The Development Team

Who is Involved?

Winchester CollegeThe Governing Body of Winchester College proposed the scheme. The objective is for the College to make the best use of its existing buildings while remaining sensitive both to their residential and commercial neighbours and to the College’s location as a distinct part of Winchester’s Conservation Area. Within the main area of the campus the College is custodian of over 100 listed buildings, nine of which are Grade I listed. The Governing Body also recognises the importance of the wider campus as an integral part of Winchester’s historic fabric and heritage.

Kingerlee is the contractor responsible to realising the project. Founded in 1868, Kingerlee is a family business that has been providing high quality building across Oxfordshire and the surrounding counties for five generations. Its work, in particular for Oxford University, has given it extensive experience of working in and around sensitive and historic

Cowpar GriffithCowper Griffith Architects designed the proposed scheme. Head of an award-winning architectural practice based in Cambridge, Chris Cowper has given careful consideration to the heritage setting of the site within the Conservation Area in designing a scheme that respects its neighbours and the historical context.

Adams Hendry Consulting Limited advised Winchester College on the planning aspects of the scheme and prepared the planning application. Based in Winchester, this award-winning, independent planning practice also prepared the Campus Conservation and Development Framework for Winchester College that was adopted in 2010.

Wessex ArchaeologyWessex Archaeology has assessed the heritage significance of the site and advised on archaeology.

Various heritage bodies have also been consulted regarding the project, including English Heritage and the City of Winchester Trust.