Modern community facilities for modern living
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Modern community facilities for modern living

1st May, 2019

Making the decision on what location is right for your family when looking for a new home can be challenging, with so many factors to consider. Luckily, our Kingsford Rise development in Alford is conveniently located across the road from the new Alford Community Campus, which houses ultramodern education, community and leisure facilities under one roof, and should make your decision far easier.

The contemporary campus was opened in 2015 by Alford native and Brit award winner Emilie Sandé MBE. Situated on Greystone Road in the town, it has both a primary and secondary school, allowing pupils to transition smoothly through their education, along with a variety of facilities open to the public.

State-of-the-art schooling

Bringing learning into the 21st century, the schools were provided with the most up-to-date educational resources in every department. The open plan cafeteria, indoor and outdoor seating areas allow for comfortable socialising during lunch and break times for secondary students, with quiet study spaces located in each wing of the academy for those essential study sessions.

Alford community campus

For those who are inspired by Emilie’s success and boosting the musical and drama opportunities for children in the community, the centre has a state-of-the-art recording studio, dance studio, theatre and a grand piano gifted by the generous singer.

The learning doesn’t stop outside of the classroom. The modern gymnasium is equipped with a climbing wall and multi-functional sports hall, along with all weather and grass playing fields in the grounds of the school. These facilities give students the best opportunities to reach their full potential, not just academically but in extracurricular activities, of which there are plenty.

Facilities for you – in the community


Built with the community at its heart, the campus has facilities for all age ranges to make use of and enjoy. Visitors have access to a 25-metre, 4-lane swimming pool, dance studio, full size 3G synthetic pitch, climbing wall, theatre, gym, a large sports hall and a bright inviting library and cafe. There's also a wide range of classes to take part in such as dance, yoga, Aqua Fit and spin. This fantastic campus is open to the public for use from 6.30am to 10pm – Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm on Saturday and 11am to 7pm on Sunday.

You can find out more information and class timetables by visiting the website.

The community campus has something for everyone and you could walk there in just five minutes from Kingsford Rise, our development of 41 three and four bedroom homes. With prices starting from just £189,995, you’ll have a choice of some of our most popular housetypes.

To find out more, call 01224 542195 or visit one of our available showhomes at Alford.

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Modern community facilities for modern living