The British School of Vilnius has presented the project for the new school campus
The British School of Vilnius hosted a new campus launch event on the 13th of May at the Grand Hotel Kempinski for its parent community, partners and many other guests, where it has presented a project for its new state of the art campus to be located at VCIIP. The British School of Vilnius has already started establishment in the Vilnius City Innovation Industrial Park and the campus will be built at VCIIP by September 2023.
Dr. Gediminas Pauliukevičius, head of Northtown Vilnius, operator of VCIIP, congratulated the entire community of the British School of Vilnius on the decision to settle at VCIIP. “I have no doubt that the new campus will make proud both the community of the British School of Vilnius and our entire VCIIP community, as it is a truly ambitious, mature and exceptional educational project. One of a few that we can count in Lithuania. I would like to wish all of us success and a smooth journey towards the opening of the British School of Vilnius at VCIIP” G. Pauliukevičius said at the opening ceremony.
“The new campus will be located on a 12,000 m2 plot located on the edge of the Vilnius City Innovation Industrial Park (VCIIP) surrounded by woodland and the excellent infrastructure of the park. We chose this location due to proximity to the city centre and the opportunities to collaborate with the many innovative companies that will be based at VCIIP” said Andrew Prosser, the Headmaster of the British School of Vilnius.
The new campus will open in September 2023, ready for the start of the new academic year and will house 4,000 sq.m. building with state-of-the-art classrooms and facilities such as, modern science and technology laboratories and public spaces, a large library with research areas, music room with recording studio and individual practice rooms, a 25 m indoor swimming pool, an indoor gym with a full-size basketball court, outdoor sports areas including a full-size football pitch and outdoor tennis courts, dedicated Early Years play areas. According to the school’s Headmaster, about 350 children aged 2 to 18 years old will study at the new school.
The building has been designed by 2L Architects and the new campus will be constructed in partnership with BaltCap Infrastructure Fund who both have experience in the construction of educational establishments.