Building transformation updates

Building transformation project updates from the Development team

Fly through the new spaces we're creating in our lower ground floors

In February our photographer, Greg, visited the lower ground floors to see what progress has been made so far. The changes are quite dramatic, so we've put together a selection of his photos to show the 'before' and 'after' the first phase of work. We will update this page as work moves on.

November 2022

In November 2022 the Academy broke ground on the programme of work to transform the basement spaces of its home on Carlton House Terrace. The programme of works is expected to last 12 months, with the re-opening of the spaces planned for Spring 2024. Towards the end of the month the Development team made a hard hat visit to the basement to see the vast amount of progress that has already been made in just a short few weeks. Heavy work, including removing walls and knocking through from the basement to the mezzanine level, is expected to take place in the first part of 2023, and the team hope to make another visit to see the new spaces when they have been knocked through.

An image of seven people in hard hats in a building site
The Development team in the basement, November 2022

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