We have just received planning permission and listed building consent for works to a grade II listed farm house in Ashley, Wiltshire. This includes a garden room extension with an oak frame and lantern, a new roof with oak purlins to an existing part of the building, new windows and doors, internal refurbishment, and landscaping.
We have been working for some months now for a developer client on a masterplan for a site in Maidenhead in Berkshire. The current proposal contains around two hundred houses and flats with a series of public spaces and parkland.
James Armitage Architects have been invited by the Princes Foundation to be part of a network of practitioners to engage in BIMBY (Beauty In My Back Yard) workshops. The Foundation have developed a toolkit that guides communities in creating a Housing Manual for their local area. Funding is available for the network practitioner's involvement in the workshops: www.neighbourhoodplanning.org/beauty-in-my-backyard. Further details on the toolkit are available at www.bimby.org.uk.
We have been updating our proposal for an edge of town development site in Surrey. We have been able to maintain a traditional layout and massing at a density of 50 dwellings per hectare, achieving a total of 75 units.
We are currently looking to recruit a qualified Architect and a Part II Architectural Assistant to join our expanding team. Current projects include masterplans, housing developments, a care home, an apartment building and school extensions. Please visit our RIBA appointments page for further details on these positions.
Feasibility studies are underway for two sites in Buckinghamshire. One will contain around 160 new dwellings and the other around 100 new dwellings. Both will provide substantial areas of public open space.
We are delighted to announce the addition of two new members to our team. Helena Villegas Vergara is a qualified Architect, with over ten years of experience, and holds a Masters degree from the University of Seville. Elenia Nevradaki is an experienced Architectural Assistant with a Diploma in Architecture from the Glasgow School of Art.
Design work is about to commence on a set of new buildings within the grounds of the Grade I listed Prior Park College, Bath. The buildings will house offices, canteen, workshop and storage accommodation.