• City University Computer Sciences

    Date posted: Tuesday 14 March 2017

    ArchitecturePLB’s upgrade works to the Department of Computer Science at City University London have been completed. The latest result of our framework appointment with the University, the department has been reconfigured to provide students and staff with a defined home and clear identity for the department and encourage collaboration and interaction between academic staff and students.

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  • Sutton High School Masterplan

    Date posted: Wednesday 8 March 2017

    Selected by the Girls’ Day School Trust from its architectural framework, we are currently working with Sutton High School on two concurrent projects. The first is for the renovation and refurbishment of the school’s assembly hall to bring the original 1950’s building up to current standards, including new retractible seating, AV systems and other ancillary facilities.

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  • Stapleton House scheme completes

    Date posted: Tuesday 28 February 2017

    ArchitecturePLB has completed a 10-storey, £40m student accommodation scheme in North London. Sitting opposite the London Metropolitan University campus on Holloway Road, Stapleton House provides 862 study bedrooms for the Unite Group. With the provision of community space and commercial units for local businesses on the ground floor, it will help continue the regeneration of the local area.

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  • Eastleigh College redevelopment

    Date posted: Thursday 23 February 2017

    The first phase of our masterplan and redevelopment of Eastleigh College in Hampshire has completed. A new building on the Chestnut Avenue campus replaces facilities which were formerly located at Desborough Road, a location which was released for housing to fund the College development. Following a site wide options appraisal, ArchitecturePLB conceived a revised and more ambitious masterplan, which included the relocation of phase two and a wide reaching rationalisation of the College’s secondary space uses.

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  • Double RICS Awards shortlisting

    Date posted: Tuesday 21 February 2017

    Two of our recently completed projects have been shortlisted in the 2017 Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) London Awards.

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  • Heron Hall Academy completes

    Date posted: Friday 17 February 2017

    Heron Hall Academy in Enfield, North London, has reached completion. The project entailed the refurbishment and remodelling of a redundant, partly derelict 1930’s Grade II listed technical college for use as a new secondary Free School.

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  • Gillotts School campus redevelopment

    Date posted: Tuesday 14 February 2017

    Building on our experience of land sale and ‘enabling’ development at The Broxbourne School in Hertfordshire, ArchitecturePLB was recently selected, through an open and highly-competitive OJEU process, to assist Gillotts School in Henley in delivering a comprehensive re-development of their campus.

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  • Capital Idea for New London Quarterly

    Date posted: Thursday 9 February 2017

    ArchitecturePLB directors Rachel Shaw and Rupert Cook recently had their ‘Capital Idea!’ published in New London Quarterly. Their proposal explored the potential for high rise Universities as a means of releasing swathes of land for other developments.

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  • Paul Phasey Promoted to Associate

    Date posted: Wednesday 8 February 2017

    ArchitecturePLB is pleased to announce the promotion of Paul Phasey from Senior Architect to Associate. Since joining ArchitecturePLB in 2004, Paul has developed an expertise in sustainable design and is an accredited Passivhaus Designer.

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  • New £26m building for The Broxbourne School

    Date posted: Friday 3 February 2017

    ArchitecturePLB has been working with The Broxbourne School (TBS), and Cornerstone as ‘broker’, on the comprehensive redevelopment of their site in Hertfordshire. This will provide a brand new £26m school building and new external amenity and sports facilities which will be entirely funded by a residential development on surplus school land.

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  • Hythe Appointment

    Date posted: Thursday 2 February 2017

    ArchitecturePLB have been appointed by NHS Property Services to deliver a new hospital building on the site of Hythe Hospital in Southampton.

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  • Meeting London’s school needs

    Date posted: Wednesday 1 February 2017

    For the duration of February we will be showcasing a range of projects for which a successful estates rationalisation strategy has been instrumental in realising ambitious capital projects. Combined with our cross-sector experience, our expertise in optimising organisations’ built assets has allowed us to deliver many projects, from residential through to education and health sectors, for clients whose needs could not be met without our creative vision for their overall estate. 

    In keeping with this theme, ArchitecturePLB director, Rachel Shaw, will be part of a panel of speakers at a half day conference on ‘Meeting London’s school needs’ at New London Architecture next Wednesday 8 February.

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