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New hires and promotion for leading architectural firm

New hires and promotion for leading architectural firm

East Midlands-based Franklin Ellis Architects has bolstered its team with a promotion and two new appointments at its Nottingham and Leicester offices.   The practice, which has worked on the much-awaited boutique Hotel Indigo Chester, has appointed Harvey Rogers as a senior architect and Terry Patrick as an architectural technologist. Ian Burgess, who has been with the company for five years, has been promoted from senior architect to associate.   Harvey joins Franklin Ellis’ Leicester …

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Planning approved for Grade A office space in Nottingham’s new Southside area

Planning approved for Grade A office space in Nottingham’s new Southside area

Approval has been received for the next step in the regeneration of Nottingham’s up and coming ‘Southside’ area; with planning granted for a new Grade A office building.   The modern building, procured via the Scape National Built Environment Consultancy Services (BECS) framework, has been designed by Nottingham and Leicester-based Franklin Ellis Architects – a supply chain partner of Perfect Circle, the property, construction and infrastructure consultancy for the public sector. The scheme is being …

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SECOND SUCCESSIVE AJ100 RANKING, REGIONAL AWARD & NEW DIRECTOR FOR RG+P

SECOND SUCCESSIVE AJ100 RANKING, REGIONAL AWARD & NEW DIRECTOR FOR RG+P

Growth at multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p continues to increase as a new director is appointed alongside regional and national award recognition. Grant Giblett, who has been with the practice for seven years, has joined the board of directors in recognition of his success developing the London studio, which is poised to relocate to facilitate expansion. Established in 2012, the London studio initially started with just two architects and Grant has since grown the team to …

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TRANSFORMATION UNDERWAY AT STONEBRIDGE HOUSE: GRANTHAM COLLEGE CONFIRMS RG+P TO MANAGE REDESIGN

TRANSFORMATION UNDERWAY AT STONEBRIDGE HOUSE:  GRANTHAM COLLEGE CONFIRMS RG+P TO MANAGE REDESIGN

An ambitious redevelopment and refurbishment of a Grade II listed building owned by Grantham College has commenced following a thoughtful redesign by multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p. Dating back to 1858, Stonebridge House was originally a private residence and its potted history includes use as a school and police offices, before Grantham College purchased the site in 2012. Currently home to the Department of Creative Media but requiring modernisation, Stonebridge House is one of three sites …

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Hotel work up by 20 per cent for Franklin Ellis Architects as practice strengthens interior design team

Hotel work up by 20 per cent for Franklin Ellis Architects as practice strengthens interior design team

Nottingham and Leicester-based Franklin Ellis Architects is set to deliver multiple hotel schemes across the UK over the next 12 months, having seen the demand for its hotel work increase by 20 per cent in the last year. To help deliver these schemes for client brands such as IHG Marriott and Hilton, the firm has announced the promotion of one of its longest standing interior team members, Denise Ellis, to associate partner, and the appointment …

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Birch View residential scheme completes

Birch View residential scheme completes

Works to create a new apartment complex located on Mill Hill Lane in Derby have now completed. Designed and delivered by architecture and construction consultancy YMD Boon in partnership with Bailey Construction, the new Birch View residential scheme offers 14, one and two bed apartments with parking. The site, which previously belonged to neighbouring St Joseph’s RC Church, required a major change of level and careful consideration was taken in order to maximise the space …

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YMD Boon shortlisted for Company of the Year at Derby Telegraph Business Awards

YMD Boon shortlisted for Company of the Year at Derby Telegraph Business Awards

Architecture and construction consultancy YMD Boon has been shortlisted for the coveted Company of the Year accolade at the 2019 Derby Telegraph Business Awards. The firm, which celebrated 50 years in business last year, works from offices in Derby, Nottingham, Lincoln and Market Harborough on high profile projects across various sectors, including education conservation, commercial and industrial. Its specialist services include architecture, quantity surveying, building surveying, project management, employer’s agent, property management and maintenance, health …

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Firm turns green waste to brown goodness and donates £1000 worth so gardens bloom

Firm turns green waste to brown goodness and donates £1000 worth so gardens bloom

GREEN waste from households across two Derbyshire boroughs which has been turned into soil improver by an Ilkeston company is being used to boost local gardening projects.   Stanton Recycling has given the product to help three schools, a hospice care scheme and horticultural students.   It is to help green-fingered gardeners pack a punch of nutrients when they prepare displays that give pleasure to others.   Stanton Recycling, based at The Old Iron Works, …

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MULTI-DISCIPLINARY DESIGN PRACTICE, RG+P IS COMPANY OF THE YEAR

MULTI-DISCIPLINARY DESIGN PRACTICE, RG+P IS COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p, which has offices in Leicester and London, has been named the 2019 Leicester Mercury Business Awards Company of the Year. Announced in front of more than 650 of the city’s professionals at a ceremony last week (11th April), rg+p’s team was presented with the award by sponsor and judge, Janine Edwards of Janine Edwards Wealth Management. Measuring financial information and sales growth, new opportunities, quality improvements, international activity, corporate social responsibility …

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Franklin Ellis sports red noses and raises money for Comic Relief challenge

Franklin Ellis sports red noses and raises money for Comic Relief challenge

Nottingham and Leicester-based Franklin Ellis Architects held a company running challenge last week to raise funds for Comic Relief ahead of Red Nose Day on 16 March. 25 members of the practice took part in the challenge, which took place at Holme Pierrepont Country Park in Nottinghamshire. Team members were encouraged to run, jog or walk a collective 100 miles around the park and had up to one hour to complete it. Their efforts saw …

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