Projects

Cannock Mill Cohousing

A unique Passivhaus Cohousing project in Colchester, Essex for Cannock Mill Cohousing Colchester (CMCC). The works included the construction of 23 new build homes, a mixture of one and two bed flats and 17 houses with up to three bedrooms with garages and useful storage space in the under croft of the six flats.

The development also included the refurbishment of a Grade II listed Mill which has become the common house with space for the group to share meals and leisure activities together, as well as guest accommodation and a cycle store. The buildings are designed to and certified as ‘Passivhaus’ registered on the Passivhaus database. The project was built to achieve exceptionally low running costs, sustainable comfort and health, including to Lifetime Homes standards.

Design features include;

  • environment-friendly paints and stains, self­-coloured render that never needs painting and renewable bamboo flooring.
  • high levels of thermal insulation and the absence of thermal bridging, highly insulated triple glazed windows and doors, a high degree of air tightness (windows still open but only when you want them to, i.e. no draughts).
  • recovery of heat from the ventilation system – referred to as mechanical ventilation and heat recovery (MVHR)
  • Bespoke kitchens and staircases made by Falkus Joinery.

Other Projects

St Benedict’s School, New Ark

St Benedict’s is a leading independent catholic co-educational school providing education from nursery through to sixth form. We were appointed after the success of the Sixth Form and Art Design & Technology Building. This project, the New Ark, will re-provide classrooms for the Junior School and bring the Nursery on to the school site in […]

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Hintze Hall, Natural History Museum

One of our most prestigious projects, the Natural History Museum’s ‘Hintze Hall’ project included the refurbishment and restoration of the Grade I listed central space, creating additional gallery spaces at ground, first and second floor levels. The works comprised replacement of roof lights and conservation of the building’s listed fabric which acts as the gateway […]

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East End Thames View

The redevelopment of the eastern end of the Thames View Estate in Barking provides 276 high quality affordable homes. The development was achieved without grant-funding or cross-subsidy and made possible via a private investment model designed to enable social regeneration. The works involved the construction of five apartment blocks running north to south along the […]

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Latymer Upper School Sports Facility

Works comprised the construction of a new three-storey sports centre extension to the existing facility which provided a new 25 metre 6 lane swimming pool with automated moving floor, dance and fitness studios, wet and dry changing facilities, WC’s, stores and offices. Piled foundations and waterproof reinforced concrete basement and swimming pool, reinforced concrete frame […]

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Baldwin Terrace

The partnership with the architectural practice Cullinan Studio to refurbish half their building for a new low energy workplace and demolish the other half acquired by Jerram Developments to build 12-two bed apartments in Baldwin Terrace. The construction of the 12 apartments situated along Regent’s Canal in Islington, comprised a 1,160m2 five storey development plus […]

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University for Creative Arts, Farnham

The design and construction of a new Film and Media Centre at the University for Creative Arts campus in Farnham. The new building has provided specialist facilities for film and media students. The two-storey development is designed to house the technology and specialist equipment needed to prepare today’s creative students for industry. Construction took place […]

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Kingston House and Oman Avenue, Brent

Two housing schemes with Brent Housing Partnership for Brent Council which will provide nine homes across two infill sites. Kingston House- £868k The project includes the demolition works to the existing garages sites followed by the design and construction of two single storey detached bungalows (1x 3 bed and 1x 1 bed) Oman Avenue – […]

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The Pump House, Walthamstow

The project consisted of the design and build of 21 new social housing units comprising 11 flats over two three-storey blocks, and 10 houses in two terraces. Tenure mix was 12 units affordable rent (including two wheelchair accessible units) and 9 units shared ownership.   All foundations were piled due to poor quality of made […]

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The Foundry

This project involved the partnership with the architectural practice Cullinan Studio to refurbish half their building for a new low energy workplace and demolish the other half acquired by Jerram Developments to build 12-two bed apartments in Baldwin Terrace. The Grade II Listed former canal-side wharf building, The Foundry, is naturally cross-ventilated with an air […]

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New Grandview, Oakwood Adult Autism Unit

The New Grandview Oakwood Adult Autism Unit provides long term specialist residential accommodation to adults with autistic spectrum disorder, who require 24-hour support. The building features three self-contained apartments, for those who can live more independently, as well as en-suite bedrooms, communal areas, and gardens, all specifically designed for people with autism and mental health […]

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52 Whitmore Road (mixed use CLT)

52 Whitmore Road is a 6 storey mixed use development on the south bank of the Regent’s Canal in Hackney. The site, which formerly housed a warehouse, comprises of offices funded by the Shoreditch Trust, a double height photographer’s studio and three duplex flats with roof terraces. The Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) structure was completed […]

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Ranelagh Primary School

A new build two storey 600m2 extension and internal refurbishment works at an existing primary school in Newham. The new extension, designed by Rivington Street Studio Architects, provides much needed new entrance and additional space for a nursery and staff resource areas plus new studio area at 1st floor level.

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