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RIBA Worcestershire Architecture Awards Win
On Saturday our Redhill project won an award in the ‘Private House, Worcestershire – Built’ category, at the RIBA Worcestershire Architecture Awards 2017.
To see all the entries follow the link below:
New Commission – Bromyard Housing
Proposals for a new residential scheme in Bromyard, have been submitted to Herefordshire Council. The scheme is to replace a group of industrial buildings along Rowberry Street. The design responds to the unique character of the street, which is dominated by coach houses, workshops and alleyways. Our scheme, incorporating 7 new dwellings within a mixed group of buildings, with a focus on providing high quality street fronting facades that provide privacy and amenity to its occupants.
Weatherark have now completed this new house on the Battledown estate in Cheltenham. Arranged over 4 floors, accommodating 7 bedrooms, cinema room and diverse living spaces. The house also benefits from terrific views over the town as well as long distance, elevated views towards the Malvern Hills.
The collaboration between design + construction has worked incredibly well with many bespoke features being realised in a clear, simple + cost effective way.
New Group Office for Thomas Dudley
Last Friday saw the completion of the new Customer Care and Group Office for Thomas Dudley.
The building, designed as a focal point and entrance building to the site, will accommodate all office + training functions as well as a customer showcase zone for display, presentation + testing of all the Thomas Dudley Products.
Thomas Dudley has been manufacturing in the UK since the company’s inception in the 1920’s, and remains one of the UK’s leading foundries + plastic mouldings specialists.
This new investment to the head office site in Dudley confirms the commitment to engineering within the Black Country.
Homebuilding & Renovating Show
We are exhibiting at the Homebuilding and Renovating Show. You can find us at stand B111 from the 23rd – 26th! If you want your free tickets, please get in touch!
Our residential scheme for apartments within the Great Malvern Conservation area has been granted planning permission. The scheme will be developed during the latter part of 2017.
Cherry Court Wins Civic Award!
The Civic Awards are made by Cheltenham Civic Society on behalf of the Borough Council to encourage excellence in the restoration of historic buildings, new buildings and other improvements to the town’s built environment.
A list of around 20 nominated projects are visited by the panel prior to adjudication. In making their assessments, the panel takes into account factors such as context, originality and quality of design, materials, workmanship and standard of restoration.
This Year’s awards will be presented by Simon Bradley, Editor of “The Buildings of England” Pevsner Guides. 4.00pm Wednesday 19th April 2017, Cheltenham Town Hall.
Follow the link below to see the Award Winner now!
The Retreat @ Crumplebury
Proposals for a new hospitality and restaurant facility have been submitted to Herefordshire Council for Planning.
The scheme follows an Invited Ideas Competition. Concepts were sought to extend and adapt the current Green Cow Kitchens Fine Dining experience, set within the spectacular Whitbourne Estate in Herefordshire.
A Vision of Future Transport in Worcester
We were delighted to collaborate with Green Party Councillors Louis Stephen and Mike Sumpnor, in the production of a document that proposes solutions to Worcester’s congestion problems.
The ideas involve readdressing the current highway network to implement simple, affordable and effective changes that are sustainable and focused on making Worcester a healthier and more accessible city.
The proposals are now in a consultation and engagement process.
Agricultural Building – Case studies
We have been working on and developing ideas for several Prior Notification Consent projects focusing on agricultural buildings. Typically based around an existing portal frame structure, the schemes have potential to produce unusual, generous spaces in a cost effective way. We have a 100% success rate at gaining planning approval with this type of project.
We’re pleased to see Redhill featured alongside other prestigious projects in Architecture Today’s supplement magazine Inhabit.
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Our design for the first retail concept store for Gtech is scheduled to open to the public at the end of July 2016. As well as the display and sale of the entire product range, the store will also offer the opportunity for customers to test and try out products. This includes a purpose built cycle track where the ebike can be put through its paces.
This follows the completion of their new customer service centre and company headquarters on the same site in Worcester. In addition Glazzards have also worked closely with GTECH to design and deliver a state of the art research and development centre currently under construction.
Planning approval for new family home in Cheltenham
We’re pleased to have received planning approval for a replacement house in Cheltenham. Work is to start on site immediately.
Glazzards Shortlisted for RIBA Awards
Glazzards have been shortlisted in the RIBA 2016 awards. They are the only company to have two projects in the shortlist of eight and represent a sample of the broad range of projects undertaken by the practice.
Jonathan Hines, Chairman of the Judging Panel commented:
‘The jury was impressed by the overall standard of quality of the buildings submitted this year. The range of buildings, from residential projects to a major infrastructure scheme, was quite striking and made our job a challenging one. Congratulations to all who have been shortlisted and we look forward to announcing the winners in April.’
The full shortlist can be viewed on the Architecture.com website
The Anchor Building
“The Anchor Building is born –very, very wonderful!!!”
Martyn Pugh, Assay Warden, Gold and Silversmith
The final touches are being made to the new Assay Office building, right in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter. Built to accommodate the many facets of the Assay process as well as the newly fitted out mezzanine space for sole use by Birmingham City University, School of Jewellery and Holts Academy.
University moves into Jenny Lind building
The University of Worcester have moved into their newly refurbished office and seminar facilities in the Centre of Worcester. The Jenny Lind building is perhaps better known as the former Worcester Council Offices. Working closely with the University to a tight programme, Glazzard Architects have created and refurbished the spaces to form better internal links, provide revised accommodation and used colour to help way find round the building.
We Have Moved
Glazzard Architects have moved to a building we have carefully restored from a derelict, former porcelain works in the heart of Worcester.
The house on top of the hill has been completed. The bespoke, cantilevered steel and glass residence sits nestled between trees on stunning rolling hills in Shelsey Beauchamp.
Glazzard Architects have made the final four shortlist for this exciting alternative development opportunity. Focusing on flexibility and sustainability for the lifetime of the building.