2017 AJ100: DarntonB3 at 57

DarntonB3 Awards

DarntonB3 are once again delighted to have been ranked in the AJ100, this time at joint 57th in the 2017 listings.

Sedbergh Leisure Centre, Bradford

DarntonB3 Sport & Leisure

DarntonB3 are progressing the design of the new Sedbergh Sports Facility on behalf of City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council. The site is currently a recreation ground and part of the work will be to also improve the quality and playability of the sports pitches. The facilities at Sedbergh Sports Centre will be suitable for a wide range of community …

Bugler Developments, Frimley Green – Officially Opened

DarntonB3 Heritage, Residential

An event hosted by Thames Valley HA marked the official opening of our new development on the former site of the Frimley Children’s Centre. The development comprises 10 luxurious converted apartments and houses in a beautiful locally listed Edwardian building along with 10 stylish, new family houses and 14 desirable new apartments within landscaped grounds. The scheme occupies the site …

RICS Yorkshire & Humber Award success

DarntonB3 Awards, Commercial, Industrial, Office

DarntonB3 is delighted to announce a further award win – this time in the RICS Yorkshire & Humber region Awards 2017. The superb new headquarters facility for Airedale International Air Conditioning Ltd carried off the honours in the Design Through Innovation category. This award honours the use of outstanding innovation in designing a successful project. The judges looked for evidence …

New Conwy Culture Centre

DarntonB3 Culture, Library

As a part of the strategy for modernising Conwy’s Library Service Conwy County Borough Council is proposing to provide a new Area Library for Llandudno Junction, Deganwy and Conwy and also a new permanent home for Conwy’s Archive and Museum Collections. DarntonB3 are delighted to act as architects for this project. The new Culture Centre will act as an information …

Alexander House, Reading

DarntonB3 Residential

Our London team has successfully gained planning permission for the a new residential development, Alexander House, Reading. The scheme includes the demolition of an existing office building on the site followed by the construction of a new development of 56 residential units together with 32 car parking spaces and 36 cycle spaces. DarntonB3 has taken the design from concept through …

Comment: Closing the Gap

DarntonB3 Comment, Off site Construction

The benefits to using Modern Methods of Construction and Off Site manufacturing practices are well documented (Improved Quality, Shorter time on site, Use of semi- skilled labour force etc) , but so often the counter argument has been one of cost. It is unfortunate the construction industry has taken so long to develop a recognition of life time costing and …

Strategic Alliance announced

DarntonB3 Education, Healthcare, Residential

A strategic alliance has been announced between award-winning architecture and multi-disciplinary design companies, DarntonB3 Architecture and Enable By Design. The alliance has been forged to capitalise on the synergies that exist between the Leeds headquartered firms and will further a strong working relationship grounded in consistent business philosophies, innovation and the desire to deliver design excellence. Particular target sectors where …

RICS Yorkshire & Humber Awards Shortlisting

DarntonB3 Awards, Commercial, Industrial

We are pleased to announce another awards shortlisting, this time in the RICS Yorkshire & Humber 2017. Our major new headquarters for Airedale Air Conditioning has been shortlisted in the Design Through Innovation category. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on the 12th of May.

Animal Health Trust

DarntonB3 Off site Construction, Office

We are delighted that planning permission has been granted for our superb scheme to provide new build facilities on behalf of the Animal Health Trust. The project, located in Newmarket, will provide offices, student accommodation and a library for this amazing charity. Find out more about their important work in fighting disease and injury in animals at www.aht.org.uk

Newbold Comyn Leisure Centre

DarntonB3 Sport & Leisure

Following being shortlisted for Sports & Leisure Architect of the year in the 2017 Building Design magazine awards we are excited to see the DarntonB3 designed Newbold Comyn Leisure Centre has now also started on site. Following initial appointment by the  Council as Architect and Building Services Engineer, DarntonB3 has been novated to work with design and build contractor Speller …

St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre

DarntonB3 Sport & Leisure

Following being shortlisted for Sports & Leisure Architect of the year in the 2017 Building Design magazine awards we are excited to see the DarntonB3 designed St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre has now started on site. Following initial appointment by the  Council as Architect and Building Services Engineer, DarntonB3 has been novated to work with design and build contractor Speller …

Ysgol Hafod Lon School Officially Opened

DarntonB3 Education

Our fabulous new school for pupils with special educational needs, Ysgol Hafod Lon, was formally opened by Welsh Government Minister, Alun Davies on Friday 20th January 2017. DarntonB3 acted as architect for this scheme, with contractor Wynne Construction appointed to deliver this £13million new build facility on behalf of Gwynedd Council. Partial occupation took place in September 2016. The complex …

2017 Building Design Architect of the Year Awards

DarntonB3 Awards, Sport & Leisure

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for Sports & Leisure architect of the year in the 2017 Building Design magazine awards. This is a great accolade illustrative of our deep and broad experience in the sector. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on 8th March, 2017 at the ExCel, London.

MIPIM 2017

DarntonB3 Events

DarntonB3 will be attending MIPIM from March 14-17 2017 for another focused week of property activity in Cannes, France. If you would like to discuss your project requirements or how we can assist you then please contact us to arrange a meeting with our Director Alex Lodge.

Swansea University Health & Wellbeing Academy

DarntonB3 Education, Healthcare

Our project to create an exciting new Health & Wellbeing Academy on behalf of the Swansea University is due to complete in January 2017. The facility, designed by DarntonB3, offers a wide range of health treatments and advice to the public, including osteopathy, cardiology, osteoporosis, well-woman and audiology, as well as providing training for students. The project, created through the …

DarntonB3 appointed for major Pontypridd scheme

DarntonB3 Commercial

DarntonB3 are excited to have been appointed for the Taff Vale redevelopment at Pontypridd on behalf of Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council. Following a successful bid process DarntonB3 has secured the appointment to provide Lead Design and Multi-Disciplinary Team services for this prestigious scheme. We look forward to further developing our excellent working relationship with the client for who …

DarntonB3 design UK’S largest off-site construction project

DarntonB3 Off site Construction, Office, Utlities

We are delighted to be working as architect for the UK’s largest modular construction project, the development of 38,000 sqm of prestigious office space for the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station. Working with Premier Modular for client EDF we have designed facilities that will in part be converted to form permanent high quality office accommodation post-completion of the …