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

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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 …

Manchester office relocates

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The Manchester office of DarntonB3 has relocated to a new and modern office in Sale. Our new address and contact telephone number are: DarntonB3 Ground Floor 3 Brooklands Place Sale Manchester M33 3SS 01617130335 Please update you records accordingly.

Heritage Quay wins 2016 SCONUL Small Library Design Award

DarntonB3 Education, Library

We are delighted Heritage Quay, our project to create new controlled environment archive and visitor facilities at the University of Huddersfield, has won the 2016 SCONUL Award for Best Small Library Design. Backed by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Heritage Quay combines state-of-the-art and the traditional to create one of the most technologically advanced archives in the UK. Designed to BS5454 standards, …

Porth & Tonypandy Middle Schools

DarntonB3 Education

Porth & Tonypandy Middle Schools in the Rhondda Valley DarntonB3 is appointed to provide services for two new Middle Schools (ages 3-11yrs) in Porth & Tonypandy for Rhondda Cynon Taff CBC. Our Cardiff office leads a multi-disciplinary team of consultants that includes Hydrock (Structures, Civils, M&E, Transportation), Soltys Brewster (Landscape) & Ben Mooreland (Curriculum Analysis). Each project involves partial demolition/refurbishment of …

Centre for Innovation in Rail completes

DarntonB3 Education, Rail

DarntonB3 are delighted to have supported the University of Huddersfield in the creation of a state of the art new Centre for Innovation in Rail.   The scheme includes a multi-million pound, 150-ton test rig, the only one of its type in Europe.   Read more about this innovative, complex scheme at http://www.hud.ac.uk/news/2016/october/universityunveils45millionrailwaytestrig.php

Leeds College of Music Library

DarntonB3 Education

In 2017, Leeds College of Music will be moving their music library to the Quarry Hill Skyline building, dramatically increasing the resources available to their students, and opening up their impressive facilities to the public. The new library will house Leeds College of Music’s huge vinyl archive and music collection, which includes over 30,000 items of printed music, 11,000 CDs, …

Graves Health & Sports Centre Opens

DarntonB3 Sport & Leisure

DarntonB3 Architecture was successful in a competitive tendering process and appointed lead consultant in the design of a new leisure centre to be built alongside the existing Graves Tennis Centre. The project is unique in that it also contains the NCSEM (National Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine) headquarters which is fully integrated within the leisure facilities. The client is …

DarntonB3 see their latest development completed on time, as the 145th Open Championship gets underway at Royal Troon this week.

DarntonB3 Residential

Crosbie Towers, on South Beach in Troon, Ayrshire is not a building you would walk past without a second glance. A gorgeous late-Victorian Italianate villa, topped off by an imperious square tower has been extended and revamped by the addition of a 21st Century design. As a result the scheme has become one of the most iconic renovation projects in Scotland. …

AJ100 – DarntonB3 ranked 51st

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We are delighted to have been ranked at 51 in the 2016 AJ100 listings. The AJ100 is a ranking of the largest architectural practices in the UK, measured by the number of qualified architects employed.

Flitwick Leisure Centre

DarntonB3 Sport & Leisure

DarntonB3 has successfully completed a major new sports and leisure centre at Flitwick, Beds, acting as Architects and Building Services Design consultants for the development. The design of the project was a seamless process, drawing upon DarntonB3 and the wider design team’s extensive sector knowledge. Our team designed the project so that the all facilities are easily viewed and accessed …