular building hosts the new library, council customer contact point and leisure and fitness centre.

Your Laboratory Design Checklist

Thinking of designing or refurbishing your science laboratory?

Whitepaper: The Libraries of Tomorrow

Science and research are key to addressing humanity’s biggest challenges, now and in the future. Creating the right spaces for teaching the next generation is essential.

A Review of the Learning Space: A Global View

The influence of the learning space: not well understood and ignored for a long time, the movement has now found its voice globally.

7 Top Tips to Maximise Library Utilisation

Libraries come in all shapes and sizes. In fact, few building projects are as complex as a library in terms of a mixed audience, equipment, and purpose.

Spaces to Enhance Engagement

Can libraries encourage us to browse, select, stay and read rather than check and go?

Colour Your World

It has long been accepted – by artists, fashion designers and interior designers in particular – that colours can affect our mood.

Visualisers in Education

The visualiser has been around for some time; however, recent events have seen a surge in the use of visualisers in classrooms and they are becoming a popular alternative to crowding around a demonstration or PowerPoint.

Eat-in VS Take out

Can libraries encourage us to browse, select, stay and read rather than check and go?

Fitness Suites for Education?

Instinctively we know that the spaces we live and work in have an impact on how we feel and, in turn, affect our ability to perform the activities in which we are engaged.

The Science of Space – Laboratories of Tomorrow

Science and research are key to addressing humanity’s biggest challenges, now and in the future. Creating the right spaces and environments for teaching the next generation is essential.

What is an Activity Studio?

An Activity Studio is a flexible space to facilitate and promote physical activity, across all ages and abilities, designed with your input and your educational vision in mind.

St Marys Calne School – Wiltshire

Designed by Woods Bagot’s London Studio the striking new library facility at the heart of the St Mary’s Calne campus will soon open its doors to pupils.   Set in an apple orchard, and with branch-like references throughout; the 660 square metre building is topped with...

Shrewsbury School

Shrewsbury School decided to relocate the D&T department from several workshops located outside the main teaching buildings of the school, to a single facility.

The Hive

A unique partnership initiative between Worcestershire County Council and the University of Worcester; the first fully integrated and jointly-run university and local authority library.

Kingston Library

Kingston Library, has relocated and officially opened in a brand new purpose built building in the centre of the thriving Kingston Centre shopping and leisure area.

Student Environment

Instinctively we know that the spaces we live and work in have an impact on how we feel and, in turn, affect our ability to perform the activities in which we are engaged.

Wigan and Leigh College

The Wigan and Leigh College Campus in Wigan town centre has been completely re-developed.