CUSTOM BUILD: Fruit Market

Posted on Mar 30, 2016 in News
CUSTOM BUILD: Fruit Market

We have been working with sustainable property developer Blueprint on initial designs for a new Group Custom Build housing development. The first of its kind in Nottingham, the Fruit Market project will see us work alongside homeowners to individually customise their homes, and collaborate with their neighbours to design shared facilities that will be owned […]

COMPETITION: Bedlington Town Centre

Posted on Mar 11, 2016 in News
COMPETITION: Bedlington Town Centre

We are one of the 5 architects shortlisted in the Bedlington Town Centre design competition, prepared for Arch Group. We think it’s a great shame that Arch has chosen not to exhibit all of the shortlisted schemes in the public exhibition being held next week. We thought we’d displayed our work here so that everyone […]

COMPETITION: Collin Street, Nottingham

Posted on Dec 2, 2015 in News
COMPETITION: Collin Street, Nottingham

We have been working with Nottingham City Council to develop design ideas for a future pedestrianisation scheme along Collin Street. Currently the 4-lane, one-way road, which runs behind the existing Broadmarsh Shopping Centre, is heavily trafficked and serves a number of city centre bus services. As part of comprehensive redevelopment proposals for the area, the […]

COMPETITION: Preston Bus Station

Posted on Aug 17, 2015 in News
COMPETITION: Preston Bus Station

We were one of the final 5 teams shortlisted in this International design competition to refurbish the iconic structure of Preston bus station, and design a new Youth Zone building as a counterpoint to the existing building. The competition was hosted by the RIBA, on behalf of Lancashire County Council, with competitors invited to submit […]

PLANNING: Delves Court

Posted on Jun 16, 2015 in News
PLANNING: Delves Court

On 15th June 2015 the Planning Board at Amber Valley Borough Council approved consent for this significant housing regeneration project in Heanor, Derbyshire. The scheme had previously received the unanimous support of the Board back in November 2014. We are currently working with local contractor J Tomlinson to prepare for the construction phase, due to […]

COMPETITION: Custom build at Trevenson Park

Posted on Jul 25, 2014 in News
COMPETITION: Custom build at Trevenson Park

We teamed up with Beattie Passive, one of the UK’s leading Passivhaus home-builders, to develop designs for this pilot project for a HCA site in Cornwall. This developer-led competition sought innovative design solutions from Home Manufacturer teams. The final shortlisted designs will be taken to the market via the on-site “Plot Shop” for potential customers […]

STUDY: Southern Gateway Nottingham

Posted on Jun 27, 2014 in News
STUDY: Southern Gateway Nottingham

We have been working with Nottingham City Council to develop ideas for improving the connections into and around the southern gateway into the city. The study focuses on the north-south route from railway station to Trent Bridge, and explores the potential to reintegrate Arkwright Street into the street network. Together with the reconnection of this […]

NEW: St Swithin’s Square, Lincoln

Posted on Apr 8, 2014 in News
NEW: St Swithin’s Square, Lincoln

We are currently working with Lincoln BIG (Business Improvement Group) to develop designs for the enhancement of St Swithin’s Square as part of the Revival Lincoln project. Located between the main retail core and the Cultural Quarter, the square is currently under-utilised and appears uninviting. The public realm improvement project aims to raise the profile […]

COMPLETED: New housing at Breedon-on-the-Hill

Posted on Mar 14, 2014 in News
COMPLETED: New housing at Breedon-on-the-Hill

Work is now complete on our 10-unit, new-build housing scheme at Breedon-on-the-Hill in Leicestershire. The project was developed in response to local housing demand and is conceived as a village extension centred around a courtyard space. The scheme was designed for local Housing Association emh homes and delivered by Lindum Construction through a Design & […]

COMPLETED: Willow House Garden Room

Posted on Mar 10, 2014 in News
COMPLETED: Willow House Garden Room

We returned to Willow House last year to add a garden room extension within the grounds of the 1930’s house we refurbished back in 2003. The design extends from the existing garage and echoes the white-rendered, concrete-frame form of the original house. The new room is top-lit to the rear via an opaque lightbox and […]