Architecture

New Year new talent – Franklin Ellis Architects strengthens interiors and architectural teams with new appointments

New Year new talent – Franklin Ellis Architects strengthens interiors and architectural teams with new appointments

Nottingham and Leicester-based Franklin Ellis Architects has announced the appointment of two new recruits to the team. Rona Eftekshari joins the practice as a senior interior designer and brings with her a wealth of experience in interior design, architecture and project management. Rona has bachelor’s degrees in Architecture from the University of Tehran and Architecture and Digital Innovation from the University of Derby, as well as an MSc Master’s degree in Sustainable Design and Healthy …

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RG+P ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGISTS MENTOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

RG+P ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGISTS MENTOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Two architectural technologists from multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p have committed to mentoring De Montfort University (DMU) students.   Tahir Caratella and Amit Chhatralia have commenced part-time tutoring roles with first- and second-year students from the Architectural Technology degree course respectively. Tahir is mentoring on the Building Design Project module whilst Amit is supporting tutoring on the Architectural Detailing module.   “I’m actually a graduate of DMU and have stayed in touch with my course tutors …

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TRIO OF ARCHITECTS QUALIFY AT RG+P

TRIO OF ARCHITECTS QUALIFY AT RG+P

Three newly qualified architects are celebrating at multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p. Yasmin Butler, Sarah Grocock and Rebecca Sharpe have all passed their Architectural Practice Postgraduate Diploma (Part 3) qualification after completing their academic studies at De Montfort University, Leicester. rg+p’s directors, James Badley and Rob Woolston have mentored the three graduates. James said: “This is excellent news for these young professionals and the culmination of seven years hard work. Yasmin, Sarah and Rebecca have each …

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Green light given for brand-new sports hall at Leicestershire’s Ratcliffe College

Green light given for brand-new sports hall at Leicestershire’s Ratcliffe College

Planning has now been granted for Ratcliffe College’s brand-new second sports hall, which will provide modern and spacious facilities for students throughout the College. The new sports hall has been designed by Midlands architecture firm Franklin Ellis Architects and is being built by Spondon-based Pure Construction, both of which worked with Ratcliffe to build the £4.5m Preparatory School in 2015. Ratcliffe College, a co-educational, day and boarding school for students aged 3 to 18, is …

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RG+P DESIGNS FULL RANGE OF HOUSE TYPES FOR BROMFORD

RG+P DESIGNS FULL RANGE OF HOUSE TYPES FOR BROMFORD

Multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p has developed a comprehensive range of new house types for Bromford. Following their appointment on Bromford’s architectural framework, the AJ100 practice has been developing a relationship with the West Midlands and South West-based housebuilder, having also worked on delivering Bromford’s affordable housing range. To assist Bromford expand its private housing division, rg+p has designed 20 core house types, comprising homes and apartments in a mix of terraced, semi-detached and detached arrangements, …

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Nottingham Architects Expand Presence With New Office Move and Rebrand

Nottingham Architects Expand Presence With New Office Move and Rebrand

Nottingham-based Acres Architects, a multi award-winning RIBA Chartered Practice specialising in the residential sector, has recently relocated to a larger office, unveiled a new brand, and launched a new website all in the space of a week. The relocation and rebrand comes as a result of the company’s phenomenal growth over the past few years, which has seen a 200% increase in sales since 2016. It has received recent new business enquiries & appointments of …

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Lace Market Scheme Welcomes Trio of Tenants

Lace Market Scheme Welcomes Trio of Tenants

Bildurn Properties’ Wallis Building, also known as St Mary’s School in Nottingham has welcomed three new tenants GT3 Architects, DHP Family as well as Bildurn itself. The property 1,083 sq m (11,661 sq ft) property comprises one of the most significant listed buildings on Barker Gate, within the prestigious Lace Market area and was refurbished by Bildurn in 2012 and has been occupied by a number of tenants. The scheme was a former Methodist church …

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PLANNING APPLICATION SUBMITTED FOR LEICESTER CITY CENTRE STUDENT SCHEME

PLANNING APPLICATION SUBMITTED FOR LEICESTER CITY CENTRE STUDENT SCHEME

A planning application has been submitted for the second phase of a significant student accommodation development in the centre of Leicester, next to the railway station. Multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p has submitted a full planning application for a seven storey scheme on Conduit Street on behalf of developer, Student Urban Living (Leicester) Ltd. The proposed development comprises 99 student bedrooms, arranged in two, three and four bed cluster flats as well as studio apartments. A …

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J Tomlinson appointed to build seven-storey hotel

J Tomlinson appointed to build seven-storey hotel

A construction contract to build a new £6 million hotel in Sheffield has been awarded to J Tomlinson. The Nottingham-based company, which recently opened a Yorkshire office in Wakefield, is about to start work on the seven-storey Ibis hotel. The 126-bedroomed hotel will be beside Velocity Tower on an existing podium that was originally planned for the tower’s second phase. J Tomlinson CEO Mark Davis said: “For some time, J Tomlinson has been increasing work …

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PLANNING APPLICATION SUBMITTED FOR LANDMARK LEICESTER DEVELOPMENT

PLANNING APPLICATION SUBMITTED FOR LANDMARK LEICESTER DEVELOPMENT

Project partners on Ashton Green, the £85m sustainable urban extension scheme to the north of Leicester have submitted a planning application for the second phase of the project. Multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p and developer, Kier Living have submitted a reserved matters planning application for 307 residential dwellings for land off Bevan Road. The application follows feedback from a public consultation event held at the neighbouring Glebelands Primary School in March 2018 and includes the provision …

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