September 2, 2021
Our project King’s cross Bridge has been short listed in the AJ Architecture Awards 2021 in the Mixed-use category. It completes the urban block with the Grade II listed Lighthouse Building and provides two storeys of office accommodation and a raised ground floor retail unit on an island site by King’s Cross station. A palette of clear and mesh filled solar glass panels and limestone fins complement the rhythm of the Georgian Lighthouse.
October 12, 2020
Planning and listed building consent has been granted for our refurbishment and extension of the Grade II* Listed Wapping Hydraulic Pumping Station for UK Real Estate in LB of Tower Hamlets. The scheme includes the construction of a new courtyard office building, the addition of internal mezzanines within the existing Engine and Boiler Houses, the addition of new glazed pavilions in the existing roof top water tanks and the conversion of underground reservoirs, in all providing 2,502 m2 of office space and 1,223 m2 of flexible restaurant / office space.
August 4, 2020
Planning approval has been granted for our new build 306 unit PRS residential scheme on Silbury Boulevard in Central Milton Keynes for Cannon Capital Developments. The highly sustainable new building ranges from 5 to 14 storeys and is characterised by a series of stepped landscaped roof terraces around a central courtyard. The design, which incorporates public art and responds strongly to its specific urban context within Milton Keynes, was supported by planning officers and the town council who described it as ‘a high quality design’.
March 11, 2020
Our recently completed house in Kent has a palette of fine sawn grey slate, weathered timber and dark zinc cladding that reflects the rural context and draws references from local vernacular agricultural buildings. The dramatic slate stone wall bisects the house establishing a division between the more private wing of the house overlooking the garden and the family wing to the north.
November 18, 2019
A successful public consultation event was held for our project for 306 build-to-rent apartments in central Milton Keynes. The overall response to the scheme was very positive with some useful suggestions made by local attendees. A planning application is to be submitted in the coming months.
September 19, 2019
Ightham Scout Hut was opened officially at the weekend by local MP Tom Tugendhat and Jill Anderson, Mayor of Tonbridge and Malling. Community fund raising and donations of materials by local businesses helped provide a much needed new home for 1st Ightham Scout Group
September 13, 2019
Our conversion of a deconsecrated Grade II* listed church into a sports centre for the charity Greenhouse Sports won the Listed Buildings under £5m category. Project Architect Josh Thomas collected the award for our project 35 Cosway Street from Ulf Eickelberg, Director of Avison Young and Will Hurst, Managing Editor of AJ.