Project overview: Clapham Village Nursery September 7, 2022

This flagship building next to Clapham Common involved a complete remodelling and redevelopment of a derelict warehouse building to create a nursery and family centre for children from 6 months to 5 years old. Designed to BREEAM ‘excellent’ environmental standards, including sustainable natural ventilation with roof top wind catchers. The refurbished building provides playrooms for…

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Our 35th Anniversary: The 2020s August 2, 2022

We finish off our 35th Anniversary celebrations with a look through of our most recent projects. Including a new build for 5 new luxury apartments in Guildford which was designed in a traditional style with contemporary elements. Replacing the previously demolished 1970s dwelling on the site, the proposals include a parking undercroft level whilst the…

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Our 35th Anniversary: The Late 2010s July 29, 2022

Our favourite and most notable projects from the ‘Tens’ continues featuring the Conversion and full refurbishment of our own Grade II Listed Office in central Guildford. We also delivered an extension and refurbishment to Farnham Memorial Hall. The existing 1920’s building received a contemporary new wing, incorporating day care and shared community facilities. Finally, we…

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Our 35th Anniversary: The Early 2010s July 22, 2022

Our anniversary celebrations continue with our favourite projects from the early 2010s. We completed, New Barn School, a specialist School working with Sussex Healthcare. When designing a special school our starting point will be to spend time in the school to really understand the particular needs of the pupils and how the architecture can make…

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Our 35th Anniversary: The Late 2000s July 15, 2022

Our favourite projects from the late noughties! We were successful in winning an architectural competition for a new sixth form centre at St Peter’s School. The design of the project delivers on the brief to reflect the students’ forward thinking and the world in which they aspire to live through a contemporary design which would…

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New drama and performance studio for Guildford County School July 12, 2022

Work started on site last week at Guildford County School to transform the school’s old gym into a specialised drama and performance studio, while extending and modernising their existing SEN centre. MCS are the main contractor for this fast-track project, with work scheduled to run during the summer holiday period, ready for the start of…

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Our 35th Anniversary: The Early 2000s July 8, 2022

Our favourite projects this week come from the early Noughties. Including the major refurbishment and extension of the House of Fraser, Guildford which provided an additional 30,000 sq.ft. of trading space at the heart of the Town Centre conservation area. The scheme was carefully designed to be sensitive to its historic High Street context while…

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Work Experience from Salesian School, Chertsey June 27, 2022

It was great to welcome Freya and Kwame from Salesian School, Chertsey for a week’s work experience in our Office continuing our close links with the School following the completion of a new 6th Form classroom block and Sports Hall, currently on site. In their time with us both undertook the ‘Pavilion in the Park’…

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Guildford County School Careers Fair May 11, 2022

Great to talk to some potential future architects at the Guildford County School “Inspire” Careers Fair today. We always enjoy supporting the communities at our local school clients.

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