Hampshire County Council’s planning application for the new 900-pupil secondary school was approved in June 2017. The first students are expected to be admitted into the new Mill Chase Academy senior school in September 2019. The school will be located close to the new town centre and will include a range of new sports pitches and facilities.
Plans for the extension and improvement to the existing Bordon Junior School are underway along with those for a new, town centre based, primary school.
Future Skills Centre
On Monday 11th September the Future Skills Centre on Louisburg Barracks opened its doors to 26 students. The new facility, funded by Hampshire County Council and the Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership, will provide a variety of vocational training with a focus on construction skills for students over 16.
Business & Enterprise Centre
The former Sergeants’ Mess on Louisburg Barracks has been transformed into a Business and Enterprise Centre which will enable new jobs to be created. The Business and Enterprise Centre, called BASE, will offer new office and training space for small businesses and in conjunction with the Future Skills Centre is expected to generate 500 new jobs. This has been led by the Homes and Communities Agency and opened autumn 2017.
Business & Community Hub
The Chieftain and Centurion buildings on Quebec Park are being transformed into a new Business and Community Hub with a central glass room café. This will allow for the creation of 100 new jobs and apprenticeships. The project is being led by Radian and the hub is anticipated to open early 2018.