Day 1 on site I was delighted to see the posts for the site hoarding being installed today around the site for the new office at the Crematorium. We have all waited a long time for this. I started work on designs for the new office in June 2010 and I have been told the […]
I visited one of the buildings I have been working on since 2003. It is Grade II listed and a former warehouse converted into offices. We gained planning permission in 2006 to add a ten storey glass extension in the rear yard. My client has recently renovated the offices and I was pleased to see […]
Is Manchester ready for an open, roof-top swimming pool? We have applied for permitted development to change the use of a small office building in Ancoats to apartments. This is an idea for the roof. Notice the great panoramic views of the Manchester skyline.
I discovered this sketch in my archive which I did in December 2010 for the penthouse fit-out in Castlefield (which I blogged the other day). It will be interesting to see how closely the completed job is to the sketch.
Meeting today with the Chairman of Manchester Crematorium. We have designed a new office for them and submitted this for planning permission. The office is on the left of the picture next to the Chapel. We hope to get a decision early in November and start construction in April.
A view inside a luxury penthouse apartment that we have been working on since December 2010. I’ve been on site with the client and project manager. It’s finally starting to shape up but still some big decisions on finishes to be made. The walnut doors are arriving this week so I’m looking forward to seeing […]