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 ...

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. ...

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, ...

Pembrokeshire County Council

Pembroke Technium was the winner of the Insider Property Wales Sustainable Design Award. The building has been developed to be a model of sustainability and low energy use to demonstrate systems under development. The building is centred on the creation of and ‘internal street’ this was taken a step further by transforming the link to the main building into an ...

Community Health Services

DarntonB3 created designs for a modern new build health centre located in East London. The building is located adjacent to Mile End Hospital with part of the site within a conservation area and hence the architectural design responds to the sensitivity of the surrounding historic buildings. The building has been designed to achieve a BREEAM outstanding rating. Healthcare Experience Our work in the healthcare sector ...

Rhyl Surgery

This brownfield redevelopment adjacent to the railway and bus terminal in Rhyl provides a compact and sustainable architectural statement in keeping with its urban setting. Sustainable technologies and clear design approach contribute to the scheme which was well received by the Design Commission for Wales. Healthcare Experience Our work in the healthcare sector encompasses the design and management of buildings ...

Housing Hartlepool

The dwellings that DarntonB3 Architecture designed on this scheme were to strict design standards such as; Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3, Lifetime Homes, Building for Life, Housing Quality Indicators and the Design Quality Standards. These standards informed our design decisions; the house types that were designed allowed a great deal of flexibility to the client. Residential Experience Our work ...

Somerset County Council

Darnton B3 designed a new co-located school for Robert Blake Science College and Elmwood Special School to RIBA Stage C+ as part of a bid for Somerset BSF. The formal design review from CABE commented, “This design demonstrates an inventive co-location strategy that relates well to its site.” Sustainability was strategically incorporated from the initial concept onwards with a view to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...
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, ...

Cotswold Outdoor Leisure

DarntonB3 have been responsible for Architectural services in relation to Cotswold Outdoor stores. Our brief has been to provide architectural services to submit a detailed design that complies with legal, statutory and technical requirements and to be consistent with the established concept of the shopping centre design. Schemes also include realistic measures to reduce carbon footprint and minimise environmental impacts ...