St Edmund’s College – New Refectory for a new term

30 Sep 2014

As we start a new academic year we are delighted to unveil our stunning new Refectory. In conjunction with Holroyd Howe and thanks to their investment the new design has allowed us to address three key goals: to improve the quality and delivery of the food both to the serving area and to the students, to make the seating area a space that is both functional, comfortable and enjoyable on a daily basis and to enhance seating for functions such as House and Boarding Dinners.

The end result is striking: in keeping with the traditional feel of St Edmund’s and utilising our historical colours of chocolate and turquoise the old bench seating has been replaced with heavy oak tables and upholstered individual chairs. The new design still makes reference to our history and traditions but now provides us with a Refectory that will stand up to the demands of almost a thousand hungry students and staff every day for many years to come.