Highly Commended: Construction Project of the Year – National College for High Speed Rail, Birmingham

Last night, Bond Bryan Architects attended the West Midlands, Insider Media Property Awards 2017 and scooped the Highly Commended, Construction Project of the Year Award for The National College for High Speed Rail, Birmingham.

Insider’s Property Awards are ‘a showcase of the biggest and best’ from across the West Midlands and celebrate the remarkable achievements of the region’s commercial sector.

Designed by Bond Bryan Architects – in partnership with Birmingham City Council, HS2 Ltd, and major contractor, Willmott Dixon – the £22m facility is the first major National College development in the country and a pioneering centre of excellence for rail engineering.

Bond Bryan are the foremost designers of advanced manufacturing and vocational learning buildings; Bond Bryan Director, John Lee explained: “The High Speed Rail College aims to provide specialist training within a stimulating environment, in which staff and students can develop the wide range of engineering, digital and commercial skills required to support major rail and infrastructure projects. The college, is a catalyst for national skills renewal and wider urban generation – it helps to position Birmingham at the centre of a 21st century industrial revolution.”