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Prendergast Vale College in London Borough

Prendergast Vale College is a co-educational school in the London Borough of Lewisham. In 2012 it was refurbished and developed at a cost of £21 million. The award-winning practice of Macfarlane+Associates created a series of varied, age-specific, landscape spaces within the restricted urban site.

A bespoke, secure by design, version of the Roma-4 grating fence was specified for the perimeter boundary.

In order to achieve an anti-climb fence, which would provide the required level of security, the standard horizontal framing bars were replaced with right-angled sections which were welded to the back of each panel 100mm from the top and bottom. The exposed vertical flat bars formed an attractive anti-climb feature.

Gates: fitted with self-closing devices and electric locks.

Finish: galvanized & polyester powder coated RAL7016

Architect: Innes Associates/HKR Architects
Landscape Architect: MacFarlane+Assoc
Main Contractor: Costain Construction

Product: Roma-4