Strathearn College is situated in Belfast and has an enviable reputation for academic excellence. The school has evolved on the existing 18 acre site since the 1860’s commencing with a simple single house and tennis court. Over the years various accommodation extensions and facilities (ICT, sports hall, technology block, external sports pitches etc) have been added in a disparate manner. Albert Fry Associates provided civil and structural engineering services in the planning and delivery of a near complete replacement project at £17.0M with only the sports hall being retained. The works are at site and are heavily phased over a three year period to allow the uninterrupted use of the site by the college. Its new buildings comprise insitu concrete two storey elements and steel framed single storey elements. External facilities include both grassed general purpose playing fields and synthetic surfaces for tennis and hockey.