Claremont Fan Court School

Long term development plan for an independent school set in a 90-acre landscape of outstanding historic significance near Esher. The masterplan establishes a comprehensive framework for phased development of the whole site over the next 20+ years.

The highly sensitive site is in the Green Belt, includes scheduled monuments and grade I/II*/II listed buildings; the landscape is grade I in the ‘Register of Parks & Gardens of Special Historic Interest’. It includes surviving work by Vanbrugh, Bridgeman, Kent, Capability Brown and Soane.

Client: Claremont Fan Court Foundation

Status: Planning consent (hybrid) 2014

Team: McDowell+Benedetti, GVA, Drury McPherson Partnership, Kim Wilkie Associates, Churchman Landscape Architects, Michael Hadi Associates, Max Fordhams, Calford Seaden, Stilwell Partnership, John Penton MBE, Waterman EED