A touch of glass puts a gloss on school dinners

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CHILDREN on their way back to lessons are about to find out that their school has doubled in size.

That’s because the new £8m Nash-Harris building is about to be completed at Berkhamsted School Kings Campus.

The centre of the facility will be a ‘floating’ chapel with a stained glass window designed by artist Mark Angus.

The holy building appears to be floating in the air from the ground floor of the new building, as it juts out from a room just beneath it.

Mr Angus has previously worked on windows at Durham Cathedral, independent Oundle School’s chapel in Peterborough and the Royal Grammar School in Worcester.

His latest creation will overlook the main hub of the new building, which will include new classrooms, laboratories and a staff room.

Berkhamsted School principal Mark Steed said: “The Nash-Harris building is a stunning piece of architecture – it’s an inspiring space and has gone a long way to transforming the whole feel of the Girls’ School site.”

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