St. Nicholas Park Leisure Centre Phase 1 complete

DarntonB3 Sport & Leisure

DarntonB3 are delighted to see the Phase 1 works at St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre complete, the facility opened to the public on 21/09/17 and has been very well received. A great team to work with – Warwick District Council, Mace Group, Speller Metcalfe and Everyone Active.

Newbold Leisure Centre Phase 1 Complete

DarntonB3 Sport & Leisure

DarntonB3 are delighted to see the Phase 1 works at Newbold Leisure Centre complete, with the great new facilities now open to the public. The project, on behalf of client Warwick District Council has been delivered by a team including Mace Group, Speller Metcalfe and Everyone Active.

DarntonB3 Leeds welcomes new associate

DarntonB3 Appointments, Retail

We are pleased to announce that Dan Brown has joined DarntonB3 as an Associate. Dan is a Chartered Architect who brings to DarntonB3 expansive experience of all stages of the RIBA Plan of Work, across various construction sectors, project scales and construction values. His appointment further strengthens the knowledge and experience DarntonB3 offer to clients across multi-disciplinary services delivered from our …

Backworth Primary School Groundbreaking

DarntonB3 Education

The sun was shining on our superb new primary school project at Backworth, where the Mayor of North Tyneside carried out a ground cutting ceremony. DarntonB3 act as Architect for this exciting new build project, working on behalf of Northumberland Estates. Metnor Construction is the main contractor.

Stunning Taff Vale, Pontypridd regeneration progresses

DarntonB3 Commercial, Library, Office, Retail

The Taff Vale redevelopment, comprising 10,700 sq m of offices, 2400 sq m of community facilities and 400 sqm of café restaurant space is a major element in the regeneration of Pontypridd’s town centre. DarntonB3 was appointed in December 2016 to lead a multidisciplinary design team following a competition which attracted some of the UK’s leading design practices.  DarntonB3 will …

Airedale International 360° tour

DarntonB3 Commercial, Industrial, Office

Here is a link to a fantastic 360 degree tour of our award winning project for Airedale International Air Conditioning. Looks great and shows the extent and scale of the facility. http://www.airedale.com/web/About-Airedale/360-Virtual-Tour.htm

Meeting Point House, Telford

DarntonB3 Commercial, Retail

Work has recently been completed on the development of new Community Facilities, Retail and administration units at Meeting Point House Telford. The DarntonB3 team worked as architect on behalf of Shropshire-based design and build contractor Paveaways Ltd. The development involved the extension and refurbishment of the existing meeting and conference centre and includes a conference theatre and new meeting space …

Loch Clash Stopover

DarntonB3 Community, Education, Events

Superb image of our scheme for a new project in Kinlochbervie, Sutherland. The proposed building is in a stunning location and the scheme provides a gathering place and bunkhouse facility, together with local Tourist Information and social space.

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 …

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