New College Durham -T.H.E Hub

year 2023

category Schools and Colleges

client New College Durham/Gemini

location Durham

project value £8.9M

T.H.E. Hub (Technical and Higher Education Hub), at New College Durham is now complete. The extension provides the college with a specialist building to deliver higher and technical level skills qualifications.

Image credit to Gemini Mechanical, Electrical & Energy Services

Project Summary

T.H.E Hub features 23 new teaching spaces including an immersive suite, an early years foundation stage nursery, a sensory room, a hospital ward, a dental suite, an E-Sports arena, cyber security facilities, specialist I.T. classrooms and science laboratories. In addition, the building has several collaborative and break out spaces for students to work and socialise in a modern environment.


The project was delivered by Esh Construction with the team consisting of Turner & Townsend, Ryder Architecture, Jasper Kerr Consulting Engineers, Gemini Mechanical, Electrical & Energy Services. and Howarth Litchfield.