Haberdasher’s Monmouth School for Girls
We have been appointed by Haberdasher’s Monmouth School for Girls in association with Levitt Bernstein Architects as part of the design team for a new performing arts school building in South Wales.
The new building is on the site of the existing gymnasium which is to be demolished down to ground floor level, and wraps one end of the existing theatre building. The development will provide all of the school’s musical facilities, including teaching and rehearsal space, a recital hall and a fully equipped music technology suite.
The new building is primarily two storey plus basement with a new dance studio over classroom spaces next to the existing theatre. Due to the nature of the music facilities and performance spaces, the architectural intent is to create large spaces, with the recital hall being double-storey height, and a focus on high quality acoustic performance to enhance the learning experience of the music students.
The project was completed for opening in the new school year in 2018