We are delighted that Chapel Court (1) boys' boarding house at Stowe School has been granted planning approval by Aylesbury Vale District Council. The approval comes weeks after submission of West 5 (2), a new 24 room, sixth form house located within the historic Western Gardens area.

Both houses form part of a comprehensive development strategy for new boarding provision at the school, Rick Mather Architects have fostered a successful partnership with Stowe School since 1999 with the preparation of the Academic Zone Masterplan, establishing Stowe as a centre of excellence for education.

Chapel Court and West 5 are the third and fourth boarding houses to be delivered by Rick Mather Architects for the school, following Queen's and Stanhope Houses, completed in 2007 and 2009. The renovation and extension of the Art School was completed in 2010.