West Herts College
Located within the civic core conservation area of Watford, the new campus facility creates a flagship base for the College’s further and higher education students. With 2,000 students and 450 staff, it provides state-of-the-art facilities for vocational, recreational and professional studies including art, IT, forensic science, photography, media editing and sound recording. It also has fully serviced dance and performing arts spaces, a 120-seat theatre and HD TV studio, coffee shop, restaurant, hairdressing and beauty salon, spa and gym. The building is a showpiece of sustainable design utilising robust, recyclable, natural materials. By optimising natural light, thermal mass and ventilation and using high levels of insulation, helps meet the client’s low energy targets.