We are happy to announce that Emsworth Baptist Church has been shortlisted for this years Brick Awards under the best Public Building category. The awards recognize excellence in design and construction with brick. We are looking forward to the awards announcement in November. Further project information can be found here.
We are delighted that the Wisbech High Street project has been awarded a grant of £1.9m from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The project seeks to restore and enhance up to eight heritage properties on the town’s high street including shop-fronts, retail and residential units. In addition, the project involves creating an engaging and inspiring new area of public realm in the derelict site of the collapsed no.24 property, affectionately christened ‘The Gap’. Full details of the project can be found here.
The Wimbledon High School pavilion has been officially opened by the Mayor of Merton. Haverstock were appointed to refurbish and extend the First Wimbledon Tennie Championships Pavilion which is now part of the school and the Girl's Day School Trust in the Wimbledon. The Pavilion was first built in 1870 by the All England Croquet Club but from 1882 the activity of the club was almost exclusively dedicated to lawn tennis until the Championships moved to its current location at Wimbledon Park in 1921. Further project information can be found here
We are delighted to announce that planning permission and listed building consent has been received for the restoration of Brackley Town Hall. The hall is a Grade II* listed building situated within the Brackley Old Town Conservation Area. The Town Hall was constructed during 1704-1706 and has been the subject of numerous subsequent alterations. Our brief is to conserve the fabric of the Town Hall, improve accessibility, insert new uses and improve its long-term financial sustainability. We're working closely with the client, conservation architect Rena Pitsilli-Graham and economic development and regeneration consultancy Ingham Pinnock Associates to develop the project. Further project information can be found here.
Construction works begin tomorrow on the repair to the Grade II* listed building, Taylor's Bell Foundry. The works include re-roofing of the workshop and office areas, repairs to external masonry, specialist lining of cast internal/ parapet gutters and improvements to associated above ground drainage. The project is funded by Historic England and the Bell Foundry. Further project information can be found here.