The design of the scheme changed the use of the existing light industrial units 24, 26, 28, 30 and 32 at Mastmaker Court into a school for alternative models of education. The premises contains an ancillary café, nursery, sports and fitness, IT, customer services, hair and beauty, childcare, media, youth work and hospitality and catering as well as core curriculum in English, Maths and ICT.
Internally, open warehouse spaces were remodelled to include mezzanine decks and new partitions to provide new first floor accommodation. The gross floor area encompassed 4840m sq.
City Gateway Free School was a 27-week programme and achieved completion on the 2nd December 2013.