Airedale Air Conditioning

DarntonB3 was appointed as Architect, Project manager, Interior designer and lead consultant in November 2013 to undertake the re-build of Airedale International Air Conditioning Ltd £37m Headquarters in Leeds following a fire at the existing facility. DarntonB3 had previously worked with Airedale International Air Conditioning Ltd on their Technology Centre and Entrance re-configuration on the same site. Working closely with ...

Glenrothes Leisure Centre

DarntonB3 Architecture was appointed by Fife Council to deliver a new Regional Sports facility in Glenrothes. This award winning scheme provides a new 8 lane championship 25m main pool, 20m x 10m training pool with movable floor, 10m x 5m teaching pool, fitness suites for 80 stations, health suite (sauna & steam room), meeting room, Aerobic suite, 2no squash courts and cafe ...

Marks & Spencer

DarntonB3 are appointed as Architects under a framework agreement to handle projects on behalf of M&S. Projects are located throughout the UK, with the DarntonB3 team responsible for major store remodel, refurbishment and extension projects at stores ranging in size up to 6000 m². We have handled store refresh rollout programmes at multiple sites, together with core investment trading project ...

Monmouthshire County Council

An example of our approach to sustainable office design is this 1850m² building which houses 128 staff of a new housing association created by a stock transfer from Monmouthshire County Council as well as providing public facing meeting facilities. Commercial Experience DarntonB3 has been involved in commercial office projects including from starter units to major group headquarter. Our experience includes ...
Nestle architects

Nestle

DarntonB3 act as Architect and Design Team Leader for the major extension and redevelopment of a freeze dried coffee production facility on behalf of Nestle. Also involved in the project is the development of office and ancillary support buildings. The development is of large scale yet sympathetic to its surroundings and our design is modern and seeks to be iconic. ...
Morrisons architects

Morrisons

DarntonB3 are appointed to the framework of Architects to support Morrison’s store development programme. We have been responsible as Architect for a variety of store projects including new build, conversion, extension and remodel schemes. We also as Architect for high volume store change and update programmes, providing additional services as Project Manager. Building Information Modelling is widely implemented, with all ...

Maghull Leisure Centre

This project involved a new leisure centre and library built alongside and linked via a curved link corridor to the existing Maghull Town Hall. Developed on behalf of client Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council, the facility includes a 25m five lane swimming pool, learner pool, library, fitness suite, multi-use rooms, associated facilities and external works. The library and leisure facilities link ...

Apollo

DarntonB3 acted as Architect on behalf of our developer client to create designs for a new 4500m2 care centre. The design had to meet the challenge of fitting a large building on a site of less than 1 acre. This multi-storey design includes a health cafe, children’s zone, treatment pods along with the standard GMS and Trust facilities. Healthcare ExperienceOur ...

Archway School, Stroud

DarntonB3 was commissioned by Gloucestershire County Council to carry out a number of feasibility studies to advise the school on development of facilities. Archway School was constructed over a period of 4 years and in 3 Phases. During this period the school remained operational. Phase 1: involved enabling works which provided new car parking to the entrance and re-surfacing existing sports ...

University of Huddersfield

DarntonB3 acted as Architects and Design Team Leaders for this landmark music and art facility at the University of Huddersfield. The project won a commendation in the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists Award for Technical Excellence category, together with a local RIBA White Rose award. We successfully coordinated the input of contractor, Mechanical & Electrical Engineers, Civil & Structural Engineers, ...
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Grantside Developments

Quorum Business Park is a major new employment destination, located in Newcastle, developed by Grantside Quorum Ltd. DarntonB3 were invited to submit designs as Architect for the next stage of the project, in a closed competition, to provide a mixed use development situated around the main entrance to the site. We were successful in gaining the commission and designed a ...

Bath & North East Somerset Council

Threeways School brought together three existing special schools onto one site on the northern edge of Bath. We acted as Architects for this important programme. In development of designs significant time was spent to understand the individual schools involved and we worked through shared workshops to uncover the brief. Students and multi-agency partners were fully included in this process. The completed building has ...

Fit for Free

DarntonB3 have worked with Dutch Fitness Operator ‘Fit for Free’ to develop designs for a comprehensive fitness and gym offer. This company has developed a successful business in the Netherlands with over 40 sites and has expanded its operations across continental Europe and into the UK. To date projects have included strip out conversions as well as shell ‘ fit-outs’ within city ...

Kirkcaldy Leisure Centre

DarntonB3 acted as Architect for this new build leisure centre on behalf of Fife Council. The scheme provides a modern new build centre with wet and dry facilities on the site of the existing Tolbooth Street Car Park. Facilities include a new 6 lane 25m x 12.5m main pool, a 16.67m x 8m learner pool with movable floor, fitness suite for 60 ...

Rugby Leisure Centre

DarntonB3 Architecture was retained to provide Architectural services, both as Client Representative and Novated Designer for the development of a new build leisure centre on behalf of Rugby Borough Council. Facilities include an 8 lane 25m swimming pool, a studio pool (8m x 16.7m), sports hall, 100 station fitness suite, mutli-use room, dance studio, changing areas, cafe area with pool viewing and ...

Diocese of St Asaph

DarntonB3 Architecture has been involved in preparing Quinqennial Inspections for the Diocese of St Asaph for several years. This has involved the surveying of a range of Churches from the Medieval through to the High Victorian and from large “mother” churches through to small rural mission churches. The preparation of the inspection reports often leads to implementation of specialist reports.