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Remodelling of ‘T’ Level Buildings at Harlow College


Approval Status


Fully Approved

Delivery Status


GBF Project Delivered

Project Completion Date


Spring 2022

​The Getting Building Fund investment will repurpose accommodation to a centre for delivering healthcare, health science, education and childcare, sustainable modern construction methods and digital technologies, embedding innovation in the different vocational pathways and fully preparing the College for the introduction and delivery of T Levels.

The project will also improve accommodation and teaching spaces for the Education and Childcare T level pathway. The investment will ensure access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to support delivery including apprenticeships and higher technical levels.

The project will support growth in Harlow and the wider West Essex area including the £400m relocation of Public Health England (or its successor) from Wiltshire and North London to Harlow; the need for health professionals including for the potential new hospital in West Essex; the growth at the Harlow Enterprise Zone, including the £200m Kao Data Campus, with its wider digital technology requirements that support infrastructure, coding, business and big data.

Project Outputs/Outcomes
Jobs created 550
Learners assisted 726
New/improved learning and training floorspace (sq m) 1,680

£85m of investment to East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock

The Getting Building Fund focuses on projects that can progress quickly and that will stimulate and better integrate economies in some of the most economically impacted and COVID-affected parts of the South East.

£85m of Getting Building Fund investment has been secured, enabling delivery of 45 projects across East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock.

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Funding value: £1,500,000
Total Project cost: £3,500,000
Return to Capital Investment