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South Wolverhampton and Bilston Academy Makes RIBA Shortlist

11th April 2014

The £24m South Wolverhampton and Bilston Academy has been shortlisted at the RIBA Awards for the West Midlands.

Capita provided architecture, structures, civils, m&e, acoustics, ecology, landscape, executive design advice, security services, FFE and interior design services on the 1200 place new-build academy.

The academy, which is co-sponsored by Wolverhampton University, Wolverhampton College and Wolverhampton City Council, has an engineering specialism. The learning approach places a great emphasis on skills and the brief required the development of four learning zones: Newton’s Apple, Global Gateway, The Boardroom, and The Lifepod, with a mix of cellular and specialist accommodation wrapping around large open-planned skill zone areas.

The winner will be announced on 12th April.


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