Manor Drive Academy - Peterborough

Public Consultation

Manor Drive Academy


Landscape Proposal

Responding to the local context

  • The building is sympathetic to the scale of the surrounding buildings. The privacy of the residential areas is respected through the use the landscaping
  • Acoustic considerations due to main A15 road / future roads have been considered

Access, Transport & Security

  • Access controlled semi-secure public area to the east of the school buildings for visitor access, parking, drop off and deliveries.
  • Fully accessible to all users, with logical way finding
  • Two-way roads enabling discreet access for deliveries and refuse collection without compromising the safety of the playgrounds or efficiency of the car parks

A Vibrant New Neighbourhood

  • Opportunity to provide high quality facilities for this area of Peterborough
  • Positive contribution to the local economy, in the short term with the construction work and in the longer term by the positive effect the school will have on the local community

Community Hub

  • The building has been carefully planned to ensure safe and zoned out of hours use
  • The schools will act as a community hub offering varied opportunities for public use
  • Community organisations might hire the sports facilities or internal spaces for adult learning or other clubs

Site Constraints and Opportunities Diagram

Approach from Norwood Lane


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