HB Allen Centre, Keble College - EH Smith

HB Allen Centre, Keble College


The recently completed HB Allen Centre for Keble College, Oxford hosts 250 student bedrooms, a collaborative learning centre, library, research centre, and cafe focused around an open 21st century Oxford Quadrangle.

At the Centre of the Quadrangle is Acland House, a Grade II listed building by the renowned Oxford architect TG Jackson, which forms a central part of the H B Allen Centre: the new building wraps three sides and extends below the historic structure.

EH Smith worked with MICA to develop a bespoke handmade brick blend from Northcot Brick, the Acland Blend.

Location: Oxford

Architect: MICA

Contractors: BAM Construction / Caxton Builders

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