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 of
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 scheme
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 but
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.
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 at
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 weather
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 280
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. Main
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.