Ark Soane Academy will be located on the site of the current Acton College – Ealing Hammersmith & West London College (Mill Hill Rd, London, W3 8JH). The school is part of a mixed-use development, with both purpose-built school facilities as well as residential units, to help meet the need for new homes in the local area too. The development of the site is being led by LocatED, a government-owned property company helping to deliver new free school sites across England.

Planning permission has been granted and construction will commence in 2019.

Further information on the development will be published on this page in due course.

Building update February 2019:

A contract has been signed this month with ISG Interiors for the demolition of the current building and the construction of the new entrance block for Ark Soane Academy. Work will start in March on the demolition

Building update April 2019:

Demolition and construction of the new school's entrance block works in Phase 1 have been programmed for completion in August 2020. Introductory visits to all neighbours will be taking place in April 2019. 

Building update June 2019:

Plans have been revised and updated for the new Ark Soane Academy buildings.



Building update September 2019:

The foundations and ground works for Ark Soane Academy are progressing rapidly: