New Parkshot Campus Update
Work is well under way at Richmond Adult Community College
(RACC) on the development of our exciting new flagship site at Parkshot,
Richmond to create a purpose-built, modern adult learning campus with excellent
teaching and leisure facilities for students, staff and the local community.
Following the opening of our brand-new Therapies Suite,
which features its own reception area, teaching and therapy rooms and showers,
we are on track to...
Our building work is now underway!
On the Parkshot site in Richmond, enabling work has begun on the refurbishment of the 7B building behind the Magistrates court, the development of the new Therapies Suite and computer cabling requirements to connect up all the buildings.
The new Therapies Suite is taking shape and will have its own reception area, teaching and therapy rooms and showers for client use during treatments. At the same time the 7B...
Ellmer Construction Appointed Contractor
Ellmer Construction is the appointed contractor for the enabling work at Parkshot. They specialise in high quality fit out, refurbishment and new developments across London and the Home Counties and are an innovative, proactive company based in Teddington. They have worked on recognisable projects such as the Savoy refit, Wimbledon, The Shard, The Cutty Sark and the Olympic water polo venue.
Mark Sellars is the Project...
It's not goodbye to Clifden yet!
The sale of the Clifden site completed in September 2012. RACC will remain on this site, renting back the main Edwardian building from the Council, until September 2014 when all courses will transfer to the new Parkshot campus.
The Council will begin developing the back of the Clifden site at the end of January 2013, including the Curriculum Teachers’ Centre, sports hall, prefabricated buildings and playing field. This will...
State-of-the-art facilities for RACC
In July 2011, RACC announced the decision to transfer the ownership of the Clifden site to Richmond Borough Council. The funds from the sale of the Clifden site will be re-invested in the development of the Parkshot site. Adult learning will continue at Clifden until the Parkshot site is completed by the summer of 2014, when all courses will be moved to Parkshot.
In November 2011, the College engaged with its staff and...
New Building Developments at Parkshot site in central Richmond
In July 2011 Richmond Adult Community College (RACC) announced the decision to sell and transfer the ownership of the Clifden site in Twickenham into Council ownership for educational use as a school. With the proceeds from the sale of the site the college plans to re-invest the funding in developing a state of the art extended Richmond site at Parkshot incorporating a major refurbishment of the old Parkshot building, an expansion of the...
RACC is changing and growing
Over the past year, RACC has been focusing on planning for the future. Our overall aim is to increase the number of high-quality courses we provide to local learners and attract more students to the College, while also adapting to the needs of a changing curriculum.
We are planning a number of changes to the College as part of our plans to meet future challenges. In July 2011 RACC announced the decision to transfer the...