Support our ambitious project to return our Grade II listed Assembly Hall to its original vision – a world-class arts and performance space for our students and the local community

Acland Burghley school is a renowned and celebrated example of Brutalist architecture in the heart of our north London community.

The Assembly Hall with its unique hexagonal design was, for many years, the jewel in the school’s crown. Uniquely designed to be a community and arts space for both students and the local community, it became known for showcasing excellence in drama, music and dance.

Now, we’re embarking on a capital appeal to fund the renovation of the Assembly Hall and bring back this very special place to the heart of our community – a Hall for All.



To fully restore and renovate the Assembly Hall we now need to find funding from our local community and other potential donors. That’s anyone who shares our determination to bring back this visionary space and recreate a vitally needed Hall for All.

Some people will be motivated by the incredible heritage of the Brutalist architecture, both its values and design. Some will be motivated by the world-class acoustics and the pioneering residency of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment at the school.

But what motivates all of us is our community’s genuine need for a safe, affordable space that is open and accessible to everyone.

We’re nearly there… We’ve made great progress on funding and our target of £1,875,000 is in sight.


The clock is ticking. There’s £300,000 to go…

We have some inspiring, dynamic and innovative partners behind this project and the school and students are doing all that they can. The big push now is to raise the final £300,000 from our local community by late 2024.

It’s a huge task, but we hope that you’ll be able to give generously. We have a number of opportunities at different levels and would love the opportunity to talk to you about how you could help fund a Hall for All.

Will you join us today?


Donor options

Hall for All Supporter – £30
  • Hall for All tote bag
  • news and events updates
  • invitation to the school’s Creating Excellence Together event
Seat Sponsor – £20 PER MONTH
  • your name will be showcased on a digital display before every performance
  • go behind-the-scenes with a renovation tour
  • tickets to an event hosted by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Hall for All tote bag
Brutalist Patron – £1,000
  • your name will be forever displayed on a plaque at the venue
  • go behind-the-scenes with a renovation tour
  • tickets to an event hosted by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • one year’s free membership of the Museum of Brutalist Architecture.
  • Hall for All tote bag
Stage Patron – £10,000
  • exclusive opportunity of a complimentary hall rental for your own private event
  • your name will be forever displayed on a plaque at the venue
  • one year’s free membership of the Museum of Brutalist Architecture.
  • go behind-the-scenes with a renovation tour
  • tickets to an event hosted by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Hall for All tote bag

It is also possible to donate via cheque. Please make cheques payable to: Acland Burghley Trust and send to:

Acland Burghley Trust
c/o Finance Manager
Acland Burghley School
Burghley Road
London NW5 1UJ



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