DarntonB3 provide a number of complementary specialist services from within our team of professionals.
These services can add value throughout the project process and can assist our clients to comply with relevant legislation, delivering great results.
- Access Audits
- Access Appraisals
- Access Consultancy
- Access Statements
- Access Training
Darnton B3 has provided advice on the applicability of DfE Building Bulletins and SSLD. We have a number of framework agreements for education providers throughout England and Wales. We have worked for over 30 Local Authority clients. We have provided seminars for Local Authorities and key construction professionals on changes to the Building Bulletins and trends to education design.
Darnton B3 Architecture are experienced across the full range of procurement options including BSF, Academies Framework, PPP and Design and Build.
Darnton B3 has extensive experience of designing with BREEAM; our experience encompasses a range of BREEAM projects, including, offices, multi-residential, healthcare, education and industrial. Darnton B3 has designed to BREEAM Outstanding levels and won a BREEAM national award for Unit 5 Great Oak Business Park Llanidloes.
Our team of architects and technologists has extensive experience in the planning, design and procurement of both public and private sector sports and leisure facilities throughout the UK and overseas.
Having worked on behalf of organisations such as the Olympic Development Agency, Amateur Swimming Association and Sport England the DarntonB3 team is fully conversant with current design standards. We retain an impressive pool of technical knowledge, applicable to both indoor and outdoor facilities.
Our approach is to fully engage with the client and, wherever appropriate, end users and wider stakeholder groups. This process is aimed at producing quality, sustainable solutions, which are attractive to users, that facilitate the management and operation of facilities and reduce client exposure to avoidable risks.
Our multi-disciplinary teams deliver specialist advice to clients on the strategic planning, renewal, regeneration, management and conservation of historic buildings, heritage sites and monuments. Clients for these services include developers, government departments, local authorities, corporate organisations, educational institutions, ecclesiastical bodies, trusts, community groups and private individuals.
- Provide independent planning guidance, development and feasibility appraisals
- Promote conservation-led renewal, master planning and regeneration advice
- Co-ordinate repair and conservation programmes in the historic environment
- Introduce creative design solutions for the re use and adaptation of existing building and the imaginative intervention of new-build
- Prepare conservation and management plans to assess and understand heritage merit
- Undertake historic building and townscape characterisation appraisals and repair schemes
- Integrate interpretation, access and management advice in historic locations
DarntonB3 has an impressive track record as both Monitoring Surveyor and Lead Designer. We have worked with numerous Primary Healthcare providers and worked closely with District Valuer and national bodies to keep up to date with ever changing legislation. Our service can include provision of an early audit of design proposals with the stakeholders and users. We seek to ensure the design fully meets client requirements.