A British education is still highly esteemed in the 21st century and the UK is home to some of the most famous schools and universities in the world.

But the appeal is not just the superior teaching on offer among the hallowed spires of the country’s universities, schools and colleges.  For many, it is the centuries old architecture that houses these academic establishments with its promises of strength, stability and lofty ambition.

2 Virgo Fidelis Convent School in Upper Norwood Renovated with superb replica cCement EB24 Steel Windows

A vast number of academic buildings are listed.  Restoring these buildings to their original splendour, updating them to meet the requirements of modern students or simply maintaining them for the benefit of future generations brings a number of challenges. Read the rest of this entry »