blog
skip to main content

The new Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in Peckham will be clad in Cor-ten. 

Currently tucked away on an industrial estate in Wood Green, North London, Mountview Academy is expanding to a new purpose-built site in Peckham. The site will house two new landmark buildings which have been designed by Carl Turner Architects and built by Gilbert-Ash contractors.

The building has been designed with a ‘pleated’ veil of perforated Cor-ten, specified from Cadisch MDA’s Welltec range. For the first time the school will have the facilities that match the world-class quality of their training.

The new site offers space to expand the community programme, provides two new theatres that will house public productions and will also include lettable rehearsal and office space for the creative industries, as well as a new café and rooftop bar. The Academy predicts that it will welcome over 250,000 visitors to the building each year and bring in an estimated £13.7m annually to the local community.

Mountview commented that: “[the] new building will be a game changer for the school, local area and the UK’s creative industry as a whole.”

The architectural development is a substantial progression from the current premises, which no longer fall in line with the Academy’s ambition and vision. It inspires creativity and interaction from the inside out.

The folded rainscreen mesh is currently being installed on site by Gilbert Ash contractors and the cladding is already starting to show signs of weathering. The entire project is due to complete in September 2018.

Read more about the project HERE.

Share this article:

What our customers say

Anthony and the team are always a delight to work for and understand the pressures of projects and and the tender process. Every project we have worked on has run smoothly with very happy clients on completion. You can't ask for more.
- Esme Lynch, T4 Design Ltd.
Cadisch MDA are always good to deal with.
- A. Newman, Between Time Ltd.
Cadisch MDA are always a delight to work with and they go the extra mile to make a project more than just any project.
- Jean Wardrop, Wardrop Designs
Very helpful staff and prompt responses.
- Louise Blunt, EDM Spanwall Facades
My inquiries have been dealt with quickly and confidently and prices have been competitive. I have a great relationship with the staff.
- James Tunnicliffe
The perforated staircase is the best thing about the house. It is a piece of art and throws fantastic shades on the wall. I love that it brings light into the house even on a dark day.
- Penny Talelli, Client
The final look is something we are very proud of as a company and it would not have been possible without the integrated approach achieved with Cadisch.
- Carl Morris, Harlow Glass
We have used different products in our recent project and the technical and sales support has been excellent.
- Arturo Varela, AHMM
Very good service from the team, friendly, professional and great products!
- Kyle, Carl Turner Architects
Cadisch have an excellent range of products and an experienced team.
- Dan Gibbons, APE Architecture & Design Ltd.

Signup to receive exclusive news from Cadisch MDA

Be the first to hear about our new products and get inspired by our featured projects by subscribing to our mailing list. Once you have clicked subscribe, check your inbox for our confirmation link.