National Library of Wales Update

DarntonB3 Culture, Heritage, Library

Refurbishment of the Book Stack for the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth is underway. The National Library of Wales is the biggest library in Wales holding over 6.5 million books, and the building has a wealth of history. The refurbishment work will consist of new flooring and finishes internally, a new mist sprinkler system, new lighting and doors and …

Construction Impact Framework Win

DarntonB3 Framework

DarntonB3 are pleased to announce our place on Construction Impact Framework, we look forward to working with the team in generating social impact throughout the North West.

DarntonB3 London office relocates to Great Suffolk Street

DarntonB3 Uncategorized

Our London office has moved to: 84 Great Suffolk Street London SE1 0BE Close to Tate Modern, London Bridge and The Old Vic, the new premises are situated within a refurbished railway arch; the interior of the building characterised by its distinctive shaping. Our new location is exclusive to DarntonB3 and offers great visibility; sited at ground level with a …

Aberystwyth University – Hugh Owen Library

DarntonB3 Education, Library

Work has been completed to the main entrance and foyer of the Hugh Owen Library on Aberystwyth University’s Penglais Campus. The works have included a significant re-modelling and full refurbishment of the entrance foyer, which has included new electrical and mechanical services. The services design element of the works was undertaken by the DarntonB3 Building Services team in Manchester. The …

National Library of Wales

DarntonB3 Culture, Heritage, Library

We have been privileged to work on numerous projects at the National Library of Wales over many years, and we are currently involved in a project regarding the renovation and repairs of the Grade II listed building’s fabric, including the roofs, windows, masonry and roof lights. The initial phase of the work involves the renovation of one of the original …

Western Power Birmingham

DarntonB3 Industrial

WPD Birmingham has been handed over with a soft landing from Speller Metcalfe. Due to its location the depot has been designed to act as a company wide meeting hub as well as providing accommodation to house the technicians, stores and support/call staff that service the Birmingham area. The completed depot comprises of 8 meeting rooms and additional conferencing space …

Swansea University New teaching laboratories as part of a multi-million pound investment

DarntonB3 Education, Laboratory

DarntonB3 Cardiff has designed the new teaching laboratories as part of a multi-million pound investment to create a hub for the high quality Chemical Sciences research being carried out across the Colleges of Science, Engineering and Medicine. DarntonB3 continues involvement across the Swansea University campus on a number of projects, which reflects DarntonB3’s strong ongoing working relationship with the University. The …

Ysgol Hafon Lon Highly Commended

DarntonB3 Awards, Education

The special needs school in Wales has been awarded Highly Commended in the Sustainability Award category of the Construction Excellence in Wales (CEW) Awards 2017. Alongside Gwynedd Council, DarntonB3 worked on the project from the start until completion. The successful project aimed to replace existing facilities in need of refurbishment and provide maximum usage for the local community.

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.

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.