Archaeologists On-site at Rialto House

As part of the ongoing works to progress, the Rialto House project archaeologists from York Archaeological Trust are on site investigating the site’s rich history. Alongside the possibility of Roman finds, the team on site is investigating the site’s former use in the 12th century as an Abbey. The site presents several complex layers ofRead More

Blackrock Street Receives Passivhaus Certification

We are very pleased to announce our Blackrock Street affordable housing project has been certified to the Passivhaus Classic building standard by the Passive House Institute in Germany. Congratulations to the whole team on this great achievement, making the project one of only a handful of buildings to achieve this standard in Manchester. The schemeRead More

Cardiff Office Relocation

The Cardiff office has now moved to new premises. The office address has changed to the following with immediate effect. 14 TRADE STREET BUTETOWN CARDIFF CF10 5DT Please note the contact numbers and email address remain unchanged and can be viewed on the contact page.

GWPA Participate in Charity Dragon Boat Race

A team of 17 took part in the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice Dragon Boat Race this weekend. The event respectfully played the last post and a dignified two minute silence followed as a mark of respect before racing took place at this important fund raising event. Unfortunately, we didn’t make it to the final butRead More

GWPA Welcome New Starters

GWPA are please to welcome to the practice new starters Cem Tole and Nikki Mrkic-Smith, both recently graduated Part 1 Architectural Assistants and Harry Hunter, a Graduate Architectural Technologist and winner of the CIAT Student Prize. They bring a collection of great design and technical skills, passion and enthusiasm to the team.

Turbine Bar and Cinema Opens at Bombay Sapphire’s Laverstoke Distillery

  GWPA were delighted to attend the opening of the new Turbine Bar and Cinema at Laverstoke Mill, the home of Bombay Sapphire. An evening of music and cocktails marked the unveiling of the two new spaces that will begin the revamped Visitor Experience tour. Guests were able to create their own personalise G&T atRead More

GWPA Run the Leeds 10k

Yesterday 6 members of GWPA and GWPS lined up to take part in the 15th Leeds 10k race. They took on the new route that started outside the Leeds University Parkinson Building, lead up through Headingley, before turning back down through Meanwood, for a city centre finish in front of the Leeds Art Gallery. The weatherRead More

Rialto House Receives Planning

Rialto House has recently received full planning permissoin from York City Council. This PBSA project for Olympian Homes is situated on the former Mecca bingo hall site in Fishergate, the team worked with with the owners of the site, Grantside and North Star. The proposals for the bingo hall which closed in March include 280Read More

Clocktower Lands at Hafod Copperworks

JWC have successfully reinstated the replicator clock tower on the Grade II Listed Powerhouse building, following months of painstaking work.  The tower will soon receive new illuminated clock faces to all four sides. Restoration work continues on the roof and interior to allow the building to be fitted out with Penderyn Whisky’s distillery equipment. MainRead More

Mayton Street Low Carbon Homes Update

We’re please to report excellent progress on the Mayton Street low carbon homes project for One Manchester. The scheme features 22 new homes in semi-detached and terraced configurations for social rent and right to buy providing much needed high quality new homes in East Manchester. The project completes in August 2022.