Sir Charles Parsons Science College

Sir Charles Parsons Science College is one of 3 schools with a total value of £40Million that DarntonB3 designed as part of Newcastle Building Schools for the Future programme. It is first and foremost a school, and its role is to provide a broad, stimulating and demanding learning experience for the students that stretches them and supports them in reaching ...

Newcastle and Hexham Archdiocesan

DarntonB3 acted as Architects and carried out a full site development plan for St Bedes School, Lanchester. This led to development of designs to achieve nearly 20% additional teaching space, as well as providing a greater sense of arrival and resolving a number of administration and management issues. Education ExperienceFrom Early Year’s provision, through Primary to Higher and Adult education ...

South Gloucestershire Council

We acted as Architect for this project to create new facilities at St Peters Primary School, Pilning. The £3.9million project included community spaces and imaginative external areas developed with the staff and pupils to include vegetable plots, a turf amphitheatre, a wetland pond area with viewing deck, a nature trail, raised planning beds, greenhouse, den making and forest skills areas. ...

Swansea University

Darnton B3 has developed a long term working relationship with Swansea University including having been appointed as architects on 3 successive framework agreements. In this period we have worked on over 60 separate projects, with a total construction value in excess of £50m. These projects have spanned a range of building types from laboratory conversions, provision of new general teaching areas, redesign of cafes and bars ...

Gwynedd County Council

DarntonB3 Architecture was appointed under the 21st Century Schools Programme to create a new area primary school for 110 pupils in Llanegryn to replace four existing Education sites within the communities of Abergynolwyn, Bryncrug, Llanegryn and Llwyngwril. The design for the school has been the recipient of aRoyal Town Planning Institute Gold Award. Education ExperienceFrom Early Year’s provision, through Primary ...

Harlech Castle

DarntonB3 Architecture is appointed as Conservation Architect to the Grosvenor team to work in partnership with CADW and the advisors on the restoration of the Gatehouse at Harlech Castle. The work involves the installation of floors, roofs, windows and doors including specialist masonry repairs and mechanical and electrical work.
Affinity Sutton

Affinity Sutton

We provided architectural services for a new build residential development ‘Anchor Cottages’ at Tandridge, Surrey on behalf of Affinity Sutton. The scheme provides 45 new dwellings in a mix of residential types, based on both 2-storey and 2½-storey buildings, giving views over nearby green spaces. The mix of dwellings comprises units for sale, units for rent and units for shared-ownership, ...

Persimmon Homes

DarntonB3 developed the masterplan for this residential development located in Fulford, York. The site was considered very sensitive being adjacent to green belt and the Fulford conservation area. The works comprise 680 dwellings approximately of which 235 are allocated for affordable housing. The mix includes a number of bungalows sited on the western and northern boundaries where they interface with ...

London & Quadrant

DarntonB3 acted as Architect from project inception to handover for this new build scheme in at Whyteleaf, Surrey. The steeply sloping nature of the site and its numerous trees and potential specie habitats posed a number of challenges to its development. However, we successfully produced a scheme that converted these challenges into opportunities, creating a development of unique and individual ...

BPB

We provided architecture for the expansion and redevelopment of the Sherburn site of BPB, a project to construct new plasterboard manufacturing facilities to produce approximately 330,000 tonnes of plasterboard per year. Our architectural team were instrumental in the project being completed on time and within cost plan. A major production facility, the project posed challenges of planning and ecology. Sympathetic ...

Paul Smith

DarntonB3 are currently appointed as Architect for this scheme to extend existing Headquarter offices on behalf of Paul Smith at Kean Street, London. The project includes a two storey vertical extension to a four storey existing office building, providing circa 3000 m2 of additional high quality office space. Commercial Experience Darnton EGS has been involved in commercial office projects including ...

Priority Sites

We acted as Architect for this development project to provide high quality new business space in office and hybrid office units at Speke Garston, Liverpool. The scheme regenerates existing brownfield development land and creates two structures, one of 2200 m2 together with a further building housing eight business units totalling 3000 m2 in area. Close proximity to existing historic hanger ...

University of Westminster

DarntonB3 were appointed to a four year Framework agreement for Architectural services, on behalf of the University of Westminster. Under the agreement we successfully completed a commission to extend an existing University facility at 115 New Cavendish Street, London. The extension incorporates Library/quiet working space, computer workstations, break-out spaces, discussion space and toilets. The building provides facilities for the schools ...

Cornwall College

DarntonB3 have worked as Architect for Cornwall College on a number of projects and were previously appointed to a framework agreement for architecture. Cornwall College is a provider of Further and Higher Education courses and is based across nine sites across Cornwall. The firm has been responsible for developing proposals for several new build and refurbishment projects including the rationalisation of existing ...

SL Libya

DarntonB3 act as concept architects for a joint UK/Libyan client in respect of a mixed use regeneration project in Benghazi, the centrepiece of which is a stunning 30-storey tower. The scheme will deliver a new 1200-person headquarters office facility together with large scale Conference Facility, Hotel, Health Centre, Sky Restaurant, Fire station, Gatehouse, retail units, parking and additional independent office ...
Kohinoor

Kohinoor Group

Our client Kohinoor Group engaged DarntonB3 to provide an international design approach for a large-scale masterplan concept for a gated community on a prestigious 114 acre site in suburban Pune, India. The masterplan developed in response to this is set out in a double radial configuration with a large central open space used as a multi-use community open space ideal ...
Candlelighters

Candlelighters’ Trust

A commission to provide architectural design for a pavilion and facilities at Leeds General Infirmary on behalf of the Candlelighters’ Trust, a children’s cancer charity based in Yorkshire. The scheme transformed an area of hard-standing play space into an enjoyable and exciting space with a purpose-built timber frame play room, covered tensile canopy walkway between play room and existing ward, ...

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan

DarntonB3 were appointed as Architect for all RIBA stages for this project to transform a single storey extended building into a modern, inviting community and educational facility. The project allowed for the creation of a new art gallery at first floor level above an existing upgraded canteen, new classrooms, a language lab in the basement, an art room, a dance ...
Federation of Pattidar Associations

Federation of Pattidar Associations

DarntonB3 were appointed for all RIBA stages to provide a new community centre for FPA on the site of a former community centre. Our brief was to create a new community facility on the site of an existing community building in Wembley, London. We were tasked to design a modern functional building within the footprint of a previous planning consent ...

National Railway Museum

DarntonB3 acted as Architects for this project to improve storage and archiving facilities and access for research and public purposes at the National Railway Museum, York. The project consists of reconfiguring existing collections spaces, reading rooms, research areas and public gallery to improve environmental conditions as well as access. A new archive facility has been created to BS5454 standards. This ...